Q. Assertion: All-India Services are considered important for national integration.
Reason: Its members work only for the centre.
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Sardar Patel insisted on retaining All-India Service in post-independence India as he believed these officers recruited and trained by center but serving in states will act as binding force pan-India. Most often members of All India Service would travel to the state of their posting with their families, and settle in that particular state during a certain period- thereby mixing with the local culture and assimilating many of its cultural traits. These services have contributed towards national unity and integration.