XX, first visually challenged woman IAS officer, takes over as Sub-Collector of PQR
—by a staff reporter
PQR, November 21: XX, the young woman who battled great odds to become the country’s first visually challenged woman IAS officer, took over as Sub-Collector in PQR, on Friday.
“We should never be defeated, and never give up.’’ said Ms X, 31, who assumed charge in the presence of the District Collector and staff at the District Collectorate, adding that she felt extremely glad and proud to be in her domicile. She opted to spend her first day in PQ, familiarising herself with the new environment. She said she expected a lot of support from the public and the Collectorate staff.