(GS PAPER-1, EVENTS
SOURCE- THE HINDU)
India celebrates National Civil Services Day on April 21 every year
- Sardar Vallabhai Patel is recognized as the father of the Indian Administrative Service and as the “Steel Frame of India”.
- Civil Services Day is celebrated for the civil servants to rededicate themselves to the cause of citizens of the country.
- This day motivates All civil service officers to work more efficiently.
- On this day the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration is presented to districts for implementing priority programs on National Civil Services Day.