New UPSC centre in Gujarat to churn out ‘sanskari’ IAS, IPS, IRS officers
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 21 Sep 2020, 7:56 pm IST
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Gujarat Governments sets up an Administrative Training Institute, Pragya Peetham, that will teach wannabe civil servants religious toms as well.
- Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani with Principal Secretary Education at e-inaugural function of Pragya Peetham
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has said a UPSC training centre set up by the Gujarat University and Jain International Organisation (JIO) will help train administrators who know about the “Upanishad” (religious texts), needed to make people “sanskari”, as well as about “upagraha” (satellites).
He was speaking at an e-function on Saturday to inaugurate the ”Pragya Peetham-GU and JIO Shodhan UPSC Training Centre”, which will have 200 candidates in the first batch.
“To create good administrators, this UPSC training centre will provide great opportunities to the youth. Like what Bhupendrasinh (Chudasama, state education minister) said, blessing of the saints is not just for personal career (enhancement) but to also offer administration with kindness, compassion, sympathy, culture, and tradition for betterment of people,” he said.
Religious Texts to bind with satellites
“Like it is said, from the Upanishad to Upagraha (satellite)…. we have to launch satellites and also teach the Upanishad to make people sanskari (virtuous),” Rupani said, adding the centre will help create administrators for “new India”, giving opportunity to youth irrespective of caste, creed, religion.
State Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said when officers, who are required to implement government policies, “get proper training in a religious environment”, they are better able to understand the plight faced by people while implementing them.
CM Vijay Rupani says the civil services experience will be taught opener shirts and progress at the centre
Civil servants play key role in nation-building and sanskari Civil servant who know upnishads (vedic texts) as well as upagraha (satellites) can help realise Prime Minister’s vision of Ram Rajya, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said.
Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Pragya Peetham-GU-Jio-AD Shodhan UPSC Training Centre, Rupani said, ‘Administrators will train to focus not only on personal growth or career but also work to uplift the mankind. They will learn our Sanskar, Sanskriti, Parampara from the Upnishad to the upgrahas.
Sanaskar, Sanskriti and Parampara
This is the time that good administrators are required to achieve a dream and this UPSC Training Centre we provide good opportunities to youth from Gujarat. it will train at the status who not only focus on personal growth a career but also work for the betterment of humankind. With blessings of saints, they will learn Sanskar, Sanskriti, parampara from the Upanishads.
Rupani said PM Narendra Modi has a vision of Ram Rajya and he has established the politics of development to March forward in the direction of shunning caste-based politics. bi shunning region or caste-based selection Pragya Pritam will focus on training administrative that will help on realising PM’s vision of Bharat Nirman, Atmanirbhar Bharat and establish Ram Rajya.” Administrators like IAS, IPS and IRS with this special training will come out from Gujarat. GU is doing work at the right time for the right job, he said.
The event was also attended by Jain Guru Naypadmasagar Ji Maharaj, Vidushi Arya Sadhvishri Mayanashriji Maharajsaheb, Principal Secretary Education Anju Sharma and GU Vice Chancellor Himanshu Pandya.
Education Minister Mr Bhupendrasinh Chudasama asserted that Centre to groom these wannabe civil servants will churn out sanskari administrators with help of religious organisations and educational institutions. Other institutes produce just administrators.
Elected representatives work for 5 to 10 years while civil servants work for 30-35 years. These administrators are entrusted with policymaking and policy implementation. When they are exposed to the religious text while training here, they will understand the plight of people. And when on the job, they will address people’s play it by such a religious understanding, he said.
The IAS Training Centre that was originally started in the late 1970s was closed down in the 1990s due to lack of grant, candidates and teachers. Today it is a well-furnished building with computers, Wi-Fi facility, classroom that can house 200 candidates at a time, a library stocked with 1200 books apart from other state of the art facilities.
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