Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik (File Photo)
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday congratulated candidates from the state who have cleared the UPSC civil services exam 2018. In a congratulatory message to the successful candidates, the governor appreciated their hard work and offered his best wishes for all their future endeavours.
Malik has urged them to discharge their duties with utmost dedication, sincerity and discipline and work selflessly for the welfare of the people they are called upon to serve. "Their success would motivate the younger generation in the state to take the country's prestigious examination in right earnest," he added.
The governor has also conveyed his warm greetings to the families and parents of these successful candidates a day after the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the results for UPSC civil services examination on Friday.
A total of 759 candidates, out of which 577 men and 182 women, have been recommended for appointment to posts of IAS, IPS etc. While Kanishak Kataria topped the examination all over India, Srushti Jayant Deshmukh came first among women.