WOMEN'S ROLE IN INDIAN ADMINISTRATION
Head - Political Science , Vikas College of Arts, Science & Commerce
All India Services - Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) were in existence from the British era. Before 1947 Indian Civil Services had dominance of men but the women entered these services just few decades ago. Today, though women has only 20% of decision â€“ making positions in public and private region, and worldwide women are featured only 1% to 5 % at top positions in organizations. In 2015 mere 12% in Indian Administrative Service and 6.3% in Indian Police Service were recorded. This paper and the research reveals the factual of gender equality in the services and mainly how women are underrepresented in Indian Administrative Service and how three main factors like Organisational factor, Institutional and Cultural factor and ultimately Personal factor hurdles their participation in the services.
Keywords: Women, Indian Administrative Service, Civil Service, Gender Equality.
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)
Published on : 2021-09-25