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Government of India has instituted a scheme, “Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration” -to acknowledge, recognize andreward the extraordinary and innovative work done by Districts/ organizations of the Central and State Governments. The PM’s Awards under the revamped scheme shall be conferred by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on October 31, 2020 at the Statue of Unity, Gujarat.

For the year 2020, the scheme for Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration has been comprehensively revamped to recognize the contribution of civil servants in strengthening India’s economic indicators, reduction of poverty, implementation of goods and services tax at district level, promoting people’s movements through Jan Bhagidari Schemes, outstanding work in handling Natural Disasters, promoting digital transactions in the district.

Accordingly, the category wise schemes are identified for evaluation as follows:

Pm-Awards Category

(i)      Improvement of Economic Indicators and Increase in GDP

(ii)     Facilitation of Implementation of GST

(iii)    Promoting People’s Movements through Jan Bhagidari Schemes

(iv)    Outstanding contribution to handling Natural Disasters

(v)     Promoting Digital Transactions

(vi)    Namami Gange Program

Innovation Category

The second category of awards will be conferred upon innovative initiatives, classified by:  

  • Innovation (General)