Media coverage for “I: Putting the Eye in IAS”

Media coverage for “I: Putting the Eye in IAS”

Bureaucracy News:

The Indian Express:

“As the JNU controversy goes on, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan released the first book by a differently-abled alumnus of the university.”

Your Story:

“India’s first visually challenged IAS officer publishes his life’s story”

Next Big What:

Greater Kashmir:

“Having cleared the Civil Services examination in the year 2006, Singh was appointed as an IAS after a long legal battle and intervention of the Supreme Court.”

The Tribune:

Millennium Post:

“Published by Vigilante Publications, the book is also available in Braille and would be soon published in the e-format so that the readers can have easy access to it. “

Daily Excelsior:

” Singh has also represented India in three Cricket World Cups for the visually challenged from 1998 to 2006.”


Pune Mirror:

The Avenue Mail:


“Mr Singh feels that JNU is a laboratory for experiment of ideas and ideologies but criticized any kind of anti-national activities.”

The Hans India:

The Times of India:

“It was the judgment of the Supreme Court which made it clear that there is difference between eyesight and vision. To become an IAS you need vision and not eyesight.”

Business Standard:

“Initially, it was very troublesome to persuade the entire system. There was a reluctance on the a part of the system to induct an IAS officer who’s 100 per cent blind.”

Zee News:

India Today:

The Economic Times:

The New Indian Express:

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The Telegraph:

Print media:


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