India Honors Civil Services Examination Toppers

Jitendra Singh felicitating Tina Dabi, topper of Civil Services Examination, 2015, in New Delhi on June 01, 2016
Jitendra Singh felicitating Tina Dabi, topper of Civil Services Examination, 2015, in New Delhi on June 01, 2016

An Indian government minister Jitendra Singh felicitated the Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2015 toppers on Wednesday.

The interaction was organised by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions.

Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that good governance is essential for the development of the country and the young bureaucrats are going to be the tools of good governance.

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He told the toppers that they have three decades to serve and they should utilise their potential in the overall development of the country. He also said that their batch will also get training as Assistant Secretaries at the Centre and they will be the second such batch to get this training.

While interacting with the toppers, the minister said that the current Government had started this tradition of felicitating and interacting with the fresh CSE inductees.

[ आइए सुने अपने प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी जी के मन की बात ]

The toppers thanked the Department and also shared their experience. The parents and family members of the toppers were also present during the function.

They also interacted with the minister and the officials of the Department. This group of toppers represented the pan-India distribution of successful candidates.

Sanjay Kothari, secretary, DoPT and other senior officers of the Department were present during the interaction.

Photo courtesy: Press Information Bureau

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