Test 6:Public Administration and Management

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Covering the following topics:
• Administration and management: Meaning, nature and significance. Its role in developed & developing societies. Evolution of Public Administration as a discipline, new public administration, Theories of public administration.
• Concepts of power, authority, legitimacy, responsibility and delegation.
• Principles of organization: Hierarchy, Span of control and unity of command
• Functions of management, Corporate governance and social responsibility
• New dimensions of public management, management of change.
• Aptitude and foundational values of civil services: integrity, impartiality, and non partisanship, dedication to public service, relationship between generalists and specialists.
• Legislative & Judicial control over administration: various methods and techniques of legislative & judicial control.
• Administrative setup, administrative culture in Rajasthan: Governor, Chief Minister, Council of Ministers, State Secretariat and Chief Secretary.
• District administration: organization, role of District Collector and Superintendent of Police, Sub-divisional and Tehsil administration.
• Development Administration: Meaning, Scope and Characteristics.
• State Human Rights Commission, State Election Commission, Lokayukt, Rajasthan Public Service Commission, Public Service Guarantee Act, 2011