1. Narendra Modi speech on Civil Services Day: Here are top 5 motivational quotes by PM

Narendra Modi speech on Civil Services Day: Here are top 5 motivational quotes by PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday delivered an emotionally-charged speech which touched upon a range of topics- from the need to transform to keep pace with evolving times to how to bring a positive change in people's lives.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: April 21, 2017 1:19 PM
pm narendra modi, narendra modi, modi civil services day, modi speech civil services day, civil services day modi, narendra modi speech, modi speech, prime minister speech, india news Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday delivered an emotionally-charged speech which touched upon a range of topics- from the need to transform to keep pace with evolving times to how to bring a positive change in people’s lives. (ANI image)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday delivered an emotionally-charged speech which touched upon a range of topics- from the need to transform to keep pace with evolving times to how to bring a positive change in people’s lives. PM Modi was addressing an august gathering during which he honoured bureaucrats for Excellence in Public Administration on the occasion of Civil Services Day in New Delhi. He also conferred the Prime Minister’s awards for Excellence in Public Administration to Districts and other Central and State organisations for effective implementation of Programmes and Innovation. The awards have been instituted with a view to acknowledge, recognize and reward the extraordinary and innovative work done by Districts and Organizations of the Central and State governments for the welfare of common citizen.

Here are his top 5 motivational quotes that he has listed:

1. With changing times, a need may arise that we may have to change our working style. From regulator, we need to be an enabling entity.

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2. With quantum jump in work must also come a qualitative change.

3. The push for reform comes from political leadership but the perform angle is determined by officers.

4. A spirit of ownership is essential. Let us believe that through this set up we can bring a positive change in people’s lives.

5. Hierarchy remains an issue- this is something we inherited from colonial rulers & we did not leave that behind in Mussoorie.

PM Modi has asserted that he did not lack the political will needed to carry out reforms as he asked the civil servants to break silos and work together as a team to perform and transform.

In his addreess on Thursday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh after inaugurating the 11th Civil Services Day celebrations had said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision is focused on development and good governance and with the help of technology civil servants can improve service delivery mechanism.

(With agency inputs)

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    Hemen Parekh
    Apr 22, 2017 at 10:32 am
    “ Think Out of the Box “ Possible ? DNA ( 22 April 2017 ) carries following report : “ Take decisions fast , don’t fear consequences : PM “ Here is an extract : • Urging the country’s top officials to “ think out of the box “and take collective ownership to bring change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told them to become “ enablers ” rather than “ regulators “ • Some bureaucrats have referred to the three Cs – the CAG , CBI and the CVC – as stumbling blocks in decision making. • He asked civil servants to weigh their decisions from an outcome point of view and not from an output point of view • A legislation proposed in 2013 to amend the “ Prevention of Corruption Act “ to protect “ honest “ officials by differentiating between a corrupt decision and a genuine error is pending before the parliament • Over the years, this “ fear factor “ have led bureaucrats to defer decisions either referring them to their respective Ministers or to the PMO • If a decision is taken with
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