The book is recommended for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Political Science; Public Administration.
Revised and updated extensively, this textbook captures the recent and relevant issues that students need to learn to grasp the dialectical interconnection between theoretical conceptualizations and prevalent socio-economic and political circumstances in the context of a transforming world. It examines all the major public policies on environment, health, education and employment, and incorporates the major changes that have taken place in a globalizing world. An essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of public administration and political science, this book will also be useful for students appearing in various Indian civil service examinations and those aiming to clear the UGC-NET exam.
• Three new chapters added to address the changed milieu and the major issues and debates in public administration
• Traces the journey of planning in India from Planning Commission to the National Institute for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog
• Includes charts, diagrams, information boxes and tables to illustrate complex issues to the students