Dr.Ruveda Salam the first Muslim women from Kashmir cleared the UPSC exam for the second time. As she qualified in UPSC exam in 2013. She was selected to IPS cadre in Tamil Nadu as ACP in Chennai.Dr. Salam said when she was studying for a medical degree she was determined that she would join the Civil Services. Instead of doing post graduation in medicine.
she started preparing again for UPSC to fulfill her dream of being an IAS officer.Though she has to face lots of hurdles she did not stop to be a “nation builder”.
When girls see me in uniform they look at me with admiration. She said. She has given motivational speeches that have triggered lot of young girls to look IAS exams a career choice.