PRIME Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is inaugurating the Civil Services Day in
on Thursday. On this occasion, he will also give away the “PM’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration” for the year 2009-10. Those who are receiving awards are: New Delhi
a) Bridging the Gap –Turnaround of
Bihar Rajya Pul Nirman Nigam
b) Success Story of Malkapur 24x7 Water Supply Scheme (
c) Education and Training Centre – Dreams to Reality, Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, (
d) Sickle Cell Anemia Control Programme, Government of
e) Sustainable Plastic Waste Management, Himachal Pradesh.
All officers of Central and state governments individually or as group or as organization are eligible. The award includes a medal, scroll and a cash amount of Rs 1 lakh. In case of a group, the total award money is Rs 5 lakh subject to a maximum of Rs 1 lakh per person. For an organization this is limited to Rs 5 lakh.
Minister of state for personnel, public grievances and pensions and PMO V Narayanasamy, cabinet secretary KM Chandrashekhar and principal secretary to Prime Minister TKA Nair will be among those present on the occasion.
Transparency and ethics in governance, improvement of public service delivery systems and challenges of economic management are among the issues that will be deliberated in the day long proceedings.
Action and Appointments
a) Kapil Dev Tripathi, a 1980 batchb) Atul Chaturvedi, a 1974 batch UP cadre retired IAS has been appointed as principal adviser in the Cabinet Secretariat on contract basis for a period of three months from the date of assumption of charge.
cadre IAS, has been appointed as secretary, Central Vigilance Commission, in the rank and pay of additional secretary in the vacancy of KS Ramasubban, a 1976 batch Assam West Bengal cadre IAS who has retired.