This Edition of Indian Administration is completely revised and updated text. Chapters have been enlarged and rewritten. Fresh chapters have been added on Planning and Audit, making this the most comprehensive treatise on Indian administration today. This is a recommended text for undergraduate students of both Political Science and public administration. Book is a systematic, Scientific and, in fact, most comprehensive Study of the Indian administrative system since the Ancient period. The very first chapter deals with the evolution of the Indian Administration. Philosophical and Constitutional Framework of government has been thoroughly discussed and analysed in the second chapter. About the Author S. R. Maheshwari M.A., Ph.D., Former Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Indian Institute of Public Administration. He has held a number of positions in the government as well as in his field. He is currently National Fellow, ICSSR. He is author of Indian Administration.