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Adios Amit Khare: Five decisions made by India's just-retired Higher Education Secretary that we loved. And hated

A 1985 batch IAS officer, Amit Khare retired from the post of Higher Education Secretary on Thursday. Here, we take a look at his tenure

Published on 1st October 2021
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Both young and old, University of Madras' convocation saw 731 PhD aspirants get their doctorates

From a former higher education minister to IAS officers to first-generation learners, people from different walks of life gathered under one roof to receive their doctorates

Published on 17th May 2022
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Calcutta University confers PhD in Development Economics to West Bengal Chief Secretary H K Dwivedi

The 1988-batch IAS officer has completed the PhD under the supervision of Prof (Dr) Achin Chakraborty of the Kolkata-based Institute for Development Studies

Published on 29th July 2021
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Forest officials should appreciate that forests cannot function without tribals: IBRAD's Prof SB Roy

Professor SB Roy was speaking at TNIE's E-Expressions along with  NC Saxena, a retired IAS officer, Prof Biswajit Dhar from JNU, TNIE's Editorial Director Prabhu Chawla and journalist Kaveree Bamzai

Published on 4th April 2021
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Guess who cracked IAS like a BOSS

How many people manage to clear UPSC exam at 22? Take a look into the determined life of the young and ambitious IAS officer, Sarayu KM

Published on 1st March 2017
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Have you ever wondered why Collector Bro decided to become an IAS officer? Here's why

IAS officer Prasanth Nair, popularly known as Collector Bro, talks about his journey into the Civil Services and his fascination for films

Published on 21st February 2019
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International Literacy Day: Why we need to look at literacy beyond the basic ability to read and write

Former IAS officer Swaran Singh explains why he believes that literacy is not an endpoint but a continuous process and has a definition that encompasses more than institutional learning

Published on 8th September 2020
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Is the decision to remove caste surnames of TN reformers like U Ve Swaminatha Iyer from textbooks two years old?

The last the Tamil Nadu school curriculum was modified was in 2019, when IAS officer T Udayachandran was the Secretary to Government (Curriculum), School Education Department

Published on 6th August 2021
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KCG College of Technology starts Civil Services Academy, launched by TN Health secretary Dr J Radhakrishna

Radhakrishnan shared his experience as an IAS officer with the students and explained the right way to approach the UPSC exams. He interacted with the aspirants and held a question and answer session

Published on 8th January 2022
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Lack of education keeps children in firecracker industry, says ex-IAS officer 

Retired IAS officer Christodas Gandhi added that children were kept from getting a good education to prevent them from questioning or changing the existent social hierarchy

Published on 28th February 2018
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Remember the IAS officer who busted the Fodder Scam? He's the new Higher Education Secretary

IAS officer Amit Khare was appointed as the Higher Education secretary on December 13. He was the IB Secretary

Published on 14th December 2019
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RTI is every Indian's strategic weapon: Aruna Roy and The RTI Story

A social activist. An ex-IAS officer. A Magsaysay Award winner. A writer. A catalyst for the enactment of the RTI Act. We're not talking about a group of people. We're just talking about Aruna Roy

Published on 28th June 2018
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Shortage of IAS officers: Will UPSC increase intake next year to offset gaps in bureaucracy?

After Minister Jitendra Singh admitted that we were woefully short of IAS officers, bureaucrats and aspirants are hopeful that UPSC will reverse the trend and recruit more people next year

Published on 23rd March 2017
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This IAS officer created a training centre for tribal students in Maharashtra. Check it out

Since accomplishing his dream of becoming an IAS officer, Manuj Jindal has been working towards realising the aspirations of a number of tribal children in a small village in Maharashtra

Published on 18th March 2020
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This UPSC rank holder shows us why you should never give up on your dreams

Hari Kallikat cleared UPSC's Prelims in his first attempt but failed to get through in his second attempt. He reached the final round in his third try and  became an IAS officer in his fourth attempt

Published on 2nd May 2018

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