Saturday, April 18, 2009

Talented Rinku dumped plum corporate career for Civil Services

Rinku was born on 20-05-1982 in a lower middle class family at Aligarh(U.P.). His father runs an Atta chakki. He did his elementary schooling form Aligarh. 

After Schooling, he went on to complete his B. Tech. in Metallurgy from 
NIT, Jamshedpur in 2002. In the same year he scored All India 17th Rank in GATE, which assured him a seat in his desired stream at any top technological institute of the country including IISC & IITs. However, he opted for a career in Civil Services.

In pursuance of this objective he 
appeared in various Civil ServicesExaminations/interviews and finally got selected for the post of District Social Welfare Officer through UPPCS Examination - 2004. He again received call for Interview for UPPCS - 2005 which he dropped as he is more inclined towards his present service.

He Joined the service on 26 November 2008 and was posted at Muzaffarnagar (U.P.) as his first posting.

Rinku started showing interest towards the cause of social development form his early years and he took initiative in establishing a Library as well as an Adult Education Center at Aligarh. 

Shaheed Bhagat Singh and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar have been his 
role models andmain source of inspiration.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Honest Officer shot with Six bullets - critically injured

Rinku Singh Rahi is working as District Social Welfare Officer, Muzaffarnagar (U.P.), Shot with Six bullets on 26th March, 2009 by local mafia at the behest of some corrupt officials of his department as he had reported accounting discrepancies worth Crores of Rupees to higher authorities. However, he survived the murderous attempt and recuperating at Subharti Hospital, Merrut (U.P.) but lost one eye. Rinku also wrote a letter to the Director of his department, highlighting prevalent corruption in the department.

Previously also he was abducted when he was pursuing a illegal encroachment of government land case at Muzaffarnagar, this incident was comprehensively covered by local media, after which he was provided with a personal guard to no avail.

Riku has performed his duties honestly, undeterred by the consequences of repetitive threats to his life, therefore wider coverage of his heroics, needs to be done to honour his sacrifice and to send a strong message to the corrupts.

The present attack on Rinku is covered by local media, however coverage by Electronic and national print media has been negligible.

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