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Suggested Readings For Public Administration

Suggested Readings For Public Administration

Preliminary Examination

1. Introduction to the Study of Public Administration- L.D. White
2. Public Administration- A.R. Tyagi
3. Public Administration in Theory and Practice-
M.P. Sharma & B.L. Sadana
4. Administrative Thinkers- Prasad & Prasad
5. Public Administration- Avasthi & Maheshwari
6. Public Administration -Mohit Bhattacharya

Specific Topics
1. Financial Administration : Financial Administration in India
M.J.K. Thavaraj
2. Comparative Administration : Public Administration : A Comparative Perspective (Topic No. 5 & 6) Ferrel Heady
Constitution of India- D.D. Basu
4. Indian Administration- Avasthi & Avasthi

Relevant Topics : 1. Union Executive 2. State Executive 3. Centre-State Relations 4. Public Services & Public Service Commission 5. Rights & Liabilities of Civil Servants.
Note : M.Laxmi Kanth's Book on Public Administraion of Tata McGraw Hill's for Prel.

Mains Examination

Paper I ::: Basic

1. Introduction to the study of Public Administration- L.D. White
2. New Horizons of Public Administration : Mohit Bhattacharya
3. Administrative Thinkers : Prasad & Prasad
4. Public Administration : A.R. Tyagi
5. Public Administration : C.P. Bhambri
6. Organization Behaviour : Luthans or Robbins

Specific Topics :
1. Basic premises : Modern Public Administration : Nigro & Nigro
2. Vaids Fundamentals of Public Admninistrative Series (Ashtam Prakashan)
(i) Principles of Organisation and Comparative
Public Administration
(ii) Administrative Behaviour
3. Personnel Administration : Public Personnel Administration
O. Glenn. Stahl
4. Administrative Law : Administrative Law M.P. Jain
5. Comparative and Development Administration :
Comparative Public Administration R.K. Arora
6. Public Policy : Public Policy R.K. Sapru

Paper II : Basic

1. Constitution of India- D.D. Basu
2. Indian Administration- Avasthi & Avasthi
3. Administrative Reform Commission (ARC) Report on
(a)Machinery of Planning
(b)Centre-state relationships
(c)Financial Administration
(d)State Administration
(e)District Administration
4. Public Administration- A.R. Tyagi
5. Issues in Indian Administration- R.B. Jain
6. Special volumes of Indian Journal of Public Administration
Specific Topics :
1. Evolution of Indian Administration : NCERT Books (Class XI & XII) on Indian History : Administrative portion.
2. Centre-State Relations : A brief reference to Sarkaria Commission Report.
3. Public Undertakings : Principles and Practices of Public Enterprise ManagementLaxmi Narayan
4. Control of Public Expenditure : Financial Administration in IndiaM.J.K. Thavaraj
5. State Administration : State Administration J.D. Shukla
6. District Administration : District Administration S.S. Khera
7. Local Administration : Local Government in India S.R. Maheshwari
8. Administration for Welfare : Social Welfare Administration D. Paul Choudhary
Annual Report of Department of Justice & Empowerment

Note:Consult IGNOU Materials, Yojna and Kurukshetra

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