Ira Singhal

July 6, 9:00am - 11:00am IST. Hosted at CoWrks

part of a series on Intention


About the speaker

Ira Singhal, an IAS Officer, is the first person with disability to top the prestigious Civil Services Examination of India. She has B.E. and MBA degrees and has worked as a Strategy Manager for Cadbury India Limited. Before her selection as an IAS officer in 2015, she was rejected thrice by the government as an IRS officer in the same exam despite clearing it, due to her disability. She decided to fight the rejection in CAT and won after a long battle. Before joining as an IRS officer, she gave the exam again and this time she got selected as an IAS officer. She currently serves as SDM of Alipur sub-division in North Delhi district.

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