Duvvuri Subbarao, former RBI governor, is a retired IAS officer. Views are personal.
If institutions such as FATF continue to keep Pakistan on the grey list or even blacklist it, and IMF imposes more stringent conditionalities, global investor confidence in Pakistan could nosedive, deepening the economic crisis.
Indian Administrative Services can lead the charge. If it reinvents itself, its effects will ripple through the system, galvanise change.
A nuanced process of active but careful cadre management should inform lateral entry into IAS
There should be a system of annual recruitment into the IAS of mid-career professionals from diverse sectors