IAS Officer of Rajasthan Cadre Sannwar Mal Verma who is posted as Director cum Jt Secretary at Social Justice and Empowerment Department has a reason to celebrate. His son Kanishak Kataria topped UPSC Civil Services 2018 exam achieving the feat in his first attempt.
Kanishak’s uncle, KC Verma is also an IAS and is divisional commissioner of Jaipur. His maternal grandfather, SL Bunkar, was in the state administrative service.
26 year old Kanishak is a graduate from IIT Bombay and achieved All India Rank 44 in IIT-JEE in 2010. Out of 759 candidates 577 men and 182 women have been recommended for appointment to various services such as IAS, IPS and IFS.