President, VP, PM greets civil servants on ‘Civil Services Day’


NEW DELHI | April 21, 2020:

The President and Vice President of India have greeted civil servants, past and present and their families on Civil Services Day which is celebrated every year on April 21.

In a tweet, President Ram Nath Kovind said, Our civil services have played a key role in implementing policies and programs for public welfare.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu complimented all the civil servants for effectively and efficiently translating policies into programs. He said, their high professional standards have stood us well in times of peace as well as times of crisis like the current one. Naidu said the civil servants along with doctors and medical professionals have been leading India's fight against COVID-19 Pandemic. He said, the nation is grateful to all such warriors who have been risking their lives in the face of the infection to protect the countrymen. He expressed hope that experienced and able civil servants will assist the nation in winning the battle.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted all civil servants and their families on the occasion of Civil Services Day. In a series of tweets, he appreciated their efforts in ensuring India successfully defeats COVID-19. He said they are working round the clock, assisting those in need and ensuring everyone is healthy.

The Prime Minister paid tributes to Sardar Vallabhai Patel, who envisioned India's administrative framework and emphasized on building a system that is progress-oriented and compassionate.