Jamchonga Nampui

Jamchonga Nampui (Nampui Jam Chonga) was an Indian civil servant.wikipedia
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Biate people

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He belongs to the Biate community of Northeast India. Jamchonga Nampui (2 June 1926 – 2 November 1988) was born in Thuruk, a medium size Biate village in present-day Meghalaya which was then a part of Assam, to Somlalkhupa and Roichongbuangi Nampui.
* Jamchonga Nampui, the first tribal Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer in India.

St. Anthony's College, Shillong

St. Anthony's CollegeSt Anthony's CollegeSt Anthonys College, Shillong
He then moved to Shillong again and took admission in St. Anthony's College.

Fiangpui

To honor Jamchonga Nampui and to take forward his legacy "to strive for the best in education", a school in Fiangpui, Assam, District Council L.P. School, established in 1962, was renamed as J.C. Nampui Memorial L.P. School in 1990 after him.

Indian Administrative Service

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He was an Indian Administrative Service officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre.

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

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He was the first Scheduled Tribe IAS officer in India when he cleared the civil services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in 1954.

Union Public Service Commission

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He was the first Scheduled Tribe IAS officer in India when he cleared the civil services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in 1954.

Northeast India

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He belongs to the Biate community of Northeast India.

Meghalaya

Meghalaya StateMeghalyaHistory of Meghalaya
Jamchonga Nampui (2 June 1926 – 2 November 1988) was born in Thuruk, a medium size Biate village in present-day Meghalaya which was then a part of Assam, to Somlalkhupa and Roichongbuangi Nampui.

Assam

Assam, IndiaAssam StateAssamese
To honor Jamchonga Nampui and to take forward his legacy "to strive for the best in education", a school in Fiangpui, Assam, District Council L.P. School, established in 1962, was renamed as J.C. Nampui Memorial L.P. School in 1990 after him. Jamchonga Nampui (2 June 1926 – 2 November 1988) was born in Thuruk, a medium size Biate village in present-day Meghalaya which was then a part of Assam, to Somlalkhupa and Roichongbuangi Nampui.

Dima Hasao district

Dima HasaoNorth Cachar HillsNorth Cachar
Two years after his birth, his parents moved to Mualdam, a village in North Cachar Hills (Dima Hasao) where he spent his childhood days.

Haflong

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In 1935, as there was no school in Mualdam his father took him to Haflong where he was enrolled in Haflong Welsh Mission L.P. School (now Government Boys Higher Secondary School) in the same year.

Shillong

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In 1942, after passing Middle Class (Class VI), he was sent for further studies to Shillong (the then capital of Assam) as Haflong during those days didn't have any school that provided higher studies beyond Class VI.

British Raj

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During this period, particularly during 1945-46, young Jamchonga was actively involved in freedom movement activities against the British Raj, at a time when the demand for freedom was at its greatest strength in the country.

Gauhati University

Guwahati UniversityUniversity of GuwahatiUniversity of Gauhati
In spite of many odds, he passed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) with distinction from St. Anthony's College securing the overall rank of 8th position under Gauhati University in 1954.

Assistant commissioner

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Jamchonga Nampui first posting as a civil servant was as Assistant Commissioner, Naga Hills of undivided Assam on 2 May 1956 on probation.

Lakhimpur district

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In a career spanning 32 years, he went on to serve as Assistant Commissioner, Lakhimpur and Sivasagar districts, Deputy Commissioner of Mizo Hills (now Mizoram) and Cachar districts and also as Commissioner, Transport and Commissioner, Excise, Assam.

Sivasagar

SibsagarSivasagar tehsil Shibsagar
In a career spanning 32 years, he went on to serve as Assistant Commissioner, Lakhimpur and Sivasagar districts, Deputy Commissioner of Mizo Hills (now Mizoram) and Cachar districts and also as Commissioner, Transport and Commissioner, Excise, Assam.

Deputy commissioner

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In a career spanning 32 years, he went on to serve as Assistant Commissioner, Lakhimpur and Sivasagar districts, Deputy Commissioner of Mizo Hills (now Mizoram) and Cachar districts and also as Commissioner, Transport and Commissioner, Excise, Assam.

Mizoram

Mizoram StateLushai HillsMizo
In a career spanning 32 years, he went on to serve as Assistant Commissioner, Lakhimpur and Sivasagar districts, Deputy Commissioner of Mizo Hills (now Mizoram) and Cachar districts and also as Commissioner, Transport and Commissioner, Excise, Assam.

Cachar district

CacharCachar plainsCachar, Assam
In a career spanning 32 years, he went on to serve as Assistant Commissioner, Lakhimpur and Sivasagar districts, Deputy Commissioner of Mizo Hills (now Mizoram) and Cachar districts and also as Commissioner, Transport and Commissioner, Excise, Assam.

Chief secretary (India)

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He was appointed twice as the Chief Secretary of Meghalaya in 1980 (13.05.1980 - 26.08.1983) and then again in 1985 (1.07.1985 - 19.08.1985).

Indian Revenue Service

IRSIndian CustomsIndian Revenue Service (IRS)
Other notable siblings include Luaia Nampui, a retired Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer who now resides in Guwahati.

Guwahati

GauhatiGuwahati, IndiaGuwahati, Assam
Other notable siblings include Luaia Nampui, a retired Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer who now resides in Guwahati.