Civil Services Day: Know the significance of the day
The Civil Services Day celebrated to laud all the Indian civil servants for their public services and works towards the betterment of the country.
New Delhi: The Civil Services Day celebrated to laud all the Indian civil services officers for their public services and works towards the betterment of the country.
The civil services dedicate their lives to the cause of citizen.
Why Civil Services Day is celebrated?
The Civil Service Day is celebrated on 21 April every year. The purpose for this day is to rededicate and recommit themselves to the cause of the people.
Who is father of civil services in India?
The present civil services of India are mainly based on the pattern of the former Indian Civil Service of British India. Warren Hastings laid the foundation of civil service and Charles Cornwallis reformed, modernised, and rationalised it. Hence, Charles Cornwallis is known as 'the father of civil service in India'.
Which is the highest post in civil services?
The highest ranking civil servant is the Cabinet Secretary.
First celebration of Civil Services Day in India
The first celebration of Civil Services Day was held on April 21, 2006, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. On this day, the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence has been conferred to Public Administration to various officers to celebrate their work.