Prime Minister Narendra Modi will confer the Awards for Excellence in Public Administration for effective implementation of identified Priority Programs and Innovation to districts/implementing units and other Central/State organisations in the capital on Saturday. He will address civil servants on the occasion.
PM Awards for Excellence in Public Administration have been instituted with a view to acknowledge, recognize and reward the exemplary work for citizen’s welfare by districts and organisations of the Central and state governments.
Four priority programmes identified for the award include Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, Promoting Digital Payments, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban & Rural, and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana.
In addition, there are awards for Innovation for Central, State organisations including Districts. Eleven awards for four identified Priority Programmes will be
given this year while two awards shall be given to organisations of Central/State Government/Districts for innovations out of which one award will be given to an Aspirational district.
The Prime Minister will release two books on the occasion. ‘New Pathways’ is a compilation of success stories on implementation of identified Priority Programmes and Innovations while ‘Aspirational Districts: Unlocking
Potentials’ is an account of evolving strategies for transforming Aspirational Districts.