October 13, 2008 : A Spokesman of Education Department said here today that numerous irregularities were found in the appointments made by Parent Teacher Associations. He said that appointments were made while ignoring qualification and merit and added that favoritism played an important role in the appointments.
He said that candidates were given appointments directly without inviting applications and advertising the posts. He said that applicants did not appear for interviews in some cases but were given appointments, which speaks volume of the irregularities in the appointments. He said that lecturers were provided appointments without following proper procedure, which was purely violation of rules.
The Spokesman further said that merit was ignored in the cases of Miss Neena Chaudhary, DP GSSS Jassur, Miss Alka, Lecturer Physics, BTC GSSS Girls, Nurpur, Smt. Neelam Kumari, Art & Craft teacher GHS Gahin Lagod of District Kangra and Miss Nazia DM GMS Kasakra, Shri Ajay Kumar TGT GMS Bari, Miss Raksha Kumari Lecturer Political Science GSSS Karian, Shri Surjeet Kumar lecturer GSSS Randoh, Shri Baljeet Singh Lecturer GSSS Randoh, Miss Rajni Devi, lecturer GSSS Khajjiar , Shri Hakam Chand lecturer GSSS Khajjiar, Shri Anil Kumar OT GHS Panjoh, Shri Surjeet Singh PGT GSSS Chakloo, Shri Rajesh Kumar, DM GMS Dimla, Shri Arun Kumar DM GSSS Guwan of District Chamba .
He said that Miss Sunita Devi, TGT, GMS Malkwal (Deyoll), Shri Varinder Singh, TGT GMS, Chownki, Shri Vinod Kumar, PET GMS Chownki, Shri Jamil Mohamand DPE GSSS, Suliali of District Kangra and Shri Onkar Singh PET GMS Uteep, Shri Lalit Kumar TGT GMS Kakian, Shri Arun Singh PET GMS Kakian, Shri Pawan Kumar PET GHS Bhadian, Shri Sanjeev Kumar DM GMS Gajnuie, Shri Rajesh Kumar DM GMS Baloli, Shri Bhashi Ram lecturer GSSS Kuthed, Miss Kanchan Kumari PET GMS Sharena, Shri Mohinder Kumar OT GMS Kalamala, Shri Rajesh Sharma PET GHS Kuthed, Miss Narto Devi LT GSSS Chhatrari, Shri Paras Ram lecturer GSSS Chhatrari and Shri Subhash Kumar GSSS Chhatrari of District Chamba were appointed directly without holding interview.
He said that Shri Darshan Singh, PET GSSS Sehwan, Shri Vikas Pathania DPE GSSS Durgela , Miss Punam Rani lecturer GSSS Shahpur and Smt. Parween Kumari lecturer GSSS Dharamshala were also appointed while ignoring merit.