And finally, this son of illiterate parents, who studied in a In the next couple of months, the MPSC results were also out and this time Ramu broke all records.
He topped the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) exam in the year 2012, scoring the highest ever marks of 1,244 out of 1,800.
On October 23, 2010, the results of the panchayat elections were out.
Ramu terms this date as the biggest turning point of his life in his autobiography, (I Won’t Stop Here).
Ramu lived with his mother and brother in a small room provided by his aunt, who had got her two-room home through a government scheme called Indira Awas Yojna.In September 2009, he took the first step towards his dream.Using the loan that his mother had taken from a self-help group in his village, Ramu went to Pune to prepare for the UPSC exam, taking a leave of six months from his job.He had already been through the frustration of seeing his father not get adequate attention when he was admitted for tuberculosis in a government hospital.too in order to solve all the problems he and his family faced.On the same day, he announced in front of all the villagers that he was leaving the village and would come back only when he became a powerful officer. He left his job and cleared the State Institute of Administrative Careers (SIAC) exam – this gave him a hostel to stay in and a stipend as scholarship.