August 29, 2009 4:10:16 am
With a view to provide a platform for civic servants to interact among themselves,a Memorandum of Association of ‘Society of Civil Servants Pune’ was formally signed in the presence of Chief Commissioner of Income Tax M Narsimhappa and Abhijit Basu,principal CDA(SC) here on Friday.
The MoA has been signed after three months of deliberations among the various civil service officers who came together including those from IAS,IPS,IRS ,IDAS,IDES,IFS,IIS,IPoS,IPTS,IRTS.
Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh,Divisional Commissioner Dilip Band,Ashok Harnal IDES,Prakash Thosre of Director of Social Forestry were present on the occasion.
The Society seeks to provide a platform for civil servants to interact among themselves and promote brotherhood among the services with a view to enable better understanding among various government departments and better growth for society.
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Speaking on the occasion Narsimhappa said it was a historic occasion and said service to the nation would be the common goal,which the society shall strive to achieve. He said civil servants as a group share common values and ideals which brings them together.
Satyapal Singh said that initially the focus should be on taking care of ourselves and making the society stand on its own before doing on any welfare activities.
Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Southern Command) Abhijit Basu,IDAS and Chief Commissioner of Income Tax Shri Narsimhappa,IRS are the brainchild behind it and took the initiative to form the organisation. Wide support was received from all the departments of Civil Services for its formation. The proposed Society had earlier organized a Civil Services Tennis Tournament in Pune wherein 25 officers from 15 different departments had participated.
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