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Are IAS officers quitting the civil services to join politics?
“Resignations of IAS officers to join politics, civil society or the corporate sector have happened in the past too. There is still tremendous interest in civil services. Look at the training academies that have sprouted all over Kerala. They are all flourishing” –KM Chandrasekhar, former cabinet secretary. The worry is not entirely unfounded.
Can a civil servant become a politician after IIT-IAS?
You are planning even longer route to become a politician. Though, there had been some IAS turned politician (like Yashwant Sinha, Ajit Jogi) but there is hardly any successful IIT-IAS-Politician in India to best of my knowledge. There is no advantage to a civil servant when he joins politics.
Is the role of IAS officers diminishing at the centre?
Half a dozen bureaucrats ET Magazine spoke to said they were unhappy that the role of IAS officers was diminishing at the Centre. There is no guarantee now of an IAS officer becoming a Union joint secretary even after she gets empanelled, they say.
What happens when you leave the IAS?
After all, the clout of the premier administrative arm in the bureaucracy is widely known. “The first change you feel after leaving the IAS is that you lack the authority that had come with the post,” says OP Agarwal, who resigned from IAS in 2007 and is now CEO of World Resources Institute India.
Why are so many IAS officers resigning in India?
The years around 2000 saw India reaping higher rewards of the economic liberalisation it had set off a decade ago. An expanding India Inc required capable managers. This led to a flurry of resignations of officers of the elite Indian Administrative Service (IAS).
What is the day-to-day life of an IAS officer?
Candidates who successfully clear the UPSC Civil Services Exam get the first taste of life as an IAS officer as soon as they join the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration ( LBSNAA ). The day to day life of an IAS officer during training is very disciplined and starts at 6 am sharp.
Can an IAS officer be deputed to a private company?
There are provisions to depute IAS officers to private organizations for short tenures as well. As per the Code of Criminal Procedure (1973) of the Indian Penal Code: Sections 107,108,109,110,133,144 and 176 lists out powers for maintaining law and order given to Magistrates