Partially blind, dropping out of school cracks Karnataka Administrative Services

KALABURAGI: Fighting shortage and partial blindness in one eye, a 39-year-old part-time teacher in the Kalaburagi district will become a commercial tax officer after deciphering it.

Ambadas Kamble, from the village of Kotana Hipparaga in Aland Taluk, had to take a gap of three years during his school and university years, a break of one year after completing Class VII and two years to complete the subjects after failing in the II PU exams. During those three years, he joined his brothers in masonry work to complement the family's income.

Overlooking all obstacles with determination and determination, Ambadas studied for undergraduate and graduate students to obtain a part-time teaching position at a Kalaburagi university. Her father died when she was a child, and Mother Chandamma kept her family of six, in addition to Ambadas, she has two sons and two daughters, working in houses in the neighborhood.

Ambadas told TOI that he would like to dedicate his success to his mother, who died in 2012. My mother encouraged me to pursue my dream, despite financial difficulties, and allowed me to spend time in the library when my brothers were busy doing jobs to finance my education. I am also grateful to my brothers, he said.

His two brothers work as masons in Mumbai, dropped out of their studies halfway and decided to support Ambadas, the first of the family to complete graduation. He did high school in the town of Tadkal in Aland Taluk and the university in Kalaburagi.

The professor, who has 40% blindness in his right eye, deciphered the KAS exams on his third attempt and was ranked 706 in the state. He has been selected for the position of first grade officer. In addition, he is doing a PhD in Kannada literature.

When his efforts finally paid off, Ambadas got four job offers: the hostel manager at the Morarji Desai hostel, in a SC/ST hostel, a teacher's position and the tax officer's position. He chose the room to serve the state seriously.