: K Jayganesh(156 Rank) - Canteen boy clears UPSC
canteen boy to an administrator, that's the story of 29-year-old K Jayganesh.
He's passed the civil services examinations this year with 156th rank.
that he has succeeded in doing what he had to, Jayganesh fondly remembers the
tree under which he studied, and the local school he attended in his village,
Vinnavamangalam â€” and that is where his dream of becoming a civil servant took
tried three times but failed to make it. It was then that he decided to leave
his village for Chennai, where he took up odd jobs to fund his studies,
including one at the bill counter at a canteen at a Cinema theatre.
more attempts later, he has finally managed to serve the right mix, clearing the
UPSC Exams, with a rank of 156. His parents are proud of his achievement.
father Krishnan says, "I am proud of the fact that someone from my village
is going to be a collector and it makes me even prouder that it's none other
than my own boy."
mother Kalavathi adds, "I felt so happy to hear that he's passed and when
he came back home, the villagers gave him a grand reception."
Jayganesh looks forward to learning the nuances of administration, he has not
forgotten his beginnings. He sees his new job as a means to give something back
come from a village and so I understand their mindset. My aim is to eradicate
poverty and uplifting the villagers," says he.