1) In government sector jobs people are generally more secure when compared with typical jobs in MNCs and conglomerates. Employees are generally more valued in government jobs and the government sectors generally have a greater retention of employees in comparison with regular jobs. The employee turn overs are very low.
2) Government service is more respected and represent positions of authority as it is essentially the civil bureaucracy which runs the government's machinery. They are not focused towards profit gains but are more primarily directed towards uplifting the living conditions of the populace. That being said, they command greater powers and are well appreciated for that.
3) Government sectors generally provide ample opportunities to learn and to grow and are typically more rewarding than regular jobs.