Balangir tribal girl aspires to be IAS officer: Pioneer News Service

May 21, 2010 at 7:13 pm Leave a comment

Following report is from The Pioneer:

She aims to be an IAS officer. And for that, she has decided to enrol herself in the Delhi University so that from the very beginning she start her journey in a competitive environment.

Meet 18-year-old Surami Soren, a tribal girl with a lot of aspirations. One of the brilliant students of western Odisha, she stood fourth in the top 20 list of the Plus II examination in the Arts stream.

A student from Rajendra College Balangir, Surami is moving decisively.

Surami’s friend Manasi Pradhan is equally upbeat about a career in legal profession. Manasi, the 10th rank-holder among the top 20, wants to be a top lawyer. She was a student in Plus II Arts in the Government Women’s College, Balangir.

Manasi, 17-year-old, is influenced by her father Bikash Pradhan, a leading lawyer in Balangir. She was all along a meritorious student and a rank holder in +10 Classes. She is enrolling her in the National University of Law, Cuttack.

Both rank-holding girls met Minister Planning & Coordination Ananga Udaya Singh Deo here on Thursday to have his blessings. Singh Deo took interest in both the meritorious students who have brought laurels for his native Balangir district. He said that despite backwardness and lack of infrastructure in the colleges of Balangir, both girls were able to achieve distinction.


Entry filed under: Balangir, Balangir-Titilagarh-Patanagarh, Government and aided colleges, Higher Education Zone, Rajendra College, Balangir, Region watch.

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