Cassian Baliarsingh

Every year millions of candidates sit for the UPSC exam to become IAS, IPS, IFS, and IRS. Thousands of aspirants spend years preparing for the toughest exam and fulfilling their dream of becoming an IAS officer.

However, have you ever heard of an IAS officer quit his job? Today, we will talk about Arun Kumar from Bihar who left his IAS job to teach underprivileged UPSC aspirants.

Arun Kumar, an IAS from the 1994 batch, abandoned his position and is now providing free coaching to students who cannot afford to join coaching institutes. He has been giving free coaching sessions to hundreds of UPSC aspirants at the Ganges bank in Bihar.

He is of the belief that no capable candidate should miss out on a chance because of financial hardships.

It is said that he was inspired by his wife Ritu Jaiswal’s social work. His wife Ritu Jaiswal inspired him so much that he decided to quit his job and take up the noble deed of teaching poor UPSC aspirants.

Since then there has been no turning back. He has been providing free coaching classes to all the underprivileged students at the Ganges Bank. He decided to take outdoor classes every morning to avoid rent and other expenses.