Bhubaneswar , Jan 7 (LocalWire) The hard work embedded with smart work helped him to achieve success, Debasis Panda who topped the 2018 Odisha administrative service exam said on Monday.
After hearing the news that he topped among the 218 candidates selected for the coveted state services Panda said he had never expected rank one.
“I am very happy for this accomplishment. I did well in my exam but I never expected Rank 1” he told LocalWire in an interview.
It is a matter of pride for me and for my family.
I give this credit to my parents, elder sister and my friends, he added.
“Nothing is impossible, you can able achieve every success with hard work and smart work” Panda advices to those aspiring for the civil services.
“Prepare a plan of action for any exam, it will surely work” he said.
Panda said he hails from a tribal area, and he will give importance to agriculture and reach out to people address their grievances.
How he prepared
Panda said he had collected study materials and received interview guidance from coaching institutes.
However he prepared on his own.
“I also took the help of youtube and online materials as well”.