New Delhi UPSC is considered one of the toughest exam in the country. Every year lakhs of students appear in this exam but only a few get success.

Today we are telling you about such an officer who was born in a very poor family of Kerala. C. Vanmati fought against the society, rebelled against marriage, faced poverty, but did not give up.

Inspired by a TV serial named Ganga Yamuna Saraswati (in which the heroine was an IAS officer), Vanmati prepared for UPSC and appeared in the exam in 2015 and became an IAS officer with 152nd All India Rank (AIR).

No one had thought that this poor girl who grazed buffaloes would one day achieve this position. Let us know the story of Vanmati’s struggle:

father was a cab driver

C. Vanmati was born in a poor family of Kerala. His father was a cab driver. He used to run the expenses of the house by driving a cab.

In those circumstances it was not even possible to think about clearing UPSC. But Vanmati’s dedication and hard work made her reach this point.

Buffalo grazing, rebellion against marriage

As a child, apart from going to school, Vanmati had to help with household chores as well. She even took the buffaloes to the forest for grazing and then fed them.

After completing 12th, relatives pressured her to marry, so she flatly refused to marry to fulfill her dream of becoming an IAS and struggled against relatives and society to fulfill her dream. . His family fully supported him in this struggle.

District collector and TV serial inspired

Vanmati was first inspired a lot by a woman district collector of her home town to become an IAS. She was very impressed by the way everyone respected her.

Apart from this, a serial named Ganga Yamuna Saravati used to come on TV whose main heroine was a female IAS officer. Inspired by these two people, Vanmati decided to become an IAS officer.

Job done in private bank, then became IAS

Vanmati did PG in Computer Application after completing her graduation. To meet the expenses of his studies, he also worked in a private bank for some time. After this, in the year 2015, she appeared in the UPSC exam.

Her hard work paid off and she became successful in becoming an IAS with 152nd All India Rank. Presently Vanmati is working as an IAS officer. She gives full credit of her success to her family.


Rahul Dev

Cricket Jounralist at Newsdesk

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