Fake degree racket busted

Jammu:  The State Vigilance Department  has busted a gang of people involved in providing government  jobs on the basis of fake diploma degrees to the youth in Jammu and Poonch.

Kisan Institute of Technology R.S Pura issued fake diploma degrees to its students and on the basis of those degrees, jobs were provided to them in PHE department of Poonch division. These recruitments were for the post of electricians, plumbers and technicians.

Surprisingly, the institute was not recognised by the State Technical Education Board and in 2010 the board issued a notice stating that degrees  of courses of electrician, technician and plumber provided by the insitute will be considered invalid and fake.

But during the investigation it was found that the students with these fake and invalid degrees were still getting jobs in PHE department of Poonch.

The complaint was registered by Harpreet Singh and Ashiq Hussein. A case has been registered against the involved them .


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