Was all this worth it?

In August 2014, I stopped writing new articles on this blog. This was primarily because I felt I had done my bit, given all I had to the aspirants.

However, a recent talk given at forumias gave me an opportunity to reflect upon my life before and now… Was all this worth it? Was IAS worth it? The path taken 5 years ago, from the glamour of Wall Street to the shitty lanes of remote villages in Rajasthan – was it worth it? From the efficient and fast private sector to working in government – was it worth it? Why IAS – the question which used to haunt me during the interview prep…

I am uploading the video here – watch till about 35 minutes and then the last 5 minutes. This is my heart which speaks… Its a bit long but apologies, can’t write everything again…