Shillong(Meghalaya), July 27 : Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma and Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong had an interaction meeting with the newly inducted MCS officers here today at Yojana Bhawan, Meghalaya Secretariat.
Also present during the occasion was Director, MATI, Ram Kumar.
Speaking to the officer trainees, Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma said that a large portion of the population of the country today is youth and Meghalaya too is a young state and to be inducted as young administrative officers during such a time is exciting but comes with a lot of responsibilities.
“The expectations and aspirations of the youth today are different and as young officers you will be able to connect to the youth population in a better way, always keep in mind the changing environment and the bigger picture, having a purpose, passion and a goal while you discharge your duties,” he said.
He also called upon the officers to be grounded and keep their humility at the forefront stating that every and any post is crucial for the development of the State.
Earlier, Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong exhorted the officers to be humble, honest and hardworking while maintaining rapport and public relations with the masses.
Later, the trainee officers interacted with the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister.
Meghalaya Governor, Satya Pal Malik also interacted with the newly appointed Meghalaya Civil Service (MCS) Officers Batch 2021 at a short programme held at the Durbar hall, Raj Bhavan here today .
Satya Pal Malik congratulated the 38 Officer trainees for their remarkable effort in qualifying for the Meghalaya Civil Service (MCS). He expressed happiness that the Officers came from different fields of educational qualification all for the purpose of taking the state to new heights.
He also expressed hope that the young and dynamic Officers would become beacon of hope for the state. He stated that the MCS Officers play an important role in implementing various policies in the state and the expectations of the public towards the government services is fast changing, hence they should be dynamic and adapt quickly especially in the 21st century.
He encouraged the Officers to serve the state with passion and dignity and lead the state towards prosperity and progress