Public Service Day Quick Facts

Event NamePublic Service Day ()
Event LevelNational Day
Observed byIndia

Public Service Day Brief

Civil Services Day / Public Service Day is celebrated on the 21st April. It is celebrated for the excellence of all civil services including the Indian Administrative Service, and State Administrative Service. The Government of India celebrates 21st April every year as Public Service Day. On this day All India Service officers are rewarded for their best service.

Public Service Day History

Every year April 21 is celebrated in the country as 'Civil Service Day' or 'Public Service Day' by the Government of India. It is celebrated for the excellence of all civil services including the Indian Administrative Service, and State Administrative Service. In the year 1947, it was addressed as 'Steel Frame of India' during a speech by the Home Member of Parliament Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Metcalf House in Delhi at the time of the inauguration of All India Services on 21st April.

Public Service Day Objective

The purpose of this day is to once again dedicate and commit themselves to the citizens by the members of the Indian Administrative Service, the State Administrative Service.

The day provides an opportunity to the civil servants to introspect and think about the future with the challenges of changing times. On this occasion, all officers of the Central and State Governments are honored by the Prime Minister of India for excellence in public administration.

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Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Public Administration

On this day, various officers of the All India Services are rewarded for their best service, this is to bring better performance among the officers in their practice, as well as to increase and improve their work efficiency to meet the new challenges and on various policies. Opportunity to contemplate and discuss.

The Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Public Administration is presented in three categories. This scheme of honors / awards was formed in 2006, under this scheme, all officers are eligible, individually or as a group or as an organization.

The award also includes a medal, scroll and a cash amount of Rs.1 lakh. The total prize money in case of a group is Rs 5 lakh, with a maximum participant participation of Rs 1 lakh per person. The cash amount for an organization is limited to Rs.5 lakh.

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Day Event Name - Event Level
01 AprilApril Fools' Day - International Day
02 AprilWorld Autism Awareness Day - International Day
05 AprilNational Maritime Day - National Day
06 AprilInternational Day of Sport for Development and Peace - International Day
07 AprilWorld Health Day - International Day
10 AprilWorld Homeopathy Day - International Day
17 AprilWorld Hemophilia Day - International Day
18 AprilWorld Heritage Day - International Day
21 AprilPublic Service Day - National Day
22 AprilWorld Earth Day - International Day
23 AprilWorld Book and Copyright Day - International Day
24 AprilNational Panchayati Raj Day - National Day
25 AprilWorld Malaria Day - International Day
29 AprilInternational Dance Day - International Day

Public Service Day FAQs:

Public Service Day is observed every year on 21 April.

Yes, Public Service Day is an National Day that is celebrated every year on April all over the India.

Public Service Day is observed every year by India.

  Last update :  Tue 28 Jun 2022
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