Published On: Fri, May 22nd, 2015

Minister says he wanted to be an IAS officer

New Delhi: Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh Thursday revealed he was among the aspirants for the Civil Services examination.

Minister of State for PMO Jitendra Singh said that he wanted to be an IAS officer.

Minister of State for PMO Jitendra Singh said that he wanted to be an IAS officer.

This was during the public reception hosted to felicitate Singh for his role in the government decision to declare Civil Services Preliminary Examination General Studies Paper-II (CSAT) as a qualifying paper.

Singh stressed the need for improvement in the functioning of Civil Services to ensure maximum governance with minimum government and asked future IAS officers to adapt to the changing requirement of the 21st century.

Reaffirming the Narendra Modi government’s commitment to providing maximum governance with minimum government, Singh said it was equally important for future IAS officers to have a natural aptitude for providing the kind of administration, that the contemporary India requires.

TST

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