Saumya Pandey, a 2017 batch IAS officer in UP Cadre. In 2016, she had secured All India Rank FOUR at the UPSC Civil Services Examination. She currently works as SDM in Ghaziabad.
Saumya was born in Prayagraj and raised in a family of highly educated people. She had passed UPSC CSE her first attempt. She did not travel to Delhi to prepare for the exam, but she stayed in her hometown the whole time. She had received coaching from Vaid’s IAS Allahabad.
Saumya was also a recipient of other awards. In 2011, she was among the toppers of the AIEEE exam. Although she couldn’t pass the IIT JEE examination, her rank in AIEEE was equivalent to JEE Mains in contemporary times. She was a B. Tech. MNNIT Prayagraj. She was awarded her home cadre – UP in cadre allocation.
Saumya Pandey, IAS: Profile, Wiki, Husband, Age and Family
Date of Birth: 1994
Age: 26 Years
Father: Dr. Ravi Pandey (runs a Computer Training Institute in Prayagraj)
Mother: Dr. Sadhana Pandey, OBGyne
Birth Place: Prayagraj (Allahabad)
Schooling from St. Mary’s Convent School, Allahabad
- Tech. from MNNIT (2011 – 15)
Relationships and Family:
Saumya is married to Dr. Nitin Gaur. Her husband is an IAS officer. He is a 2016 batch member. You may recall that Dr. Nitin is a Chhattisgarh cadre. After marrying Saumya, he had his cadre transferred to UP. He is essentially from New Delhi.
Sisters: Saumya is her only child.
Interesting Facts and Lesser-Known Facts:
- Recently, Saumya Pandey was recognized for her devotion to the service. After giving birth, she returned to duty within 14 days. She could have taken maternity leave but chose to stay on duty while the administration battled the Covid-19 pandemic.