Can Lateral Entry in the IAS Ensure Good Governance?

The recent decision of the central government to allow lateral entry for joint secretary-level posts comes in the wake of a long-pending need for administrative reform. It remains to be seen how far this decision will be successful in making Indian bureaucracy effective.



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