Saturday, October 16, 2010
Friday, October 15, 2010
Modified instructions on Recruitment of GDS through Employment Exchange - Clarification of term "Effective No. of Candidates"
RECENT ORDERS ON GDS APPOINTMENT
Modified instructions on Recruitment of GDS through EmploymentExchange - Clarification of term "Effective No. of Candidates":
(DG (P) Letter No: 19-27 / 2010-GDS Dt. 07.10.10.)
1. Attention of all concerned is invited to Para 3 of this Dte Order No. 19-4 / 97-ED & Trg Dt19.08.98 which provided that "in case the notification and public advertisement so issued fail toelicit any response within the stipulated date or if the effective number of candidates applied forthe post is less than 3, the vacancies will be re-notified to the Employment Exchange & freshadvertisement issued calling for nominations etc within 15 days"
2.The term "effective No. of candidates / applications" has undergone judicial scrutiny byCAT, Hyderabad in OA No. 516 / 2009 in the matter of Shri.Chennuri Raju vs Union of India &relying on judgment of High Court of Madras in WP No. 22500 & 20422 / 1999 in similar caseCAT, Hyderabad has held in its judgment on 15.06.10 that "three effective applications meanthree applications should be received and even if one of the candidates amongst the threeapplicants is eligible, the selection should be finalized"
3.The issue has been considered in this Dte in the light of the aforesaid judgment and I amdirected to convey that term "effective No. of Candidates" finding a mention in the order of thisDte ibid may be interpreted to mean that three applications from the different candidates shouldbe received and even if one of the candidates amongst the three applicants is found eligible, theselection should be finalized in conformity with the interpretation as referred to in Para 2 above.
The Group 'D' posts in the Department has been abolished by the Government. Hence hereafter,there will be no more group 'D' employees in the Department.
All group 'D' employees will be becoming group 'C' employees. The work distribution will also be changing.