On the occasion of Civil Services Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will confer the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 21 April 2022 at 11:00 am. He will also address civil servants during the event.
Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration have been instituted with a view to recognise the extraordinary and innovative work done by districts/implementing units and Central/State organisations for the welfare of common citizens. They are also conferred for the effective implementation of identified priority programs and innovation.
Exemplary work done in the following five identified priority programmes will be given awards which are to be presented on Civil Services Day 2022:
(i) Promoting “Jan Bhagidari” or People’s Participation in Poshan Abhiyan
(ii) Promoting excellence in sports and wellness through Khelo India scheme
(iii) Digital payments and Good Governance in PM SVANidhi Yojana
(iv) Holistic Development through One District One Product (ODOP) scheme
(v) Seamless, End-to-End Delivery of Services without Human Intervention
A total of 16 awards for five identified Priority Programmes and for innovations in the sphere of public administration/delivery of services, etc. will be given this year.
(With inputs from PIB)