New Delhi: The Central Secretariat Service (CSS) is demding for a status equivalent with the IAS officers (Indian Administrative Service officers).
A team of CSS officers met Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, seeking a new pay package, perks and promotion.
The Central Secretariat Service (CSS) is one of the earliest organized services in the country. The origin of the service can be traced back to the year 1919.
The CSS Officers at the middle and lower management levels of the administrative machinery are responsible for assisting in the formulation and monitoring implementation of policies concerning subjects, which are the main responsibility of the central government.
There are around 2,200 CSS officers in the Government starting from Under Secretaries to Additional Secretaries.