In yet another directive aimed at improving the work culture in government offices, the cabinet secretary has asked all secretaries to improve the overall ambience of offices and ensure punctuality of officials especially in departments with major public interaction.
The top bureaucrat of the government has asked all the departments to increasingly emphasise on "cleanliness of work areas and improvement in the over-all ambience of office buildings as also punctuality on the part of the officials should be reviewed on sustained basis so that there is a visible improvement and there are no report of slippages in this regard."
Soon after taking charge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met all the secretaries and had asked them to begin workplace reforms with cleaning-up of offices and improving the conditions, which would automatically result in efficient services to the citizens.
Taking urgent note of these instructions, the ministries have now issued instructions to their respective offices and field formations across the country.
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