Ethics Case Study-11

Dedication to Public Service / Foundational Values of Civil Service

Soumya Pandey, an IAS officer, was 7 months pregnant when she was appointed the nodal officer for COVID in Ghaziabad district, UP. She had the option of availing paid maternity leave, but she continued with field visits and implementation of COVID related district schemes. After giving birth, she returned to office with her baby 14 days later.

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