Reports
topics
Covid-19, Social Sector Policy
economies
India
languages
English
By
Centre for Policy Research
Released
February 2021

The Pandemic and Public Administration: A Survey of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officers

Centre for Policy Research

This report presents the results of a representative survey of over 500 IAS officers, conducted between August and September 2020 (about 7 months into the Covid-19 pandemic). It offers insight into the critical challenges related to the government response to the pandemic. In doing so, it also reveals the government’s views on the role of the social sector, private sector, and others during the pandemic. This report is part of a larger body of work on understanding the norms and values underpinning different state institutions in India. Read it here.