GUWAHATI: The Assam authorities on Friday constituted two committees to probe alleged irregularities in civil providers examinations carried out by Assam Public Service Fee (APSC) in 2014 and resolve on the motion to be taken in reference to the inquiry report regarding the conduct of civil service examinations-2012 (CCE-2013)

The federal government arrange a five-member committee to look at the report of an inquiry fee relating to malpractices within the conduct of civil service examinations-2012 (CCE-2013) by APSC.

The committee will likely be headed by chief secretary Jishnu Barua and have Niraj Verma, principal secretary (personnel) as convener. Further chief secretary Paban Kumar Barthakur and director basic of police (DGP) Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta will likely be members. Further advocate basic Nalin Kohli will help the committee on authorized issues, a authorities launch acknowledged.

The committee will look at the inquiry fee report and counsel whether or not the whole outcomes of the CCE-2013 be put aside and in case such a advice is made, whether or not the candidates can be entitled to note and consequential hearings following the essential ideas of pure justice.

“In view of the differing nature of ‘omissions’ – starting from ab improve of marks, change of answer-scripts to finish absence of reply scripts which have come to gentle, would the motion be uniform or graded, relying on the character of irregularity,” the discharge added.

The committee will submit its report inside two months.

The APSC cash-for-job rip-off got here to gentle in 2016 when many profitable candidates together with Assam Civil Service (ACS) and Assam Police Service (APS) officers who appeared in CCE, 2013 have been alleged to have indulged in irregular practices allegedly in cahoots with the then APSC chairman Rakesh Paul.

Following the revelations, police lodged a number of circumstances and arrested 60 serving officers from the CCE, 2013 batch. After the detection of anomalies, 39 officers have been additionally sacked. Whereas the terminated officers are out on bail, Rakesh Paul, who was arrested in 2016, continues to be in jail.

Final month, the Justice (retired) Biplab Kumar Sharma fee, which was shaped following instructions from Gauhati excessive courtroom, submitted its report on the anomalies in CCE-2013.

Although the report is but to be made public, the fee’s findings are acknowledged to element irregularities in reply sheets of many candidates who have been declared profitable, allegedly in lieu of money.

The state authorities additionally constituted one other one-man Inquiry fee comprising Justice (retd) Biplab Kumar Sharma to probe allegations of malpractices within the conduct of CCE-2014 by APSC.

The fee shall inquire into the whole technique of number of the candidates and the position of the chairman and different members of APSC together with the employees and candidates and to repair the accountability. The fee will submit its report inside 6 months from Could 20, 2022.

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