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From Andhra Pradesh to Uttar Pradesh, state bureaucracy becomes top heavy

The bloated numbers at the top have reduced the efficiency of state administrations, both for maintaining law and order and to have development works reach the people

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Bureaucracy | civil servants bureaucracy | Bureaucrats

Subhomoy Bhattacharjee  |  New Delhi 



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Chief secretaries and DGPs are the two senior-most administrative positions in any state government.

In all the major states, there are now dozens of chief secretaries and director generals of police, or DGPs. This has happened because few senior (IAS) or other All India Service officers are willing to come to the Centre to head ministries and departments.

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First Published: Fri, March 19 2021. 06:10 IST

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