Rukmani Riar has scored rank 2 in the civil services exam 2011.
She was a student at TISS Social Entrepreneur course, batch 2008-2010 when her age was 21.
She is a gold medallist and a dual honours in Sociology and Political Science.
Rukmani Riar is committed to the cause of amalgamating the compassion of the non-profit world with the effectiveness and efficiency of business. She completed her schooling from Sacred Heart High Convent, Dalhousie and is at Merit Certificate holder at the Matriculation Level for outstanding academic performance throughout the schooling years. She was awarded a Dual-Honours Degree in Political Science and Sociology and was presented with a gold medal by her University, for standing 1st for three consecutive years during graduation.
She has written awareness papers like, ‘Struggle with Reality: Women and their working conditions’; ‘Skewed Sex Ratio in India: a case of immediate concern’; ‘Justice and the Indian Judicial System: need and directions of reforms’; ‘trial by media’; ‘Juvenile Delinquency: A sociological perspective’ etc. She interned with the Co-operative Credit Society of an NGO by the name of “Annapurna Mahila Mandal” in the field of microfinance. The work involved conduction of baseline surveys in 4 urban slums in Mumbai to trace the possibility of micro-credit and critically examine the working of microfinance sector in India
T.I.S.S has made her realise her responsibility towards the underprivileged, and today this responsiveness drives her life.
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