New Delhi: Tina Dabi, the 2015 IAS topper, on Thursday told students at her alma mater Lady Sri Ram College that girls should develop a thick skin.
While interacting with the students at the Delhi University college, Dabi said that the girls should always remain ready to fight back anyone who wants to overpower them.
Dabi is the first Dalit girl to have topped the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations.
The Political Science graduate, who was in the news recently when she didn't get posted in Haryana, her state of choice, said: "The Child Sex Ratio (CSR) in Haryana is poor and as a woman I wanted to work in the field of girl child education, especially after the implementation of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana."
"But due to a lack of vacancy, I was allotted Rajasthan. which was my second choice," she said, adding that she is hopeful of improving education institutions and implementation of government schemes.
(With PTI inputs)