Waiter to IAS officer - An inspirational story
I am writing this post after reading the story of a waiter who passed in the IAS exams.
Now a days the young minded are not interested in studying or working hard.
with the upcoming of the software field no one is ready to work hard to full fill their dreams.
All just want to get a degree and just join the software company.
Now a days this software job has become very easy and all are fasinated and attracted towards this unpredicatable future.
Amongst this kind of situation K.Jaiganesh (29) who was a waiter in the canteen in satyam theatre strived very hard and had passed the Indian civil services examinations.
After his unsucessful 6 attempts , without even losing the confidence ,instead he gain experience
and took each failure in his life as a stepping stone for his great success.
His story is as follows,
In Chennai for the last eight months, K Jaiganesh (29) served food to hungry customers at a small eatery next to Satyam Cinemas in the city. Now, he will continue to serve people, though in a different capacity — as a civil servant. Battling poverty, Jaiganesh has fought his way up to emerge the 156th rank holder in the Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Exam 2007.
Born in an impoverished, backward class family in a remote village, Vinavamangalam, near Ambur in northern Tamil Nadu, Jaiganesh is now looking forward to moving away from cleaning tables and taking food orders to learning the nuances of administration at the
Jaiganesh, who managed to acquire a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Government Thanthai Periyar Institute of Technology in
The eldest of four siblings, he had landed in Chennai after graduation. “I had tried unsuccessfully to appear for the civil services examinations thrice from my village. I realized that I needed to be in Chennai to be able to make it. Therefore, I secured admission at the government-run All-India Institute for IAS Coaching at Anna Nagar. Having come here, I had to take up whatever work I could get to pay my monthly mess bill of Rs 600 and travel,” he recalls.
At first, he worked in Satyam Cinemas, issuing tickets for a monthly salary of Rs 3,000. “But soon, I found myself caught in a 10 am to 8 pm job that did not give me enough time to prepare for the civil services. As a result, in 2004 I failed in the main examination. I decided to quit the job and moved from one job to another before landing up as a waiter. Thankfully, at the eatery I had time to study,” Jaiganesh says. During his three years in Chennai, Jaiganesh stayed with his friends and used their phones to stay in touch with others. Today, after his success after six unsuccessful attempts, Jaiganesh has this to say: “It’s been a struggle all through.” CIVIL SERVICES ON HIS PLATE NOW: Jaiganesh passed the exam after six unsuccessful attempts We congratulate Jai Ganesh for overcoming the hurdles and passed the I.A.S. examination with good faith. He is standing as victory symbol for those who lost their hope in passing examination.
One thing which i want to suggest to u readers is ,,
Every morning before you wake up you hav two options,
One to continue with your dreams in your sleep
Two to wake and start chasing your dreams.
Choose your destiny