One of the key areas of administrative reforms has been lateral entry, but the success of lateral entry hinges on how it is designed. In light of this, describe the advantages and challenges in the success of this reform. 10 marks

Mentor’s comment- https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/india-ias-administrative-reforms-7234834/ In the intro, briefly describe the idea of lateral entry. In the body, mention the advantages such as domain expertise and specialisation, dealing with the shortage of personnel, change in organisation culture etc. In the challenges mention internal resistance, difference in organisational values, conflict of interest issues, lack of interest from the … Continue reading One of the key areas of administrative reforms has been lateral entry, but the success of lateral entry hinges on how it is designed. In light of this, describe the advantages and challenges in the success of this reform. 10 marks