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‘Understand the ethos of civil services’

‘Civil service was envisaged as implementational agents of mammoth socio-economic, political transformation’

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said it was important for civil service aspirants to understand the role of the administrative services in a multifaceted country like India.

“As aspirants for the coveted civil services of the nation, it is important for you to understand the ethos of a civil servant and what is the role of civil service administration in a multifaceted nation as India,” the former President said at an e-conclave organised by Unacademy in association with The Hindu .

“From being instruments of the perpetuation of status quo, the civil service was envisaged as implementational agents of [a] mammoth socio-economic and political transformation,” Mr. Mukherjee stated.

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