Bhubaneswar: 11/1/20:Anshuman Kamila from Bhubaneshwar has topped the Indian Economic Service Examination 2019, the results of which were announced by the UPSC on Saturday
A total of 32 candidates have qualified in the prestigious examination conducted by UPSC. Anshuman finished his AISSCE from DAV Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneshwar in 2011.
He did BA Economics Honours from St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi (gold medallist of the Department of economics and St Stephen’s Centenary Medal winner) and subsequently an MA in Economics from Delhi School of Economics (where he was Dr Manmohan Singh Scholar).
He did his M Phil in Economics from JNU and is currently a Manager in the Department of Economic and Policy Research of 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. Mother Prof Mitali Chinara is eminent Odissi vocalist and professor of Economics at Utkal University, Vani Vihar.
Anshuman had also secured the 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.
The IES main exam was held from June 28 to June 30, 2019, followed by interviews and personality test in December 2019 and January 2020.11