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Civil Service Day

April 21st is celebrated as Civil Service Day in India in recognition of the contributions of the civil servants to the public. About the Civil Service Day The Civil Service Day is observed every year on 21st of April. It is celebrated to recognize the dedication of civil servants to the cause of citizens. It ..

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Lateral Entry into the Civil Services

Recently, the government has proposed lateral entry into the civil services. While there are several concerns, the idea is neither totally new nor an anathema that should be rejected. What is the present status of the proposed lateral entry program? The Union government released a notification seeking applications to fill in ten government posts at ..

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COMMIT

The Union Government has launched a new training programme known as COMMIT- Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on Induction Training for State Government officials. The objective of this training programme is to improve the public service delivery mechanism and provide citizen centric administration through capacity building of officials who interact with the citizens on day-to-day basis. ..

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India rank 103 in 2017 Global Human Capital Index (GHCI)

India has been ranked 103rd out of 130 nations at the 2017 Global Human Capital Index (GHCI). The list compiled by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) takes into account ‘the knowledge and skills people possess that enable them to create value in the global economic system” to measure the ‘human capital’ rank of a country. ..

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Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS)

The UPA Government had initiated the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) project in 2009 as part of its police modernisation programme under the national e-governance project. It was conceived to bring all 16,000 police stations in India under a single network to counter terror challenges. Objectives of CCTNS The core objective of CCTNS is ..

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