"Paper leak, irregularities in recruitment"Why was the Himachal Staff Selection Commission dissolved?

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The Sukhu government has given a big blow to the candidates of Himachal Pradesh hoping for government jobs. The Staff Selection Commission, Hamirpur, which came into controversies after the paper leak, has been dissolved by the Sukhu government after suspension. Due to this, the sword hangs on the recruitment of more than 2500 posts in the state. The Sukhu government has issued orders that whatever recruitment will be done in the future, it will be under the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission only. But, the question is, why did the Sukhu government dissolve the Staff Selection Commission?

In fact, there were cases of PayPal leak in the recruitments done under the Staff Selection Commission. When the government set up an inquiry, many new revelations came to the fore. The government has also kept all the examinations taken from the year 2019 under scrutiny. According to the investigation report, 22 examinations taken from the year 2019 are also under investigation. In such a situation, the sword is hanging on the recruitment for more than 2500 posts. The biggest thing is that some examinations are such that the results of which have been declared and successful candidates have also been posted. In such a situation, the question arises that now what will happen to these candidates who are in the job? Before this, let us know about the Staff Selection Commission, how its foundation was laid in Himachal?

How was the Staff Selection Commission formed in Himachal?

  • On October 10, 1998, the then Prem Kumar Dhumal government of the state established the Himachal Subordinate Services Staff Selection Commission.

  • In the year 2016, its name was changed to Staff Selection Commission.

  • In the beginning, there were two posts of members apart from a chairman.

  • In the year 2012, the number of members of the commission was increased from two to four.

How did the commission end?

23 December 2022: Vigilance caught JOA (IT) paper leak case

26 December 2022: Government suspends Staff Selection Commission on Vigilance report

28 December 2022: Five people arrested including female employee posted in Staff Selection Commission

21 February 2023: Vigilance filed charge sheet, made a total of eight accused in it

21 February 2023: Government dissolves Staff Selection Commission Hamirpur

Many toppers don’t even know how they topped?

It is alleged that the Staff Selection Commission Hamirpur had become a big den of corruption for the last few years. Papers of many exams were leaked and these were sold. Such shocking and sensational facts have emerged from the Vigilance investigation. According to sources, there were some toppers who did not even know how they topped? In the investigation, the involvement of many of the commission’s employees and officers from top to bottom was found. Now it is considered fixed to fall on them and their relatives. From clerk to peon, there has been involvement in the greed of money.

22 exams taken from 2019 under scrutiny

According to the report given by Education Secretary Abhishek Jain and DIG Vigilance G Shiva Kumar to the state government, the Staff Selection Commission is probing 22 examinations conducted since 2019. Successful candidates have taken over after the declaration of the results of three of these examinations. These exams are also under scrutiny. The results of most of the exams have been declared and the rest of the process was being completed, in which the typing tests were left. These are the exams in which senior assistant Uma Azad has been concerned. About four lakh people are involved in these 22 examinations.

1.35 lakh candidates applied for JOA (IT) exam

Of the 22 examinations that came under vigilance, the JOA (IT) recruitment paper for 319 posts on December 25 was leaked two days before the examination. There were one lakh 35 thousand candidates for this exam. The previous JOA (IT) exam was given by 1.5 lakh candidates.

In the examinations for which Vigilance is conducting the investigation, the pass candidates for the post of Lab Assistant and Assistant Jail Superintendent have taken over. Apart from this, there is another exam, after passing which the candidates have taken over the post.

“Action will be taken if someone gets a job due to paper leak”

Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu has said that if it is found in the investigation that an employee got a job through paper leak in the past, action will be taken against him. For this, all aspects are being investigated. He said that in the coming time, the government will provide job opportunities to the youth in education department and other departments.

What about the candidates who have passed the exam?

After disbanding the Staff Selection Commission Hamirpur, the government has decided that the examinations which have been done and the documentation is pending, will also be done by the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission. Until an alternate or testing agency is formed, the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission will also get the upcoming recruitments done.

“Top to bottom people were involved in the selection commission”

CM Sukhu said that till now it has been found in the investigation that people from top to bottom in Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission Hamirpur were involved in the paper leak case. Some arrests have also been made in this case, while investigation is going on against many. He said that some such facts have come to the fore in the investigation, which cannot be made public now.

CM Sukhu told why the decision was taken?

Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu said that it is with great sadness that it has to be said that the papers of the recruitment examinations were leaking in the Staff Selection Commission for the last three years and this has been revealed in the investigation report. In view of this, it has been decided to dissolve the commission. Sukhu said that the government officials and investigative agencies found the facts correct in the Selection Commission controversy case. Its final report came on Tuesday morning, after which it was decided to dissolve the selection commission.

Sword hanging on more than 2500 posts

After the dissolution of the Staff Selection Commission Hamirpur, the recruitment for more than 2500 posts has been suspended. The commission had sought online applications in October 2022 to fill 1,647 posts under 79 different post codes. After their sorting process, the schedule of written examinations was to be released. Recruitment examinations of six post codes were proposed on December 28, 29 and January 1, which could not be done after the paper leak case came to the fore. These vacancies include Lab Assistant, JOA (IT), LDR Clerk, Computer Operator and Steno Typist. Written examinations of eight other post codes have been done, their 15 marks evaluation examinations were proposed.

The Staff Selection Commission had sought applications in October to fill 1,647 posts of various categories under 79 different post codes including Education Department, Police, HRTC and Electricity Board. In these, 467 posts of JBT teachers were to be filled in Post Code 1075 Education Department, 360 posts of Conductor in Post Code 1031 HRTC, 162 posts of OT Assistant in Post Code 1073 Health Department were to be filled.

Post Code 1087 28 Posts of Police Sub Inspector, Code 1088 79 Posts of Fireman in Fire Department, Post Code 1078 78 Posts of JE in Electricity Board, Post Code 1072 42 Posts of JOA in Food Civil Supplies Corporation, Post Code 1056 State Audit Department 37 posts of Junior Auditor, 41 posts of Pharmacist in Post Code 1025 Ayush Department and 165 posts of various categories were to be filled in State Technical Education, Vocation and Industrial Training, Suradnagar, but now the unemployed will have to wait longer due to the dissolution of the Staff Selection Commission. .

Sumit Nagar

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