PM to confer Awards for Excellence in Public Administration and address Civil Servants tomorrow

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will confer the Awards for Excellence in Public Administration for effective implementation of identified Priority Programs and Innovation to districts/implementing units and other Central/State organisations at Vigyan Bhawan in the capital tomorrow on April 21. He will address Civil Servants on this occasion.

PM Awards for Excellence in Public Administration have been instituted with a view to acknowledge, recognize and reward the exemplary work for citizen’s welfare by Districts & Organisations of the Central and State Governments. Four priority programs identified for the award: i) Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, ii) Promoting Digital Payments, iii) Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban & Rural, and iv) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana. In addition, there are awards for Innovation for Central, State organisations including Districts. 11 awards for 4 identified Priority Programmes will be given this year while two awards shall be given to organizations of Central/State Government/Districts for innovations out of which one award will be given to an Aspirational district.

Prime minister will release two books on this occasion. ‘New Pathways’ is a compilation of Success stories on implementation of identified Priority Programmes & Innovations while ‘Aspirational Districts: Unlocking Potentials’ is an account of evolving strategies for transforming Aspirational Districts.