Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

National Civil Service Day celebrated

Civil Services Day is organized on April 21 every year, when civil servants re-dedicate themselves to the cause of the citizens.It was on this date in 1947 that the 1st Home Minister of Independent India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel addressed probationers of Administrative Services Officers. This year observance of the day focussed on Evolving Strategies for Transforming Aspirational Districts

‘Most Improved Airport’ in Asia Pacific region

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad has received the award for the Most Improved Airport in the Asia Pacific region. It is the 1st international award for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport that has over 200 flight movements per day. In 2016-17, it handled over 7.4 million passengers making it the 8th busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic in India.

First Rashtriya Ekta Divas

First Rashtriya Ekta Divas is observed to commemorate the 139th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.