Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed bureaucrats and asked them to work in a synchronised manner on Wednesday evening. He also asked them to take speedy decisions.
Good governance should be a priority for the officers, PM Modi said during his interaction with a group of over 70 Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries of the central government.
Modi asked the officers to focus on the 100 most backward districts of India, so that they can be brought up to the national average level on various development parameters.
According to the statement released the prime minister said the combination of development and good governance was essential for the welfare and satisfaction of the citizens.
He emphasised the need for all wings of the government to work in harmony and synchronisation.
Underlining the importance of breaking silos, he pressed for efficient internal communication between various departments of the government.
Modi said all officers must keep the poor and the ordinary citizens in their minds while taking decisions, the PMO said.
He underlined the necessity of speed and efficiency in decision-making and said that honest decision-making with good intention would always be encouraged by the union government, the statement said.
During the interaction, officers shared their experiences on subjects such as a digital and smart governance, administrative procedures and accountability, transparency, doubling of farmers’ income, skill development, Swachh Bharat, consumer rights, environment protection, and building of New India by 2022, the PMO said.
PM Modi in his interaction stressed that the entire world feels that a successful India is vital for a global balance.
(With inputs from PTI)