ReT teacher ‘appointed fraudulently’ shown door
After a probe and verification, the Directorate of School Education Jammu has shown door to a Rehbar-e-Taleem teacher allegedly appointed fraudulently in Ramban district.
Reports said Vijanti Tahkur wife of Surjit Singh, a ReT teacher appointed under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in 2004-05 for Government Upper Primary School Bhajmasta tehsil in district Ramban, has been shown the exit door by the Education department by serving her termination order vide No DSEJ/legal/52360 -72 dated 07-12-2016, issued from Director School Education Jammu Babila Rakwal.
It has also been directed to Chief Education Officer Ramban to lodge FIR against Vajinti Thakur as well as "delinquent officers/officials of School Education department as well as Revenue department who remained at helm of affairs at the time of her appointment.
reports said Muhammad Yousaf son of Abdul Aziz Sheikh, Gaga Singh son Mela Ram both residents of Soomber tehsil and district Ramban had filed a joint complaint against Vijanti Thakur before IGP Crime (Jammu and Kashmir Police Jammu) alleging therein that she had arranged fake under process certificate on 12-06-2004 from Tehsildar Ramban and got her appointment as ReT in UPS Bajmasta in Ramban.
"After receiving the copy of the complaint from IGP Crime, the Director School Education Jammu sought fact finding report in the matter while CEO Ramban vide order No CEO/R/11/50213 dated 27-09-2011 ordered an enquiry into the matter through Headmaster Government High School Ramban and Headmaster Government Middle School Ramban. They submitted their report on 26-07-2012 in which it was stated that Vijanti Thakur had no State Subject certificate of revenue village Bajmasta at the time of cutoff date," reports said.
She had produced under process certificate which has no value as per norms of SSA, the report said.
Reports said she had submitted two documents of different villages of two different Tehsils for appointment—one document is under process Permanent Residence Certificate of village Bajmasta and other was her state subject (PRC) of village Desa Tehsil and District Doda issued on 01-12-1998. She had obtained second State Subject Certificate on (PRC) of village Bajmasta on 23-06-2005.
The enquiry committee in its findings observed that the appointment of Vijanti Thakur in UPS Bajmasta was fake and fabricated and she has no registered proof of residence of village Bajmasta at the time of engagement in UPS Bajmasta.
"Candidates placed on serial number 5 and 7 in the panel of UPS Jawari are highly meritorious candidates were dropped by ZEO Ramban," the report said.
The Director School Education Jammu after perusal of records and enquiry reports ordered termination of services of Vijanti Thakur and directed CEO Ramban to furnish a list of delinquent officers/officials at the helm of affairs at that time for onward submission to administrative departments.