National Civil Service Day:  History, significance, date and wishes

National Civil Service Day is celebrated in India every year on April 21. 

This is mainly celebrated to acknowledge the work of officers engaged in various public service departments in the country.

The foundation of civil services was laid by the first governor-general of India, Warren Hasting.

Charles Cornwallis,  later recognised as the “Father of Civil Services in India.” 

Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the first home minister of India, referred to civil servants as the “steel frame of India.”


The main aim of this day is to recognise the hard work, dedication, and commitment of our country’s civil servants in serving the nation.

This day gives us opportunity to acknowledge and appreciate civil servants for maintaining law and order, promoting social justice, and ensuring good governance.

Wishes for National Civil Service Day:

•On this NSS Day, let’s pledge to serve our communities with even greater dedication, compassion, and a commitment to positive change.

•Happy NSS Day! Together, we can create a ripple effect of goodness and inspire others to join the journey of service and social impact.

•Let’s honor the dedication of NSS volunteers who lead with empathy, compassion, and a commitment to change lives.

•NSS Day reminds us that together, we can achieve greatness through service and unity. Let’s continue to strive for a better society.

•NSS Day is a day to remember that change begins with us. Let’s be the change-makers and inspire others to join the journey of service.

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