author={A. N. Kidwai},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Public Administration},
  pages={414 - 419}
  • A. N. Kidwai
  • Published 1965
  • The Indian Journal of Public Administration
  • It is common knowledge that for more than a century of colonial rule, the District Officer was regarded as the kingpin of the district administration. He has been described as the eyes and ears of the Government and for most people in the district he was Government itself. Primarily responsible for law and order and collection of revenues, he also exercised numerous residuary and regulatory functions which invested his office with prestige. He was not answerable to the people but to the alien… CONTINUE READING
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