PM asks new BCS admin cadre officials to be innovative
Live Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked the fresh civil service (BCS) administration cadre officials to begin their career with a vow to serve the country with patriotism, dutifulness and innovative ideas as public servants.
“Don’t take your service merely as a job, work for the country as well as the people with dutifulness and patriotism,” she said while addressing a large group of young officers of the cadre at BCS Administration Academy at Shahbagh.
The premier simultaneously asked them to be innovative, confident and equip them with time-befitting knowledge to reach the outcome of the development to people’s doorsteps.
Today She said the officers were “very fortunate” as they were selected through a competitive process and their job created for them scopes to serve the people. The function marked the conclusion of the academy’s 110th, 111th and 112th Law and Administration Courses.
Sheikh Hasina said since the world was changing constantly, the officers must to cope up with the changes and familiarize them with new technologies while they must always keep in mind they were servants of the people. “Our constitution describes officers as servants of the people. So, serve the people as their servants and for their welfare as well as development of the country being imbued with patriotism,” she said.
State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain, Parliamentary Standing Committee Chairman on Ministry of Public Administration HM Ashikur Rahman,MP, Secretary of the Ministry Faiz Ahmed and Rector of the BCS Administration Academy Kazi Rowshan Akhter also spoke at the function.
Three of the admin officers, Mahbubullah Majumder, Ranjan Chandra Dey and
Mamnun Ahmed Anik, spoke on the occasion on behalf officers who completed their five months training course.
Sheikh Hasina, also Minister of the Public Administration Ministry, has directed the new officers of the administration to work with self confidence, saying, “Work with the mentality of serving the people by innovating newer strategies and system to render better services.”
About promotion and other benefits to civil servants, the prime minister said, “It is a routine work and we have paved the way for giving promotion with resolving 58 cases that halted process for long. It is a must to have job satisfaction”.
“We’ve brought down the poverty rate to 21.8 percent. I’ve a target to reduce it further. The poverty rate in the USA may be 17/18 percent. I’ll have to cut down it to at least one percent less than that in the USA,” she said.
Dhaka 23 June (campuslive24.com)//MIH