PMO has circulated a proposal which may lead to major change in the allocation of services to successful candidates of civil services examination. However, without debating the merits of the proposal, political opposition has raised a false alarm
Misinterpreting the Well-Intentioned
There cannot be two opinions on the issue that the steel frame of the civil services in India needs structural reforms now. The multiplying challenges in the governance warrant the same. Several reports by Transparency International have highlighted the deep-rooted corruption in the civil services. The Vohra Committee report highlighted the lack of secular governance and pointed to the intellectual deficiencies of civil servants after they join the services.