Published on: April 22, 2022
NATIONAL CIVIL SERVICES DAY
National Civil Services Day is celebrated on April 21
- Why April 21 – 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
- Patel addressed Civil servants as the ‘Steel Frame of India’
- The Day is dedicated to all those who are involved in Civil Services in order to commemorate their exemplary Services.
- On this day, the central government evaluates the work of various departments, and they also make plans for the coming years
- Every year on this day, Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration are conferred “to acknowledge, recognize and reward the extraordinary and innovative work done by Districts/ Organizations of the Central and State Governments”, according to the official website of the awards