This is a compilation of autobiographical notes and stories of an honest and dedicated civil servant who has served in the corridors of power for over 40 years. Besides giving interesting details of his school and college life, he has revealed several startling incidents in crucial decision-making process. He has unfolded many amazing incidents which took place during his travels within and outside Pakistan.The book negates the public impression that civil servants enjoy boundless powers and privileges and spend carefree attractive lives. It narrates the hard fact that a patriotic, hardworking and honest civil servant has to face tremendous challenges in the disposal of his duties. He has to be vigilant and proactive in performing his job efficiently and diligently in the best interest of the country.The autobiography carries a message that the civil servants should always be subservient to the state and not to the rules.The work was earlier published in Urdu and two of its editions have been sold out.It is a must read for students aspiring for a career in public service, policy practitioners, management professionals and also the concerned citizens of Pakistan.