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Naved Ashrafi

Naved Ashrafi is a research fellow in Public Administration at the Department of Political Science, Aligarh Muslim University.


History and law

Assessing Nehru, the administrator

Though highly inspired by the Soviet model of planning, Nehru in his presidential address at Indian Institute of Public Administration (March 26, 1954) found Communism “as rigid as a religion”. Nehru believed in “administrative realism”; he planned for a planned development of independent India right after his visit to the Soviet in the British days but invited specialists like Paul H Appleby and Albert Meyer from the United States for evaluation and formative tasks in independent India.

July 29,2018