The IAS or Indian Administrative Services is a civil services position that gains a lot of prestige and respect. Each year, millions of students work hard to crack the IAS exam. IAS officers hold strategic and important positions in the Union Government, States and public-sector undertakings.
If you have a huge vision for India and want to be a part of the vision of making India “super-power” then IAS is exactly what you should go for.
IAS officers are bureaucrats who have the rights to significantly influence decision making of the Government. A usual work day of an IAS Officer resembles very much like any other bureaucrat’s day. A daily schedule might include checking mail, arriving at the office, meeting with superiors, chairing a meeting, lunch, file work, attending a meeting, answering letters/mail, file work continues, and finally call it a day unless there is an emergency.
Roles and Responsibilities of an IAS officer
Precisely, the functions of an IAS officer are as written below:
To manage daily affairs of the government that includes construction, framing and implementation of policies of course in consultation with the minister-in-charge of the concerned department.
Officers at different levels like deputy secretary, joint secretary make their contributions and the final frame to the policy is given or a final decision is taken with the concurrence of the minister concerned or the cabinet depending upon the gravity the issue.
Becoming an IAS officer requires these major eligibilities.
We suggest that IAS aspirants try and cultivate the following teachings of the Gita this will be useful in professional life too. Lord said:
संनियम्येन्द्रियग्रामं सर्वत्र समबुद्धयः।
ते प्राप्नुवन्ति मामेव सर्वभूतहिते रताः।।12.4।।
That means- By fully controlling all the organs and always being even-minded, they, engaged in the welfare of all beings, attain me alone
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