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

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 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) or other All India Service officers are willing to come to the Centre to head ministries and departments.  Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) data shows only a few cadres from Delhi, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territories (AGMUT), and from the Northeast, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar form 30 per cent of the officers at senior administrative grade serving at the Centre.  Chief.....

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