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.”