NEW DELHI: The railway ministry on Wednesday suspended the continuing recruitment course of for non-technical posts amid violent protests in Bihar the place protesters set 4 empty coaches on fireplace. The ministry additionally arrange a five-member high-level committee to look into the problems raised by the candidates a lot of whom have joined the demonstrations affecting rail operations.
There have been additionally studies of police motion in opposition to protesters in UP, with sources indicating there are considerations and inputs that the protests might unfold to different elements of the nation. The committee has been arrange with the mandate to obtain the complaints and solutions and to submit its suggestions by March 4.

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) in February 2019 had known as for functions for 35,281 posts beneath the Non-Technical Fashionable Classes (NTPC) throughout six completely different pay ranges. A complete of 1.25 crore folks had utilized and seven.05 lakh certified in stage-1 check.
Following new norms, which got here into pressure in 2019, the railways shortlisted the candidates for the second check and their quantity was 20 instances the whole variety of vacancies. Since candidates might apply for a couple of class, a lot of them certified for the second check in a couple of class. The protesters have been elevating questions totally on the supply of the second check and permitting candidates to qualify for a couple of class of jobs.
Interesting to protesters to not “injury and destroy” public property, railway minister Ashwini Vaishanaw mentioned, “You’re the future. It is best to protect your property. I request college students to not take the regulation into their fingers.”
Responding to a query if the problem has turn into political, Vaishanaw mentioned. “This isn’t a political difficulty. It’s a delicate difficulty and we’re assured of discovering an answer.”

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