Overview for District Administration in Mizoram: A Study of the Aizawl District
District is the administrative until of the state government in India with which every citizen comes into contact. It is the level at which the policies are made into practice and the problems of local people are studied and communicated to the government. It is the district that the big and complex administrative machinery of government is in operation and it is by its accomplishments at this vital center that the extent of success of governmental policies, plans and programes are measured. The book is divided systematically into eight chapters. The first chapter deals objectively with a theoretical concept of District Administration and traces its evolution from ancient period till date in India. Also highlighting the functioning of the district administration in the North-Eastern region. The remaining seven chapters deal with Mizoram in general and the Aizawl District in particular during the period of 1972-1995. the basic thrust of the study is to find out as to what extent the district administration has come up to the expectations of the people in the Aizawl District and to suggest certain recommendations in order to make district administrationresponsive, change, goal and result oriented in the management of the affairs of the people. This will be very useful for policy makers, practitioners, teachers, scholars and students, and to all those interested in public administration studies.
Lalneihzovi (b. 1966), M.A., Ph.D. (Public Administration) is Lecturer in the Department of Public Administration, Mizoram University, Aizavl. She has been teaching Public Administration for more than seventeen years at the post-graduate level. She has participated in several local, regional, national and international seminars, conferences, workshops and contributed many scholarly and research papers. She has a few papers. She has a few papers published to her credit including an edited volume on Role of Ropuiliani in the Freedom Struggle. She is member of some academic bodies of this University and also a life member of the Indian Institute of Public Administration, Mizoram Regional Branch, (New Delhi) and New Public Administration Society of India, Warangal.