Bhubaneswar : Chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi Saturday said that the government officers are custodian of public faith.

” You are custodian of the piblic faith”, he said while adding , ” You have to nurture and flourish it.”.

Ashok Meena & AP Padhi

Speaking in response to his farewell given by the general administration department the outgoing chief secretary said,”The government officers should always remember that they are public servants. This should be reflected in their work and behavior. Padhi added,” Governments servant should dedicatedly deliver legitimate service to the people. “

Presiding over the farewell meeting principal secretary finance Ashok Kumar Meena said,” Chief secretary Padhi is a shining model of dedicated service, Justice, Fairness and Humility. I have learnt these qualities from him while working with him”.