About the Book –
Public Administration and Public Policy (Volume I) is specially aimed at the aspirants of the Civil Services (Main) Examination. It will also be useful for the aspirants of various state services examinations.
This book is strictly aligned with the syllabus of Public Administration prescribed by UPSC. Going along the line of the syllabus, the book deals with the various aspects of administrative and organisational management and incorporates the thoughts and philosophies of various administrative scholars. Based on the evolution and scope of public administration, the book delves deep into the various paradigms and facets of public administration. In line with the UPSC syllabus, the text includes topics such as administrative thinkers, administrative laws, development administration, accountability and control, and financial management. To facilitate quick assessment, each chapter is followed by a detailed compilation of relevant questions from previous years, as well as practice questions and exercises.
The book includes flowcharts, diagrams, and mind maps to facilitate understanding and retention of concepts. Written in extremely clear and simple language, the book serves as a comprehensive textbook for Paper 1 in Public Administration.
Key Features –
- Provides chapter-by-chapter practise questions for self-assessment.
- Guide with answers to questions asked over the last 34 years.
- Contains a trend analysis of assignments over the last few years (2012 to 2022).
About the Author –
Lohit Matani is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the 2014 batch posted in the Maharashtra cadre. He has done B.Tech and M.Tech in Material Science and Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi. He has also done LLB from Maharashtra and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Cyber Crime from National Law University, Nagpur.
Before this book, he has authored three more books- (1) Internal Security, (2) Introduction to Civil Services, (3) Public Administration and Public Policy (Volume II) with OakBridge. Lohit loves interacting with the young students and candidates preparing for the civil services examination through his articles, blogs, and books. He is a writer of the blog “lohitmatani.wordpress.com”.
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