There must be exams like IAS, IPS or any service commission exams. Only those who passed should be allowed to even apply for Minister posts, the same can be followed for M.L.A cadidates also.
First of all our administrators in high authority should have minimum knowledge about the department for which he/she is serving. Then only they can think about the well planned projects or Infrastructures.
Say for example, if a new city/town is developing these authorities should plan accordingly that there should be proper road/transport facility, waste disposal facility, proper sanitation, proper power supply, water catchment area, land allotted for gardens, trees along road sides and so on. If a city/town plan has all these then only the same should be approved. Every year new cities are developing and if all these cities are planned accordingly, without saying existing city/town will also change or develop.
If these authorities are not able to plan such things then they can call for open forums or plan contests from Public. You know many young people out there are having more and more innovative ideas.
That knowledge can be used.
Practice makes perfect..
Our growth rate has started only after mid 90's and we started employing youngsters in the Job as soon as they finish their Colleges, now we are focusing on these areas for improvements, it will take some time.
In 2000, have we ever dreamed about traveling at 150+ KM per hour speed to travel from Chennai to Madurai, we never had a car which can travel at that speed and supported infrastructures. It is a matter of time, money and growth. We need to employ fresh bloods in the system to play the forward game and oldies should be moved back to play the defense...