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- In the intro, mention the need for a proactive, imaginative, technology-savvy, enabling bureaucracy.
- In the body, mention the important role played by the civil bureaucracy in the development of a country. In the next part, mention the issues such as lack of willingness to take the decision and judicial overreach. In the suggestions mention preventing enforcement agencies from taking punitive actions for purely economic decisions without direct evidence, changing inactive bureaucracy to take the genuine risk, changes in recruitment procedure, use of technology etc.
- Conclude by mentioning that India cannot hope to get to a $5-trillion economy without a modern, progressive, results-oriented bureaucracy, one which says “why not?” instead of “why?” when confronted with problems.