Tinsukia: Five Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers from Northeast have made it to the “Fame India List of 50 best performing district magistrate of India 2020”.
The officers include two young bureaucrats from Assam – Pallav Gopal Jha and Anant Lal Gyani, two from Arunachal Pradesh – Prince Dhawan and Sang Phuntsok and one from Sikkim, Ragul K.
In its annual survey released on May 30, Fame India magazine said the list contains the name of 50 best performing district magistrates of India in 2020 in 50 different categories.
Talking to EastMojo,Pallav Gopal Jha, who is serving as deputy commissioner, Dibrugarh district, said, “These are trouble times, and such types of things motivates us and make us more committed towards our efforts to serve the people. When I am motivated, my entire team gets motivated.”
Sharing that he got the information about the recognition from a Watsapp group of his batch mates, Jha said, “Later, I received information from Fame India magazine.
Eight to nine officers nominated are very close friends of mine and belong from the same batch, he said, adding, “I feel happy and proud that my batch is performing well in public service.”
Jha, a 2012-batch officer, has been nominated in “accountability” category.
“In such challenging times, such a recognition motivates and boost the morale to perform even better in public service,” Prince Dhawan, who heads Lohit district, told this correspondent.
Dhawan said, it is recognition of the performance of the combined effort of team Lohit. “I felt blessed to get this opportunity in public service, not all get chance to serve the people. I was just feeling happy when i was informed of the news the morning by my friends,” added Dhawan. A 2012-batch officer, has been nominated in “popular and people friendly” category.
Sharing his first reaction, Anant Lal Gyani, deputy commissioner of Dhubri, said, there are so many bureaucrats doing so well. “Finding me in top 50 was slightly unbelievable and made me happy. The recognition will further strengthen my commitment to work for uplifting the society and helping people.”A 2011- batch officer, who has been nominated in “praiseworthy” category.
Sang Phuntsok, deputy commissioner of Tawang, has been nominated in “experienced” category. He said, “I am not aware of any such recognition given to me for my performance.”
Ragul K DC, South Sikkim has been nominated in “efficient” category. All attempts to speak to him turned futile.
Fame India undertook a nationwide survey to find out bureaucrats who have created a benchmark for the newer generation in terms of performance in public service.
FAME INDIA is a non-profit organization registered body of people of Indian origin. The organization’s aim is to organize and conduct Award Ceremonies to recognize and honor the individuals and organizations/associations for their outstanding contribution in the field of National Economic and Social Development and conduct public awareness programs on social issues :