On Saturday, PM Modi congratulates UPSC candidates, who have cleared the civil service examination, and also wished those who were not able to get through saying that “India is full of diverse opportunities waiting to be explored”.
“Congratulations to those who successfully cleared the UPSC Civil Services examination. An exciting and satisfying career in public service awaits. Those who have cleared the exam will go on to have key administrative roles during an important period of our nation’s journey,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
PM Modi said in another tweet “To those young friends who did not clear the UPSC examination, I would like to say- you are very talented individuals. More attempts are awaiting. At the same time, India is full of diverse opportunities waiting to be explored. Best wishes in whatever you decide to do.”
Bihar’s Shubham Kumar and Madhya Pradesh’s Jagrati Awasthi got the first and second ranks respectively in the coveted civil service examination. The results were announced on Friday by the UPSC. As many as 761 candidates including 545 men and 216 women have cleared the test.
Shubham Kumar, 24, topped the Civil services Examination in his third attempt. He was selected in the Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS) after qualifying for the Civil Service examination in 2019. He said to PTI that “My dream was to get into the IAS as it gives a wider platform to work for the betterment of the people. It has been realized and I would like to work for the underprivileged people, especially in rural areas.”
Awasthi, the 24-year-old Bhopal resident told PTI that she would like to join the IAS and wanted to work for the rural development, besides women and child development. “I have opted for IAS. I got motivated by the people around me. I would like to work for the development of rural areas besides women and child development,” she said.