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IAS Officer Govind Jaiswal, Son of Rickshaw Puller (Inspirational Story)

IAS Officer Govind Jaiswal, Son of Rickshaw Puller (Inspirational Story)Mr. Govind Jaiswal is a man who with his continuous hard work and rock-solid determination has achieved that goal which remains only a dream for millions. He has proved that those who have firm determination for them even success can become a slave. Govind has proved that a man with hard work and determination can even crack the hard nut of IAS exam. It was in the year 2006 when Govind recorded his name in history with the golden words after achieving 48th rank in an IAS exam.

Belonging from a lower-middle-class family, he always knew that he would have to clear this prestigious exam in his first attempt, and never had a thought of the second attempt. From his childhood, he was very clear about his goals.

Govind was born in a family of three sisters, and he is the youngest brother. They had no other option except to live in a 12×8 ft rented a room as his father being a rickshaw puller and mother being a housewife. Govind has completed his schooling from a government school in Usmanpura and did his graduation in maths from the government degree college.

Behind this focused and firm determination of Govind, there is a pity story when he was of age 11 once he had gone to his friend`s house who was well abundant in the locality but within few minutes he was thrown out his friends house in a very disgraceful and in an insulting manner. He was warned not to make friends with a son of rich. This insult was taken as disrespect by Govind, in fact, he looked over it as an optimist point of view, and this made him strong and determined to achieve something big and respectable. At that time, the only big, respectable, most desirable and prestigious thing that came to his mind was a civil service exam and became a goal of his life.

The struggling period of Govind in Varanasi was very miserable. There used to be a 14 hours power cut, so he used to shut all the windows and put cotton balls in his ears to reduce the noise of generators running all around in the locality. Soon after his graduation, he realized that the distractors and adverse situations in Varanasi would never allow him to prepare for a civil service examination.
So he decided to move to Delhi.

After finishing his graduation, Govind decided to first share a room with his friend in BHU to prepare, but this idea of him didn’t work. On looking at the difficulties of his son, Govind’s father Narayan Jaiswal decided to send his son to Delhi for huddle free preparation of his son.

So for that Mr.Narayan sold his only piece of land in Rs. 40,00 and sent his son to Delhi. The life in Delhi was not that easy for Govind it was for the first time that he was introduced to such a big city and there was a fair chance of going away from his goal in this glamour city. But instead of going off track Govind worked harder towards his goal.

Along with his studies, Govind used to take maths tuitions also so that he can reduce the financial burden on his father. Everyday Govind used to study for 18-20 hours a day, and he even used to skip meals sometimes to save time and money.

The tears of joy and happiness broke out from the eyes of Govind Jaiswal when he came to know that he had achieved his goal, his dream in the just first attempt of the IAS exam. For the first few minutes, he was shocked and shivering as his hands were not in his command when he tried to give this news to his father.

Govind,s inspiration and motivator were well-known Indian scientists and ex-presidents of our country Late Dr. A.P.J Abdul  Kalam. Govind in his own words has framed that “After Gandhi Ji, President Kalam has given us a dream and the power to dream. His dream is of a developed India, and he is a symbol of many common people’s dreams.”

Govind’s family was the happiest creature in the world when they first heard the news that Govind has cleared the exam and now he is an IAS officer. His eldest sister Nirmala said that their father was not able to afford further expenses of Govind if he could not have been able to clear it in a first attempt. They had no idea about what would have happened if Govind would have failed. She also mentioned that their father had a sleepless night for about ten days before the result came out.

This was a very short but heroic story of Govind which gives inspiration to lots of youngsters to do something big in life. A sweet, heart-touching but inspiring story of Govind Jaiswal, an IAS officer.

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  1. Murshid says:

    Govind sir mujhe apka number chahiye plzz aap se bat krni Hai mujhe

    • Munna Yadav says:

      सर मैं पटना जिला के पालीगंज के रहने वाला हूं सर मैं जवाब का यह वीडियो यूट्यूब पर देखा तो मैं दंग रह गया कितना भी एक क्रुशल टाइम में कोई यूपीएससी को क्लिक कर सकता है और आईएस बन सकता है मैं वैसे तो पार्ट टाइम पर आता हूं और कहा जाए तो मैं आपका ऑफलाइन उसी टाइम से बन गया मैं आपका पूरा वीडियो लगभग 25 से 30 बार देखा और जब जब मैं क्लास लेता हूं कहीं भी लेता हूं और शुरू करता हूं तो वह सभी स्टूडेंट को मैं आपके बारे में जीवनी बताने की कोशिश करता हूं कि किस तरह कोई विजन और कोई रिसोर्सेज को ब्लॉक करके आप किस तरह आईएएस बने और कोई भी बन सकता है सर प्लीज आप रिप्लाई मैंट कीजिए

      • Govind Jaiswal says:

        Thanks Munna ji,
        Try to motivate children and they should see a dream .then only they will try to achieve that.

  2. sagar kumar says:

    great success & u r hardwork to inspiration of youngsters

  3. Harbans singh says:

    Dear Pl meet yr that rich friend with a bud of rose who turned you out from house.Now almighty has made you richest IAS in the world.God bless you,this great that APJA knew you.My lackhs blessings to you and father,sisters.I am in Dehradun.9720164253

    • Govind Jaiswal says:

      No hard feelings for anyone.waise after selection his father came to my residence and said “Mai pehle se hi janta tha ki ladka kuchh bada karega

  4. Vushal says:

    Sir main be ias ki study karni hi please help me

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