Paper/Speech Details of Conference Program for the 29th NISPAcee Annual Conference Program Overview WG3: Public Administration Reform in CEE and CA (Physical) Author(s) Farhad Sultani I do not belong to any Institution Mazar-i- Sharif Afghanistan Dr. Dayananda Naik Associate Professor Political Science at Mangalore University, India Title An Analytical Study of Administrative Reforms in the Post-Taliban Afghanistan File Paper files are available only for conference participants, please login first. Presenter Farhad Sultani Abstract Abstract: Afghanistan has undergone many economic, political, legal, and administrative reform since the removal of the Taliban from power. Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission was formed in 2002 to promote good governance and embark on administrative reforms. The present paper has twofold objectives: firstly, to review what administrative reform type was initiated by the Post-Taliban Government and then analyze the significant obstacles facing the country's administrative reform process. This study relies on primary and secondary data. Lack of political will, criminalization of politics, weak leadership, low quality of bureaucracy, administrative corruption are the significant challenges facing administrative reform implementation in Afghanistan. The outcome of this study will be fruitful for the present government to carry out reforms in the governmental apparatus to ensure good governance and boost up economic growth. Keywords: Administrative Reform, Good Governance, Accountability, Effectiveness, and Efficiency.