(Success Story) Swetha Mohanty 2nd Rank: My father is a Role Model For Me

https://static.upscportal.com/images/Swetha-Mohanty-IAS.jpgSwetha Mohanty will now be walking in her father Prasanna Kumar Mohanty's footsteps.
And, she will have husband Rajat Saini for company as well. Swetha has secured second rank in the Civil Services Examination and is delighted.

“I am really extremely happy but it will take some time for the feeling to actually sink in.” “It has been a long-cherished dream for me,” Swetha, at present an Indian Revenue Service (2007 batch) officer serving in Siliguri, West Bengal, told PTI over phone. Swetha's father P K Mohanty is a 1979-batch IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre, currently on deputation to Central government as joint secretary in the Union Ministry of Urban Poverty Alleviation.

“My father has always been a role model for me and I would like to contribute my part to the society like him,” Swetha said. An engineering graduate in Information Technology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University here, Swetha made it to the IAS in the third attempt, having failed in the first.

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Courtesy: Expressindia.com