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By the Way : Turning dreams to reality

narender-modi-for-speeachPRIME Minister Narendra Modi is passionate about implementing his dreams. He is the first Prime Minister who is interacting with top ranking Secretaries, Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries. He makes the effort to explain his dreams to the civil servants. All wings of the government must work in harmony, Modi said while interacting with 70 additional secretaries and joint secretaries in his office recently, emphasising how the officers need to take a lead in breaking the silos in the government. This was the first of five such interactions being planned with senior bureaucracy in the government. Modi emphasised in the meeting that the combination of development and good governance is essential for the welfare and satisfaction of citizens. Good governance should be a priority for the officers. All wings of the government need to work in harmony, and in synchronisation, to achieve the best possible results. All officers must keep the poor and the ordinary citizens in their minds while taking decisions. The world is looking to India, he reminded, with positive expectations. The entire world feels that a successful India is vital for global balance. There is also a strong undercurrent for excellence from the common citizens of India. Youth from humble backgrounds, with very limited resources are achieving best positions in competitive exams and sports. The officers need to work to promote that spontaneous upsurge of talent, recalling the spirit and energy that they themselves would have possessed in the first three years of their service. This is a unique opportunity for officers to deliver their utmost for the benefit of the nation. There is a need for speed and efficiency in decision-making. Honest decision-making with good intentions would always be encouraged by the Union government. The officers need to focus attention on the 100 most backward districts of India, he said. All good, however, some Additional Secretaries who attended the meeting were miffed as they have little or no work with the ministries being run mainly by Secretaries and Joint Secretaries. gfiles end logo


VOL. 11 | ISSUE 6 | SEPTEMBER 2017

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