Bureaucracy of Pakistan as Change Agent:
The role of bureaucracy in third world countries including Pakistan is to change the behaviour of the masses and theri outlook as well. In the west, bureaucracy also acted as a change agent by introducing educational programmes, health and hygiene programmes to the people among many other activities. In 1950s, india started community programme. The idea was a social change with in the society. Pakistan ever since her independence in 1947, embarked upon various socio economic programme to create change in the outlook and behaviour of the people specially in the rural areas. The bureaucracy worked as a change agent in the following fields.
- Health and Sanitation.
- Population Control.
- Betterment of workers and Labourers.
- Rights of women etc.
President Muhammad Ayub Khan through bureaucracy taught and introduced the basic principles of democracy and created conciousness among the masses. Deputy Commissioners were made in-charge of local councils to inculcate basic democracies education to the leaders at grass root level but this system could not work successfully as the president intended to prolong his stay through BD System. However, the bureaucracy during the regime of ayub khan time did educate the people in the field of education, agriculture and communication.