Extract from ARCII, Report 10, Refurbishing of Personnel Administration, Chapter 2.
Key objectives of government in creating the All India Services
(a) preserving national unity and integrity and uniform standards of administration
(b) neutrality and objectivity - non-political, secular and nonsectarian outlook
(c) competence, eﬃciency and professionalism - at entry by attracting the best and brightest and throughout the career