Odia boy Anshuman tops Indian Economics Service-2019

Education Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Anshuman Kamila of Bhubaneswar in Odisha all-India first rank in the Indian Economics (IES) 2019 examinations, results of which were published on Friday.

A total of 32 candidates have qualified in the prestigious examination conducted by Union Public Services Commission (UPSC).

Anshuman, after finishing his AISSCE from DAV Public School, Chandrasekharpur here in 2011, pursued BA Economics Honours from St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi and subsequently an MA in Economics from Delhi School of Economics. He also bagged gold medal of the Department of Economics and St Stephen’s Centenary Medal.

He did his M Phil in Economics from JNU and is currently a Manager in Department of Economic and Policy Research of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

His father Dr Santosh Kumar Kamila was until recently the Chief Postmaster General of Odisha and is currently Member (Personnel) Postal Services Board, New Delhi. Her mother Prof Mitali Chinara is eminent Odissi vocalist and professor of Economics at Utkal University.

Anshuman had also secured first position in AISSCE in Science Stream in Odisha and has bagged numerous scholarships such as NTS, All India Post Graduate Scholarship, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi Scholarship, among others.

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