Vijayawada, June 29: Trainee IAS officers of 2018 batch allotted to AP cadre, who were undergoing training in AP Secretariat, met Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan at Raj Bhavan on Monday. The second phase of their mandatory training programme at Mussoorie, was postponed by a month due to the corona virus pandemic. Meanwhile, the State government issued orders posting them in various departments in AP Secretariat, after completion of field training and it enabled them to learn various nuances of the public administration during this period.
Interacting with the trainee IAS officers, Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said the top most civil service they entered into gives them tremendous scope and opportunity to serve the people and the service also casts on them greater responsibilities to work for upliftment of the downtrodden sections of the society.
The Governor said as administrators they should ensure that benefits of various welfare schemes implemented by the government reach the intended beneficiaries, while ensuring transparency in public administration as a guiding force in the discharge of their duties.
The Governor also said that as integral part of the public administration they have to promote national integration, communal harmony and ensure equality, equal justice of law for all as laid down under the Fundamental Rules, enshrined in the Constitution.
Sri Mukesh Kumar Meena, Secretary to Governor, Sri Balasubramanyam Reddy, Director of Protocol, were also present on the occasion.