Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 10th Civil Services Day

Apr 22, 2016 09:02 IST

Civil Services DayPrime Minister Narendra Modi on 21 April 2016 inaugurated the 10th Civil Services Day in New Delhi.

During the inauguration ceremony, PM Modi called for experiments to bring change in society and creating an atmosphere where everyone can contribute.

Besides, PM Modi also conferred awards to civil servants for excellence in implementation of Priority Programmes of the Government of India namely Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna (PMJDY), Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), Swachh Vidyalaya and Soil Health Card Scheme. This is for the first time that a new category of Excellence in implementing a Priority Programme has been added to the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration.

These awards acknowledge, recognize and reward the extraordinary and innovative work done by officers of the Central and State Governments for the welfare of the common citizen.

Recipients of Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration:


Received by

On behalf of

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

Raj Kishore Prasad, LDM of Allahabad Bank of India

24 North Paraganas

Surendra Chandra Das, West Bengal LDM of Union bank of India

Navgaon, Assam

Pramod Narayan, LDM of Punjab National Bank


Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin)

Dr Savita Anand, Principal Resident Commissioner of Rajasthan


Aishwariya Singh, District Collector of West Sikkim

West Sikkim

Swachh Vidyalaya

Anantpur district in Andhra Pradesh


Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir

Dadar & Nagar Haveli

Soil Health Card Scheme

District Collector

Balrampur district of Chhattisgarh

Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh

Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh

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