K C Sivaramakrishnan (1935-2015)

Economic & Political Weekly, 27 June 2015

K C Sivaramakrishnan, who passed away recently, was the rare bureaucrat who brought his field-level experiences to bear on his understanding of the defi cits of the country's democratic system. A tenacious crusader for decentralisation, Sivaramakrishnan's eye for detail and unwavering commitment to rigour made him stride through university and ministry corridors with equal ease.