21 April, New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked all civil servants to value time and lead a quality life devoid of stress.
Addressing Civil Services Day function in New Delhi Tuesday , Modi said officers have a mammoth duty to run the nation and a life full of tension cannot achieve anything.
He asked civil servants to see whether their lives have not become robotic. The Prime Minister also conferred awards for excellence in public administration on civil service officers.
The theme of this year’s Civil Service Day is minimum government, maximum governance with emphasis on social sector, housing, employment and skill development and agriculture.
This Day is observed by all officers of the central and state governments to rededicate and recommit themselves to the people.