Free societies do not have inefficient, tenured civil services. It is fortunate for Melbourne City that it does not have IAS officers (unlike, for instance, Delhi or Mumbai).
Instead, directly elected representatives (Councillors) in the Melbourne City local government area hire excellent managers on five year contracts and pay them very well to deliver results. If they don’t deliver, these managers are fired! The citizens also actively participate in Council meetings. If despite that the Councillors fail to deliver results then they are voted out in the next elections.
In Indian governments no one is directly and solely accountable for anything. But freedom can’t exist without accountability. Therefore, India’s colonial governance frameworks and policies of socialism must go. Accountability must be established.
The city of Melbourne provides garbage bins (green bin to the left) and bicycle stands:
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