Tue. Jul 23rd, 2019

Police News Plus Salute to all Civil Servants, Happy Civil Services Day


The Government of India celebrates April  21 every year as ‘Civil Services day’ as an occasion for the civil servants to rededicate themselves to the cause of citizen and renew their commitments to public service and excellence in work. This date is chosen to commemorate the day when first Home Minister of Independent India, Sardar  Vallabhbhai Patel addressed the probationers of Administrative Services Officers in 1947 at Metcalf House, Delhi, he referred to civil servants as the ‘steel frame of India’. The first such function was held in Vigyan  Bhawan, New delhi  21 April 2006.

As part of Civil Servant Day, Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration are presented to Districts/Implementing Units for implementation of Priority programme  and innovation categories. With participation from a large number of Districts across the country in the Awards scheme, the scale of entire process is very large. These awards on the Civil Services day each year bring together civil servants to connect with each other   and learn the good practices being implemented across the nation in the field of public grievance. This annual affair is eagerly awaited by all public administrators to celebrate outcomes of work done in the entire year.

While IPS officers resolve to remain true to values of the Steel Frame that our founding fathers enunciated, our gratitude is due to citizens, whose support & respect motivate us to face challenges & sacrifice, to defend our country & the constitution.‬

Police News Plus Salute to all Civil Servants., Happy Civil Services Day

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