Rajan Vishal Qualified IAS from Himachal

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PALAMPUR: Rajan Vishal Mannan, S/o Prof. Vijay Vishal Mannan, resident of Baijnath has brought laurels to the State of Himachal Pradesh by cracking I.A.S. Examination, 2008 and bagging 60th position in the joint list with his rank likely to come down to an approximate 30th in the General Category after exclusion of the SC, ST and OBC candidates.

Rajan Vishal, aged 26+, has had a brilliant career with scores of prestigious prizes in extra-curricular activities at the School, College and University levels. He started his success story from Binwa Public School, Baijnath, District Kangra where he scored 198/200 in 5th Std. Examination conducted by HPSEB, Dharmshala. After doing his 6th and 7th from JNV, Paprola and 8th from DAV Public School, Palampur, Rajan moved out to do 9th from Sainik School, Kapurthala. Recognizing his academic brilliance coupled with multi-faceted talent, Shri Ravindar Talwar, the then Principal, DAV Sr. Sec. School, Sector 8-C, Chandigarh (Lahore), granted him full freeship from 10th to 12th @ Rs. 25,000/- per annum.

Combining talent with merit, Rajan has had an impressive trail of Mementos and Trophies following him all through his student career. To mention a few, he won First Prize in National Essay Competition on “No Tobacco Day”, 31st May 1998, organised by Generation Saviour Association, Mohali, affiliated to World Health Organisation. In a Regional Level Function on Eye Donation sponsored by the PGI, Chandigarh and organised by Dev Samaj College, Sector 36, Chandigarh, Rajan Vishal was adjudged Best Actor in his widely acclaimed self-composed and directed skit ‘Andhkaar Se Prakaash Ki Or’ by the then Youth and Welfare Minister, Punjab.

He kept up his steady First Class academic career upto M.A. Economics from P.U., Chandigarh and Master Business Economics (MBE) from University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi.
While talking to My Himachal News Rajan attributes his success to the blessings of Goddess Saraswati, guidance of his father, love of his mother, teaching of his teachers and best wishes of his friends.

Translating his dream into reality with his grit, determination and self- belief, Rajan Vishal has proved beyond doubt that a bird taking flight from comparatively an obscure place like Baijnath, may soar in the sky of success.

A senior journalist from Palampur.

19 Comments

  • Siddharth Choudhary says:

    He is an excellent person in every field. Be it sports, extra-curricular, studies.

    He almost aced all the exams that he appeared.

  • Ashutosh Sharma says:

    Grt !! His talent was never in doubt ….

  • Inderjeet rana says:

    I don know him.but its great 2 c extra ordinary talent in my home town.I would like 2 give him congratulation on this brilliant sucess.
    N wanna say tat …”MAN WITH NO LIMITS”….

  • Congrats to Mr Rajan,
    Its a great achievement for both Himachal as well as to Mr Rajan

  • harsh bhadani says:

    congrats..bro…
    keep goin ahead….

  • Pardeep Kaur says:

    I met him when he was Head boy of DAV, sec 8-c, Really talented boy,

    Happy to know that you are achieving your dreams! May Almighty bless you with lots of luv, health, wealth and above all success every where Rajan!

    Few words 4 u :-“The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.”

  • kishan goswami says:

    He is our distric collector now.

  • ram singh says:

    If he had appeared in HAS he could not have passed it because here is dirty polotics…..in selection procedure….

  • ram singh says:

    If he had appeared in HAS he could not have passed it because here is dirty politics…..in selection procedure….

  • shashi says:

    Glad to know an IAS officer from baijnath. Even more delighted to see my schooling track from binwa public high school & then from JNV paprola was same like him.

  • Lt Gen Dr Mohan Bhandari says:

    Rajan,heartiest congratulations on your splendid achievement.
    I salute your illustrious parents who have molded & imparted you with an excellent bringing up-in the true traditions of “Kangra’.Be worthy of your soil-the Dev Bhumi,Veer Bhumi & Kala Bhumi.
    Your journey is yet to start.You shall soon see the ground realities of bureaucracy-that shall be totally different from your perceived images.Never,ever let down your illustrious parentage & your ‘soil’ for a few attractions here & there.Be truthful,honest,upright & dedicated.There is no short cut to success & I am sanguine that you shall be an epitome of sheer hard work & success.May the Kind Blessings of Mata Vaishno Devi be upon you -always & every time.

  • Ganesha Ram says:

    He is collector of my distric jalore. that is very proudful fact for all of us.

  • rao karan says:

    He is nice human n doing best job at jalore.

  • Kalpesh Trivedi says:

    Right now he is jalore collector. He is a good person, but at our sayla there are many corrupted persons. If he can try to remove them from sayla thats good for us…. like gramsevak, bdo and etc…..

  • kalu ram sharma reporter sanju nagaur says:

    what a personality of Mr. Rajan Vishal. pleasure to meet you. have a great experience. in shortly – A UNIQUE PERSONALITY

  • Daud Ali Khan says:

    A complete officer,nice to work under him.Full of qualities,handles issues very gently.

  • naresh singh says:

    we are proud of him.what a great working

  • Krishna Kumar Bachhawat says:

    Very nice person, down to earth & always eager to help. May goddess Saraswati continue to bless him…

  • Mukesh jakhat says:

    Great sir

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