Asha Kandara, a sweeper with Jodhpur Municipal Corporation set an inspiration for all the student who is seeking jobs by clearing the RAS examination. She is from Rajasthan and she cleared Rajasthan’s top examination. She was deserted by her husband just five years after her marriage. She has two children, she is taking care of her children alone. She is a Rajasthan Administrative Service officer.



NameAsha Kandara
NicknameAsha
Date of Birth1980
Age40 years old (as in July 2021)
Birth PlaceJodhpur, Rajasthan
HometownJodhpur, Rajasthan
FatherRajendra Kandara
MotherNot known
BrotherDharmendra Kandara
Marital StatusDivorced
HusbandNot known
SonRishabh
DaughterPallavi
SchoolNot known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationGraduate
ProfessionRAS Officer
RAS Rank728th
Batch2018
NationalityIndian

Early Life

She was born in 1980 in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. She is currently 40 years old (as of July 2021). Rajendra Kandara is her father who is a retired Accountant servant. She has a brother whose name is Dharmendra Kandara.  In 1997 she got married but the relationship couldn’t be stronger and five years after her husband deserted her. She has two children, one son and one daughter. Rishabh is her son and Pallavi is her daughter. After separation from her husband, she decided to start studying from the school level and in 2016 she completed her graduation. Without a husband, somehow she is surviving with two children. In 2018 she attempted RAS examination. Just 12 days after writing the RAS examination she got a job as a cleaner.

For 2 years she worked as a sweeper and In 2018 RAS examination’s result was declared and she got selected.

Success Story

After being deserted by her husband she had to take care of her two children. Somehow she motivated her and decided to prepare for the RAS examination. In 2018 she attempted the RAS examination. Just 12 days after she got a job as the sweeper. She joined the job and also she was waiting for the RAS examination result. In July 2021 the just was declared and she got selected on this examination and her RAS rank is 728th. The result of this examination was delayed due to the COVID pandemic. she always dreamt of becoming a RAS officer, especially after seeing senior officers sitting in their chambers as she swept the floors. She gave the credit of her success to her family for their support. 

Career

To survive she worked as a sweeper from 2018 to 2021. In July 2021 she got selected in RAS. She is a Rajasthan Administrative Service officer. More details of her career will be updated after her placement.

Reference –

1. https://hindi.oneindia.com/news/jodhpur/asha-kandara-a-sweeper-of-north-nagar-nigam-jodhpur-became-ras-officer-628741.html Retrieved 18 July 2021.

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