The Hindu Civil Services Aspirants Forum:
The Hindu is an Indian daily newspaper, headquartered in Chennai. It was started as a weekly in 1878 and became a daily in 1889. It is one of the most circulated English-language newspaper in India and is the most widely read English daily newspaper in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Telangana, and Karnataka. The Hindu became, in 1995, the first Indian newspaper to offer an online edition. It is published from 21 locations across 11 states.
The Hindu is the most favored newspaper of civils aspirants. The news is presented in a clear and crisp manner. The articles in the Hindu are well- researched, genuine and objective, they are mostly on current trends and happenings in and around us. This makes it preferential for people who want news that is well documented and authentic.
The Hindu and Dr. Lakshmaiah IAS Study Circle have together established the Civil Services Aspirant Forum for the benefit of students who are appearing for various competitive govt. jobs for both the union and state govt. The forum has been regularly conducting civil services awareness programs across cities in the two Telugu states. Many dignitaries from the administrative services –
DR. MOHAN KANDA, IAS, former chief secretary, Govt. of AP;
MR. C.R. BISWAL, IAS, Former Chairman, APPSC;
SHRI K.V. SATYANARAYANA, IAS, Adviser to Dr. Lakshmaiah IAS Study Circle;
SHRI DR. A. ASHOK, IAS, Commissioner of Intermediate Education & Secretary Intermediate Board, Telangana State; Vice-Chancellor – IIIT, Basar;
MR. P. RAVI, Regional Head, Telangana, The Hindu are invited to address the students on the scheme and pattern of exam, the life in the civil services and other related topics. We also invite successful candidates from recent years – Mr. P. Abhishek, IAS; Mr. Rupesh, IPS, Ms. Poojitha Reddy, IAS; Ms. Veditha Reddy, IAS; Mr. Mohammed Roshan, IAS to share their experiences, tips, and strategies with the aspirants; this is a highly motivating and inspiring for the aspirants in the audience.