Governance in India by M.Laxmikanth has been designed for the aspiring candidates appearing for the coveted Civil Service Examination (CSE). This revised second edition focuses on the various dynamics of the country's governing system. McGraw Hill Education's Governance in India for Civil Services Examinations includes 22 chapters covering Rights Issues, Public Policy, Central Administration, State Administration, Divisional Administration, District Administration, Personnel Administration, Financial Administration, Law and Order, Control Over Administration, Statutory Bodies, Regulatory Bodies, QuasiJudicial Bodies, Autonomous Bodies, Advisory Bodies, Executive Bodies, Government Interventions for Development, Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections, Laws for Protection of Vulnerable Sections, Institutions and Bodies for Vulnerable Sections, Important Aspects of Governance and Comparison of the Constitutions. Apart from this comprehensive content, the book also provides relevant information on various Commissions constituted from time to time in the Appendix section.
The UPSC or Union Public Service Commission of India is the apex authority in charge of the recruitment for various Civil Service positions in the Government of India. Some of them are Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Revenue Service (IRS). Their examinations are considered to be the toughest of the lot with a success rate of 0.1%-0.3%. Laxmikanth's books have always provided in-depth knowledge in the fields of Indian Governance and Polity. The author's unique style of detailing is reflected in his other works - Public Administration and Indian Polity for Civil Services Examination. Simplified interpretation of topics in a reader-friendly format makes Governance in India (English, paperback) an excellent reference material for the CSE and other competitive exams.