OFFICER TRAINEES OF THE STATE CIVIL SERVICE OFFICERS PROMOTED TO THE IAS CALL-ON THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA
A group of 33 Officer Trainees of the 111th Induction Training Programme for State Civil Service Officers, promoted to the IAS from Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie called-on the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on August 31, 2012. Speaking to the Officers the President stated that the Civil Service Officers are the most important instrument for implementing decisions of the political executive. He hoped that the period of training would be rewarding for the officers and they will dedicate their services to building the nation. He stated that the public expectations were increasing and people were increasingly becoming conscious of their rights. He urged the officers to play their role of catalytic agents in helping people become partners in development.