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.
Unit 1: Administrative System in Ancient Period (LH 6)
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
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