Lucknow-based gynaecologist makes city proud! Dr. Poonam Gautam secures 3rd rank in UPPSC PCS-2019

Securing 3rd rank in PCS-2019, Dr. Poonam Gupta is 2019's female topper and the only Lucknowite in top 10.

Officials of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) recently declared the result of Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Examination-2019, commonly known as PCS (Provincial Civil Services). Lucknow's Poonam Gautam, a 36-year-old gynaecologist, made the city proud by securing the 3rd rank among 434 successful candidates. Her story is proof that when a person is determined to achieve their goal, everything else automatically falls in place.


Route of bureaucracy to facilitate women empowerment

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Gautam completed her MBBS from Motilal Nehru Medical College, Prayagraj and her PG from Lucknow's King George's Medical University. She chose the route of bureaucracy to facilitate her dreams of helping women, who face challenges on various fronts in life and she further wishes to empower them. Along with preparing for state civil services, Dr. Gautam was active in her medical profession as well.

Mother to a five-year-old daughter, Dr. Poonam Gautam's joy knew no bounds when she saw that she had cleared PCS-2019 examination. Her dream-come-true situation is a product of the immense support she received from her family. She is especially thankful to her mother-in-law, sister-in-law and her husband, read reports.

Converting her third attempt into a sky-high success, Dr Gautam remarks that her secret mantra was being focused and hard-working. Her story is a source of immense inspiration for every struggling PCS aspirant, to keep working towards the end-goal.

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Slated to deployed on Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) corridor, these vehicles would provide an alternative of easy commute.

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Women's Day in Lucknow will be marked by Pedalyatri Cycling Association's cycle-walk-marathon

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Celebrating womanhood, the Pedalyatri Cycling Association in Lucknow is bringing the initiative of 'Maanvi' to life. With the belief that every day is women's day, the programme focuses on health and fitness and is extending an invitation to all women in the city to be a part of a cycle-walk-marathon. To be hosted on March 7, the event will begin at 6:30 AM from the 1090 Women's Powerline Chauraha, so make sure to mark your calendars!

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Flipkart Marketplace to facilitate contactless grocery shopping in Jaipur

Flipkart Marketplace allows you to buy your supplies from anywhere at any time.

On Tuesday, e-commerce platform Flipkart announced that it will expand its grocery services to about 50 cities via the establishment of a 'Marketplace'. With this, the Pink City is all set to get its own retail unit that will ease the task of grocery shopping here. Additionally, the marketplace will also be available in Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and Mysore, among others. Reportedly, Flipkart aims to extend its reach to over 70 cities in the next six months.

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