IMPHAL, May 12: Khumanthem Diana who had achieved a grand feat by bagging the 24th position at UPSCE-2015 was felicitated in her locality at a programme organised by Samaj Kanba Nupi Lup and Social Upliftment Organisation of Singjamei Top Leikai at Singjamei Top Leikai Community Hall today.
On the tag given to Manipur of being high in corruption, UPSC state topper Diana said at the sideline of her felicitation programme that corruption is not limited to Manipur but it exists almost everywhere.
She said that people have taken corruption as part of their lives and that is their biggest mistake.
‘I cannot change everyone but I can live by example’ said Kh Diana and said that as her first step as administrative office she can work with full integrity and sincerity.
She said her father being a police officer, serving as IGP, Director Manipur Police Training College, is her role model and has always inspired and motivated her in achieving her goal.
On her achievement she prefers giving credit to her family, relatives and all other well wishers.
‘It is just the beginning,’ said Diana and added that she is looking forward towards working for the upliftment of the state, region and the country as whole.
Diana topped among seven persons from Manipur who qualified for UPSCE-2015.
It is pertinent to note that Diana of Singjamei Thongam Leirak recently cleared the Indian Forest Service (IFS) examination 2015 in the 9th rank.
She is the daughter of Inspector General of Police and Director of Fire Service and MPTC Manipur.