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Is Indian Administrative Service losing its charm? Recently I heard some one jocularly describing a District Collector as a -----Glorified Head Clerk? Your views?

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Asked by Good Citizen, 20 Aug '12 03:48 pm
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1) Well, well, you have hit the nail on its head. You cannot be more right!
2) A minor correction. They are not Glorified. Rather disgusting.
3) In every country, whenever the private and public sector orgs. Hire people, they ask the simple question as to whether the guy is technically qualified and competent.
4) It is a simple common sense. You cannot hire a non-technical person for the technical job. At the same time, it is not suggested to hire a technical person for the non-technical job. Sadly, not many thoughts have been given to this simple truth in this great country while hiring the people for the top jobs in this country. It is really funny.
5) It is the right time to do away entirely with the present recruitment process to the top civil service jobs in the country.
6) It shall be replaced by the professionals with hands on experiences in the management of the organizations, specialized in finance, good governance etc.
Answered by Tony Fernandez, 20 Aug '12 04:08 pm

 
  
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I was never charmed by IAS any way. But I would not term a DC as a Glorified Head Clerk.
For that matter, what exactly are these highly paid IT professionals or business analysts doing? Are these also not also high level clerical jobs?
Answered by Vikram, 20 Aug '12 04:16 pm

 
  
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Do u think every human being is sensible one there are enough fools like this person also who had made this new definition why should we take such persons seriously
Answered by iqbal seth, 20 Aug '12 03:57 pm

 
  
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Yes ...I A S Losing it's charm.

Coz...many never likes to be slave of Politicians.
Answered by anantharaman, 20 Aug '12 05:37 pm

 
  
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I endorse your statement friend
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 20 Aug '12 03:49 pm

 
  
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Seems right in view of the salaries paid in other sectors
Answered by Om Shrivastava, 20 Aug '12 04:04 pm

 
  
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