CONTENTS:- 1. State Public Services; 2. State Secretariats; 3. Regional Administration; 4. District Administration in India: Perspectives on Change; 5. Democratic Decentralization and Panchayati Raj in India: Perspectives and Practice; 6. Panchayati Raj and Asoka Mehta Committee; 7. The Dynamics of Rural Development; 8. Procedure of Work; 9. Planning Commission and National Development Council; 10. Field Administration; 11. New Direction in Administrative Reforms in India; 12. Constitutional Dynamics Administrative Development; 13. Policy Makers in India; 14. Other Tools of Administrative Improvement; 15. Restructuring Administrative System for National Integration and Development; 16. Administrative Reforms.
To-day administration has to be goal-oriented, change-oriented, innovative, responsive, motivational and integrated. Public Administration is decision making, planning the work, formulating objectives, working with the legislature and citizen organisations, directing and supervising employees, providing leadership, determining work methods, exercising controls.