SME Times News Bureau | 12 Jul, 2018
President M. Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday asked the IAS officers to look
upon people as active agents of transforming India, not merely as 'target groups' or 'beneficiaries' as we used to call them.
IAS Officers of 2016 batch posted as Assistant Secretaries in Central
in New Delhi, Naidu
urged the officers to dopt a more empathetic,
responsive and inclusive approach of administration.
Vice President said that unless this approach becomes an integral
part of our planning and implementation process, the programmes will
further asked the young officers to make good use of the opportunity
and understand the role of Union government in formulation of
policies and programs.
belong to a civil service that was conceived of as a steel frame of
our country by the great visionary unifier and the first Home
Minister of independent India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, he added.
that streamlining service delivery and effective, transparent,
people-centred good governance are the need of the hour, the Vice
President stressed on the need to address challenges in delivering
basic services to the common man.
at greater 'efficiency' and 'effectiveness' and build a
culture of 'evaluation' and constant 'learning' in our
governance systems, he added.
asked officers to adopt a more empathetic, responsive and inclusive
approach of administration.
should be an approach that cares for women, differently abled, the
marginalized and those who have been left out of developmental
process, he added.