Tejaswi Nayak is a flamboyant and sometimes controversial IAS officer of MP Cadre. He is known for taking stand which suits his values of real and result oriented administration. From the very first posting as Assistant Collector at Hoshangabad, he showed that he means business. Tejaswi is known for being a tough administration who doesn’t tolerate corrupt and nonsense behavior.
Profile of Tejaswi Nayak
Tajaswi Nayak was born in Sirsi, Kernataka. He was a brilliant student from his school days. He has done schooling from Chandrakanth Patil English Medium School. He had a dream of becoming neurosurgeon. Unfortunately, he couldn’t clear Pre Medical Test, but got through Pre Dental Test. He took admission in K L E Institute, Belgaum from where he did Bachelor of Dental Surgery. During his BDS days, he decided to become an IAS officer and started preparation. In 2008, he cracked UPSC Civil Services Examination and got All India Rank 132 and also IAS. After training, he was given Madhya Pradesh Cadre.
Tejaswi Nayak is the son of Mr. S. H. Nayak. He belongs to OBC and because of this fact he got IAS even after securing AIR of 132.
Wife of Tejaswi Nayak
Tejaswi Nayak is married to Swati Meena. As a matter of fact, Swati Meena is also an IAS officer. She is two years senior to Tejaswi. She is also from the same state cadre; Madhya Pradesh. They came in contact with each other while working on a same project and soon fell in love. They got married in 2014. There is no denying that they make a very lovely and inspiring couple. It is interesting that Swati Meena is an ST and hence while having very low rank in the UPSC Civil Services Examination, she got IAS.
Anyway, both Tejaswi and Swati Meena Nayak are not only lovely couple, but they are considered among the best of young IAS officers of not only MP, but in India.
Tejaswi Nayak and Controversy
Tejaswi has a different style of working. He never acknowledge illegal demands of politicians. Because of this fact, he has found many times in the crosshairs of politicians. Even privileged motion was passed in the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly against him by five MLAs, belonging to the ruling BJP and Congress. He was accused by the Deputy Speaker of not answering the call. In fact, in that case, Tejaswi had openly said that the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Rajendra Singh who is a Congress leader, was asking for a personal favor.