This year huge entries 2,345 are received to contest for the prestigious Prime Ministers Award for Excellence in Public Administration 2017.
24th January was the last date of receiving the entries. India’s Prime Minister Modi will be giving awards of Excellence in Public Administration on Civil Services Day on 21st April 2017.
From Uttar Pradesh 269 entries are received, while from Madhya Pradesh 114 entries are received.
Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Jitendra Singh said that this year’s awards will be established primarily on excellence in implementation of five significance programmes of the government which are as Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana ,Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana , e-National Agriculture Market and Startup India.