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19 May 2022, Edition - 2501, Thursday

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IAS topper left his job at Google to work for his country



In the times when everybody is heading towards the West in search of a better lifestyle, we have gems like Durishetty Anudeep, who show passion and dedication of serving the country.

Durishetty, who has topped IAS exam this year, is setting an example for the youth. He left his job at Google because he wanted to serve his country and make a better change.

Durishetty is a young bright Indian mind with a passion and zeal to work for the country.


While pursuing BTech in Electronics and Instrumentation from Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani, Rajasthan, he realised he should take up civil services.

Right after the completion of engineering in 2011, he kept on appearing for the IAS exam until he cleared it in 2018.

In between, he got a job as a software engineer in Google, Hyderabad.

However, this was not enough to lure him, as he wanted to serve the nation.

Although he got through as an IRS officer, he kept trying for IAS.

Durishetty has chosen Telangana cadre, which is also his home state.

He plans to improve health and education in the state.

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