Reaffirming the commitment of his government on ‘Zero tolerance on corruption’ policy the Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has said that no culprit in the recruitment scams would be spared. He said on Wednesday that the State government has decided that the pending recruitment examinations of the Uttarakhand Public Service Selection Commission (UKSSSC) would be handed over to the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission or any other agency so that no delay occurs in these examinations and the interests of the aspirants are safeguarded.
He said a proposal in this regard would be brought before the State cabinet soon. The CM informed that the process of recruitment in 12,000 posts was to commence in the State out of which the UKSSSC would have to conduct a recruitment process of more than 7,000 posts of group ‘C’ services. Dhami said that the investigation into the alleged irregularities of the UKSSSC examinations is going on and the Vidhan Sabha Speaker also has set up a high level inquiry to investigate the issue of the appointment in Vidhan Sabha. He said that the State government is attentive towards protecting the interests of the youngsters and a transparent process of recruitment to fill vacant posts would be undertaken in the State.
He said that the Director General Police (DGP) has been directed to investigate the recruitment of forest ranger examination and he has handed over the inquiry to the Special Task Force (STF). Dhami said that the recruitment scam is a very serious issue for the State as it is associated with the future of the youngster. He said that a strict investigation was ordered in the UKSSSC paper leak case and the results are coming up. On a stern note the CM said that he wants to set up an example in this case so that there is no repetition of such incidents in future. He opined that a fool proof system of recruitment process is needed to be set up in the State so that no one even dares to think about doing such act.