Abhishek Chaturvedi from Bilaspur clears UPSC
\ ‘His reply to question related to Naxal menace impressed UPSC panel’
Chhattisgarh’s Abhishek Chaturvedi, who has secured the 179th Rank in the UPSC-2022, results of which were announced on Tuesday, shared his experience. He said that it was his fourth attempt.
“I could not even clear the prelim in the first three attempts. I got bit disappointed, but did lose self-confidence. My family supported me and finally succeeded,” he said.
Sharing his interview with the UPSC panel that lasted for 35 minutes, Abhishek said that being a candidate from the Naxal affected state Chhattisgarh, he was asked what will he do if he is posted as SP in a LWE-hit district?
“I told them that firstly I will try to remove the lack of trust between common man and the administration and promote development works, so that people feel that the police and the administration dedicated to serve them. Besides, I will use technology to reduce Naxal movement such as use of drones and anti-naxal operations. Perhaps, my answer impressed the panel,” Abhishek said.
He was asked about the Covid management if he becomes a district collector. Besides, the panel asked him about the Ukraine war such as what should be the stand of India on this.
Abhishek, who used to study five-six hours a day, did his schooling from a private school in Bilaspur in 2012. His father Vinay Kumar Chaturvedi is posted as chief controller in SECR Bilaspur while mother Sangeeta Chaturvedi is a housewife. He completed graduation in engineering in 2018 in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
“I used to come across senior officers in the railways and witness their work culture and respect they get which inspired me a lot. After which I decided to go for the UPSC,” he said.