How dedication to public service can improve the efficiency and effectiveness in public service?
Published: September 30, 2017
Dedication means quality of involving oneself completely or applying one’s attention, time to a particular activity, cause or a person.
Dedication in public service is required as civil servants in India, a developing country need to perform the regular administrative and also play an important role in socio-economic development of the nation. In carrying out these activities he may be faced with several obstructions like social opposition against any programme which is against their deep rooted belief, lack of support from political executive. Schemes for promoting family planning are generally opposed in rural as they consider contraceptives as taboos here dedication is required to fulfil the goal of healthy society. One’s employees and superiors may be involved in corruption. These obstacles can only be overcome when one has perseverance and dedication.
Public service is not a goal but journey which may be non-exciting and unwanted at times, only a dedicated civil servant can remain motivated in such situations.
Dedication would make sense of duty an end in itself, which will be independent of assignment.
Model Questions Category: 100 - Public Service Values Ethics in Public Admin