Riyaz Ul Khaliq
The girl from frontier region of Kupwara in North Kashmir, Ruveda Salam, an incumbent Indian Police Service official posted in a South Indian state has again cracked the coveted list of Indian Administrative Services, registering a rank of 878.
In 2013, Ruveda became the first woman in Kashmir to crack the IAS examination. The daughter of former broadcaster first graduated as a medical doctor and then qualified Kashmir Administrative Services (KAS) Examination.
Before joining IAS, she was working as a senior officer in state Government.
The 2014 IAS results announced Saturday afternoon declared total 1236 candidates successful across India, including 37 Muslims.
From Kashmir, total six candidates have qualified, including Baseer-Ul-Haq (46), Afaq Giri (457), CH Mohd Yasin (459), Deeba Farhat (553), Athar Aamir ul Shafi Khan (560) and Ruveda Salam (878). Athar is a BTech pass out from IIT Himachal Pradesh.