Bhubaneswar: Rourkela girl Manisha Khuntia got third position in the UPSC conducted Indian Economic Service examination, results of which were declared on Saturday. She is among the 15 successful candidates those who cracked this year’s IES examination.

A graduate from Delhi University’s Indraprastha College for Women, Manisha was pursuing her research in economics in Jawahalal Nehru University (JNU) at Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP) after completing her post graduation and MPhil  in economics from JNU.

Manisha’s father BK Khuntia is DGM(Projects) of Rourkela Steel Plant . Her mother Sujata Khuntia is a school teacher in MGM School in Jagda.