When perseverance is the success mantra…
The thought of fulling mother’s dreams was enough to keep Aditya Poonia motivated to clear the RAS examination with flying colours in the first attempt. Poonia, who has secured 66th position in the 2016 examination, lost his mother due to cancer, right after his graduation from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He had just begun preparing for RPSC examinations, as it was his mother, Suman Poonia’s dream to see him serving in the police department.
“My mother and I never left each other’s side when she was alive. It was her dream to make me a public servant, particularly in the police. She always pictured my bringing smile on people’s faces,” Poonia explained.
Despite being emotionally unstable, however, Poonia made sure to support his father after his mother’s demise, while preparing for the exam for about a year and a half. The civil engineer now wants to be a support for those who aim to clear the examination like him but are financially weak, while solving big crimes.
“I want to utilise my spare time to teach those who want to clear the competitive examinations but are economically backward. For this, I might join some coaching classes and give free lectures,” Poonia said. …read more