ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Long Journey of Bureaucratic Reforms

A Fixed Tenure System

Administrative reforms in India have been a long-drawn-out process, and recommendations on having a fixed tenure system for bureaucrats have been repeatedly made since before Independence. The legislature now needs to take notice since the Supreme Court has stepped in on this issue. Its order of 31 October 2013 is a signifi cant step on the long journey to bring about much-needed change in the personnel management of the Indian executive.

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