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Second Semester

MPA 506: Development Management-II

The objective of this course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge of contemporary development efforts and their impacts. It also makes students able to analyze development goals, implementation mechanisms, and the issues related to development management.

Course Contents

Unit 1: System Capability, Development Theories and Strategies (LH 12)
  • Political system capability
  • Institutionalism and neo-institutionalism
  • Basic needs approach
  • Human right based approach
  • Ecological approach
  • Sustainable development approach
  • Human development approach
  • Inclusive approach
Unit 2: Global Development Agenda and Strategies  (LH 8)
  • Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Unit 3: Essentials of Development Management        (LH 10)
  • Administrative capability development (training management)
  • Administrative reform
  • Human resource development
  • Uses of ICT/E-governance
Unit 4: Social Accountability Mechanisms         (LH 8)
  • Citizen charter
  • Social audit
  • Management audit
  • Performance management
Unit 5: Issues of Development Management   (LH 10)
  • Corruption
  • Poverty
  • Migration
  • Trust in public institutions
  • Climate change
  • Administrative culture

References

  • Bhargav, S. (Ed.) (2007). Developmental Aspects of Entrepreneurship. New Delhi: Response Books.
  • Bhatta, B. D. (2005). Vikas Prashshan. Kathmandu: Indira Bhatta
  • Bhatta, B. D. (1988). Development Management. Kathmandu: Abhasdev Bhatta.
  • Bongartz, H. & Dahal, D. R. (1996). Development Studies: Self-help Organization, NGOs and Civil Society. Kathmandu: Nepal Foundation for Advanced Studies.
  • Carcknell, B. E. (2002). Evaluating Development Aid: Issues Problems and Solutions. New Delhi: Sage Publications.
  • Center for Empowerment Innovation and Development (2072). Development Management. Kathmandu: Pairabi Prakashan
  • Charles, K. J. (1983). Total Development: Essay Towards an integration of Marxian and Gandhian Perspectives. New Delhi: Vika Publishing House Pvt Ltd.
  • Chatterjee, S. K. (1990). Development Administration. Delhi: Surjeet Publications.
  • Dreze, J. & Sen, A. (Eds.) (2005). Indian Development. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
  • Gallagher, K. P. (Ed.) (2005). Putting Development First. London: ZED Books.
  • Gasper, D. (2004). The Ethics of Development. New Delhi: Vistaar Publications.
  • Jomo K. S. & Ben, F. (Ed.) (2006). The New Development Economics. New Delhi: Tulika Books.
  • Joseph, T. M. (2009). Decentralised Governance and Development. New Delhi: Deep and Deep Publications.
  • Kafle, N. P. (2061). Vikasha Prashaashan. Kathmandu: Sharada Sharma Kafle.
  • Kafle, N. P. (2063). Development Administration. Kathmandu: Phulchooki Publications and Distributions.
  • Kothari, U. (Ed.) (2005). A Radical History of Development Studies: Individuals, Institutions and Ideologies. South Africa: New Africa Books.
  • Mose, D. (2005). Cultivating Development: An Ethnography of Aid Policy and Practice. New Delhi: Vistaar Publications.
  • Palekar, S. A. (2012). Development Administration. New Delhi: PHI Learning Private Limited.
  • Pandey, D. R. (2009). Nepal’s Failed Development. Kathmandu: Nepal South Asia Center.
  • Pandey, Y. (2072). Development Management. Kathmandu: Vidyrthi Pustak Bhandar.
  • Paudel, N. R. (2014). Development Management. Kathmandu: Srijana Pahari.
  • Peet, R. (2005). Theories of Development. New Delhi: Rawat Publications.
  • Pieterse, J. N. (2001). Development Theory: Deconstructions/ Reconstructions. New Delhi: Vistaar Publications.
  • Pieterse, J. N. (2010). Development Theory. New Delhi: Sage Publications.
  • Sapru, R. K. (2003). Development Administration. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
  • Seligson, M. A. & Smith J. T. (Eds.) (2010). Development and Under Development: The Political Economy of Global Inequality. New Delhi: Viva Books.
  • Sen, A. (2016). Development as Freedom, New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
  • Singh, A. (1981). Development Administration. Delhi: Shree Publishing House.
Categories
Second Semester

MPA 508: Administrative System in Nepal

The objective of this course is to acquaint students with the evolution and development of administrative system of Nepal so that students can analyze the administrative structure, process and spheres of Nepalese administration.

Course Contents

Unit 1: Administrative System in Ancient Period (LH 6)
  • Kirat
  • Lichhavi
  • Malla
Unit 2: Administrative System in Post-Unification (LH 8)   
  • Shah administration
  • Rana administration
Unit 3: Central and Sub-national Level Administrative System in Nepal (LH 16)
  • Central level: constitutional bodies, ministries and departments
  • Sub-national level – provincial level administration, and local level administration
  • Interrelationship and coordination between central and sub-national level administration
Unit 4: Administrative Reform Efforts in Nepal  (LH 12)
  • Concept of administrative reform (AR)
  • Efforts of AR in Nepal
  • Implementation of AR and its challenges
Unit 5: Administrative Culture and Trends (LH 6)
  • Administrative culture in Nepal
  • Emerging trends and issues of administrative system

References

  • Agrawal, H. N. (1976). The Administrative System of Nepal from Tradition to Modernity. New Delhi: Vikash Publlishing House Pvt. Ltd.
  • Baiday, T. R. & Manandhar, T. (2053). Aadhunik Nepal ko Prashasanik Itihas (1768-1951). Kathmandu: Nepal Asiali Anusandhan Kendra.
  • Bajracharya, B. R. (1992). Bahadur Shah the Regent of Nepal. New Delhi: Anmol Publications.
  • Bhatta, B. D. (2071). Nepal ko Prashasanik Itihas. Kathmandu: Sopan Mashik.
  • Bhattrai, G. (2064). Nepal ko Sthaniya Prashasan ko Itihas (1768-1951AD.). New Delhi: Adroit Publishers.
  • Rana, K. S.(1967). Polity in Nepal: Origin and Growth. Bombay: Asia Publishing House,
  • Malhotra, R. C. (1958). “Public Administrations in Nepal” Indian Journal of Public Administration, 4 (4), 451-464.
  • Poudyal, M. (1989). Administrative Reforms in Nepal. New Delhi: National Book Organization.
  • Shrestha, T. N. (2005). Nepalese Administration: A Historical Perspective. Kadhmandu: Ratna Pustak Bhandar.