District Administration Concept and Emergence (Part – 3)

41. Who is responsible for adhering to the business rules of the State Government in India? – Chief Secretary of the State Government

  • The Chief Secretary is called the axis of administration of the state.
  • The Chief Secretary is responsible for the operation and efficiency of the entire administrative work of his state.

42. There is a formal means of government communication between the Secretary to the Government of India and the State Administration. – Chief Secretary

  • The Chief Secretary is the main medium of contact and communication between his central government and other state governments.
  • The Chief Secretary also acts as the spokesperson of the State Government.
  • Chief Secretary is the senior most public servant of the state government.

43. The authority of the Chief Secretary is similar to – Secretary to the Government of India

44. Some state governments have cabinet level ministers and state ministers as well as additional parliamentary secretaries. These parliamentary secretaries are members of the state legislature and who appoints them – the governor

45. There is a formal channel of official dialogue between any Secretary to the Government of India and the State Administration – Chief Secretary

District Administration Concept and Emergence (Part – 2)

46. On whose recommendation, the post of Chief Secretary of the state was brought before the post of Secretary in the Government of India in the year 1973? – Central Administrative Reforms Commission

47. About the Chief Secretary of the State

  • He is the Secretary of the Board of Ministers of State.
  • He is the head of the civil services of the state.
  • He is the Principal Advisor to the Chief Minister of the state.

48. Work of the State Secretariat

  • To assist and advise Ministers in formulation of public policies.
  • To coordinate in various developmental tasks.
  • To outline legislative proposals.

49. In the administration of the State Secretariat, through which all the files going to the Cabinet are ultimately required? – Chief Secretary

50. The principal function of the secretariat of a state government is – to assist in the formulation of policy and its implementation.

51. Work of the State Secretariat

  • To assist the Minister in policy formulation.
  • To act as a medium of communication.
  • Drafting of legislation to be presented in the legislature.

52. In which departments of the State Secretariat, the head of which department is ‘expert class public servant’ – Public Works Department

53. Definition of the State Secretariat – The administrative body which is working to provide necessary administrative support and advice to the Chief Minister and the members of the Council of Ministers at the state level is known as the ‘State Secretariat’.

54. Directorate in State Administration – is an executive agency

  • The state secretariat is the staff agency while the directorate is the line agency
  • State Secretariat is concerned with policy formulation and implementation of Directorate Policy.
  • Also called the executive department of the directorate and which is completely different from the secretariat departments.

55. A directorate in the state administration has the main responsibility – to implement policies.

what do you mean by Communication?

56. By what name is the head of the directorates mostly called under the state administration – Director

  • The head of the directorate is a director.
  • Director – Additional Director – Joint Director – Deputy Director – Assistant Director

57. Directorates in the state administration were set up so that they – could give the opinion of technical experts to the departments.

  • The head of the directorate supervises the work done by the staff in the department at the district level.
  • The head of the directorate exercises disciplinary powers over its subordinate employees.

58. Work of Directorate of States

  • Executing government policies
  • Control of regional agencies
  • Collecting data for choice process

59. Legislature includes

  • Governor, Assembly, Legislative Council, Chief Minister

60. Correct statement

  • Ordinary Bill can be re-established in any House of the State Legislature.
  • An ordinary bill can be introduced by a minister or a non-official member.
  • There is no provision in the constitution for a joint sitting of the two houses of the legislature on Mandsaur De in any bill.
  • Money Bill can be re-established only in Legislative Assembly and not in Legislative Council.

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