Aspirants smell favouritism as RMSA delays appointments

Published at July 18, 2017 12:54 AM 2Comment(s)8598views

Issue under abeyance due to some reasons: Dir RMSA


Srinagar, July 17:

A group of orderly aspirants across Kashmir Monday accused Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) of showing favouritism in the fresh appointments by delaying their interview.
According to aspirants RMSA, a center sponsored scheme notified a number of posts including data entry operators, orderlies and machine operators vide notification no Edu/RMSA/Adm/01//2016/.
A group of orderly aspirants told Rising Kashmir that on 03 May 2017 they were shortlisted and were scheduled to get interviewed on 15 and 16 May along with other aspirants.
“When we went for the interview on that day for the same they said that the interview has been postponed but they didn’t inform us via any means,” said Showkat Ahmad Wani an aspirant from Pakherpora, Budgam.
The angry aspirants said they visited the office of the Directorate of RMSA a number of times to apprise them about the issues but “our genuine pleas were not heard and answered.”
However, they said the data entry operators who were shortlisted with them have joined the department.
“Their interview was held on the same date we were scheduled. They have joined the department. This is an open discrimination with us. They neglected us deliberately and are putting us in confusion,” said Rakib Ahmad an aspirant from Dialgam ,Anantnag.
He said on Monday they also visited the office of Director RMSA to apprise them about their issues but the director said that he cannot do anything, as he is helpless in this case.
Demanding to hold the interview as soon as possible the orderlies aspirants expressed resentment over the delay in their interview process.
“They are not citing any reason. We are highly professional candidates. We hail from far off places and poor families. We submitted the application forms during last year’s unrest.”
Alleging favouritism and mismanagement, they accused the RMSA of callous attitude towards them.
“We are apprehensive. They want to appoint ‘blue eyed’ candidates that are why they are delaying the holding of the interview,” they said adding, “We fail to understand why they are delaying the interview.”
Director Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan Tufail Matoo told Rising Kashmir that they have kept the issue in abeyance due to some reasons.
“There were a series of complaints which were received by administration department about the submission process. The process was completed prior to my joining,” he said.
He said the issue is under inquiry. “We have nominated an inquiry officer for it. Whatever the outcome will be, we will come up accordingly.”
“There are also some mistakes in the shortlisting. It will take some time,” he added.


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