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April 04, 2017 @ 01:15 PM

Ira Singhal

Published : Saturday, 11 July, 2015 11:05 AM

Reading success stories of great professionals stimulates motivational enzyme within us and we all wish to emulate them on our path of success.

Exactly with this aim MBA Rendezvous is presenting you series of motivational stories of successful Professionals who have carved a niche in their own way and have become icon of Management Fraternity.

Following above, read motivational story of Ira Singhal


In a land obsessed with these three magical alphabets – i.e. I A S – the name of Ira Singhal has become a chart-buster! She is the committed, dedicated and hard-working girl who is the topper of the 2015 IAS examination. Ira Singhal’s success, to the layman, would seem a miracle. But, miracles do not merely fall from the sky. As the saying goes, God helps those who help themselves!

Ira is thirty years old and she has cleared this prestigious, tough examination not once but twice. Moreover, she is suffering from scoliosis – i.e. curvature of the spine. It is often easy to be strong when the going is smooth. But, true strength lies in not giving up when the going gets tough.

Despite her disability, Ira persevered – and the results left the entire nation spellbound! When she cleared the examination the first time, she was rejected – she had qualified for becoming an Indian Revenue Services Officer but due to her deformed spine, and the fact that she has difficulty moving her arm, she was denied her due. But this rejection did not deter her at all. Instead, it motivated her enough to attempt the examination again.

Herein lies the motivational lesson for us – it is easy enough to swim with the tide, but it is hard as hell to swim against the tides, especially when they are rough and tumultuous. Also, she did not take the rejection lightly – she fought for two years, underwent a series of medical tests and proved to the authorities concerned that she can easily perform the tasks that her job as a Revenue Officer require. An average person would have merely given up, but not Ira!

It is not as if Ira got lucky and cleared the IAS examination twice. Her career graph is an example of her stellar performance – she graduated and completed BE from the reputed Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology and she completed her post-graduation, MBA Marketing & Finance from the coveted Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. She has been a brilliant student throughout. She is also fluent in the Spanish language.

Additionally, to confer honour upon this braveheart, the Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot suggested making Ira Singhal the brand ambassador for the initiatives and schemes of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.

Besides being so highly qualified, Ira Singhal is also a very down-to-earth and humble human being. She is not egoistic or greedy. She herself stated recently that she is not chasing monetary gains. She is a human being in the true sense of the word – she believes in helping others in need – though she herself is differently abled.

She does not seek pity for her condition, but she tries to ensure that others like her, who are differently-abled, do not lag behind in the race to chase their dreams!

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