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Indian Civil Service Officers

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines Indian Civil Service officers. Six of the judges were officers of the storied ICS — the elite civil service trained during the colonial years. They were S.K. Das, K.N. Wanchoo, ... More


The Civil Service

K.P. Krishnan and T.V. Somanathan

in Rethinking Public Institutions in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474370
eISBN:
9780199089109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474370.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the institution of the civil service, covering its initial design as conceived by the makers of the Indian Constitution and changes in that design. ... More


The Civil Service That We Have

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

India’s current civil service was established by the Act of 1853 passed by the British Parliament. It was set up by the colonial government to control a large but potentially disruptive group of ... More


Identification with the Organization

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

When members of an organization identify their interests with those of their organization, they show commitment to its objectives. Identification with the organization gives members a purpose and a ... More


Senior Executive Service

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In most OECD member countries, public sector reforms include the creation of senior executive cadres. The objective is to select the best candidates that would form a unified and cohesive group ... More


Tenure

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Civil servants in India are frequently transferred from one position to another, presenting a major problem in terms of governance. To make matters worse, short tenures have made it difficult to hold ... More


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