Girl appointed without even applying for ReT in Ganderbal, reveals RTI

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Srinagar, April 11 (GNS): In a brazen violation of rules and regulations, a girl has been appointed as ReT teacher who even had not applied for the post, RTI has revealed.

After the gaffe, the Deputy Commissioner has appointed Chief Education officer Ganderbal as inquiry officer to probe the matter.

The information was revealed by ZEO Kangan in reply to an RTI application filed by Mohammad Ayub Raina and has sought details how authorities at Hariganiwon zone of Kangan Ganderbal had brazenly violated the rules.

Raina, an MA B.Ed candidate had sought the information after he was not appointed against the vacancy apparently given to the girl.

Mohammad Ayub Raina son of Nazir Ahmad Raina resident of Mammar Tehsil of Kangan Ganderbal district told news agency GNS that he had applied for the post of ReT teacher in 2015 after the concerned department advertised the post under notification number 02 of 2015 dated 20/01/2015 and he accordingly submitted all the documents to the concerned ZEO office.

“As has been revealed by RTI I was the only candidate eligible for the advertised post. However, the blue-eyed candidate a female had been appointed against the said post,” Raina said. “As per RTI details the female had not applied for the post.”

I moved from pillar to post to get the justice but to no avail. Finally I submitted the RTI application and the reply of which corroborated my assertion.

Raina said that he brought the matter into the notice of DC who swiftly acted and ordered an inquiry.

When contacted, Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal Showkat Aijaz Bhat confirmed to GNS that he has ordered an inquiry and has appointed CEO Ganderbal to probe the allegations.

“CEO will conduct the inquiry and i have asked him to submit the report within two days positively”, DC said. (GNS)