Doda, December 25: The State Vigilance Commission has made an announcement that the hearing of the alleged Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) appointment scam surfaced in Doda will be held on January 5, 2016.
As reported by a local daily, the surfaced scam involves a dozen of illegal appointments of ReTs made in Doda, Ghat and Bhagwah zones. The scam has been registered with the state vigilance organisation vide its communication No SVO/veri-Ud-08/2012-7248-50 dated June 21, 2013. It was already proved but when SVO took no action against it, the complainant moved SVC.
The sources have reported that SVO did not took any action in this regard because of some serving and retired officials of education department, Doda who were trying their best to save the involved officers and the illegal appointees.
Regarding the scam, the sources have told that the officers of education department responsible for making appointments of ReTs made some appointments from the backdoor without advertising the vacancies in local newspapers which was a violation of guidelines and norms drafted by the department. The alleged officials have also been reported to prepare a fake feasibility reports.
Moreover, the complainant have also said that these officials involved in the illegal appointments of ReT teachers and other malpractices in education department along with the ReTs illegally appointed by them threatened him to withdraw the case from SVC. He also alleged that conspiracy were being hatched against him to implicate him in false cases
He further said the illegal appointment of a ZEO’s daughter and that two others in primary school, Chakri, was also reflected in the report bearing No CEO/D/Legal/14491-94 dated August 3, 2015.