The Interface Between the Generalists and Professionals: The Indian Experience
National Institution of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog.
Three major regulatory authorities (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC).
District Planning Committees, which came into being after the promulgation of the 73rd Amendment Act in 1992.
The basic idea is that the mutual exchange of expertise of professionals and generalists is necessary to develop effective policy alternatives. This is where the modern post-colonial civil service, at national and local levels, is going, and rightly so. Modern governance is neither merely a technical act nor merely a Weberian making of rules. Governance is now a socio-cultural and technical act to realize certain well-defined societal and culture-specific ideological goals.
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