The Sixth Civil Services Day was organized by the Department on April 21, 2011 at Vigyan Bhavan to rededicate and recommit ourselves to the cause of the people. Hon''''ble Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh inaugurated the Civil Services Day celebrations and also addressed the audience. The inauguration was graced by the presence of Shri V. Narayanasamy, Hon'ble Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister and Cabinet Secretary. Other participants in the Civil Services Day were Secretaries to Government of India, Heads of All India Services, Chief Secretaries, officers from the states / UTs and other Central Services. On this occasion, Hon&rsquoble Prime Minister also presented the Awards for Excellence in Public Administration for the year 2009-10 to five initiatives in three categories viz. individual, group and organization . A book on administrative reforms initiatives "People First" compiled by this Department was also released on the occasion. Panel discussion on subjects like Transparency & Ethics in Governance, Improvement of Public Service Delivery, Challenges of Infrastructure Development were organized in which prominent members of the society also participated and shared their opinions.