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Civil Services Day 2023

Civil Services Day 2023:

National Civil Service Day, observed on April 21 every year, is a celebration of the idea of national civil service.

  • The first National Civil Services Day was celebrated on April 21, 2006.
  • It ensure the implementation of government policies, ensuring the passage of benefits to the people.
  • The civil services in India consist of the
    • Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
    • Indian Police Service (IPS)
    • Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and
  • A comprehensive list of other Central Services (Group A, B)
  • It commemorates the day when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel – independent India’s first Home Minister, inaugurated the newly-created Indian Administrative Service in 1947, calling them the “steel frame of India.”