GUWAHATI, Oct 18 - Reiterating his government’s commitment to provide good governance, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today urged the 2016 batch officers of ACS and Allied Services to be more committed to their service to win people’s confidence in the administrative system, said an official press release here this evening.
Stating that people’s confidence in the system can be gained through committed service only, the Chief Minister advised the new officers to work diligently to strengthen the administration. Resolving today’s problems require the highest degree of intellectual acumen and the new officers must develop an attitude of constant learning to improve their skills and mental ability, Sonowal said.
Speaking at the inaugural session of Induction Programme of 2016 batch ACS and Allied Services Officers at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara, today, the Chief Minister said the government is committed to make Assam as a strong State in the nation and the new officers must join hands with the government to fulfil this goal.
“It is very important that the officers remain honest in their actions, courteous in their behaviour and compassionate to the needs of the poorest of the poor”, Sonowal observed. The Chief Minister said that good works live beyond life and the new officers must work hard to establish their identity in society through committed service.
The Chief Minister congratulated the new officers for their success in the combined competitive examination and said they must prove their brilliance in work and set example for others. He also urged the officers to be innovative, sincere and hardworking to fulfil the aspirations of the people of the State.
The Chief Minister further said that the government is following the mantra of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and is committed to provide security and livelihood to the poorest of the poor.
Speaking about the government’s zero tolerance towards corruption, the Chief Minister cautioned the officers to discourage all corrupt practices in their offices and work for building a people-friendly environment. The Chief Minister also stressed the need for upholding the dignity of labour and advised the probationers to regularly interact with the Grade IV staff to know their problems and build a healthy working relationship.
The Chief Minister’s Media Adviser Hrishikesh Goswami, Chief Secretary Vinod Kumar Pipersenia, Special DGP Kula Saikia, Additional Chief Secretary SL Mewara, Principal Secretary Hemanta Narzary and several senior officers of State administration were present in the programme.