The Indian Public Administration Association (IPAA) was established to expand and improve research and academic exchange on public administration, governance and public policy in India. IPAA will keep friendly rapport with other organizations involved in the study and research of public administration in India and abroad.
IPAA provides a forum for exchanging ideas and experiences between Public Administrators, Scholars and Teachers of Public Administration in India and foster affiliation and maintain liaison with other international bodies and organizations interested in public administration
To meet these objectives, the Association holds conferences and symposia at various universities and institutions in India. Further it provides intellectual inputs for Public Administration Departments to organize seminars and workshops.
IPAA is made up of individual members consists of teaching, research and practising public administration in India. The Executive Committee shall keep the list of incumbent members of the organization. New memberships must be approved of by EC based on the merit of the each applicant and his/her contribution to public administration.
IPAA has a President, Vice President, in addition to a General Secretary cum Treasurer as Office Bearers. They are elected every year among the members of the organization at the general body meeting as per constitution of the Association. Besides, an elected Executive Committee of the Association consists of Eleven Members (eight elected, two co-opted and immediate Past President).
The EC proposes to the general body meeting of the place, time and theme of each conference. IPAA shall collect membership and conference registration fees from the participants of the annual general body meeting.