Imphal, Feb 23,
CAF & PD, Revenue Minister, Karam Shyam distributed appointment orders to more than 20 deserving candidates of the Revenue Department of Manipur who have applied in the die-in-harness scheme. He gave away the appointment orders to the candidates in a press conference held today at his Old Secretariat office after clearing 37 out of a total of 101 applicants after proper scrutiny, screening and strict verification.
Mandol, jilladar, stenographer and LDC posts in the Grade III category and process server and peon posts in the Grade IV category were given appointment orders. Amongst such applicants, some have waited for almost 10 years for the much expected appointment.
Speaking at the press meet, Minister Karam Shyam stated that the Government understands the sufferings of such applicants who usually belong to deprived families and constantly face the hurdles of bribe and bargain in different forms in connection with pending file processes.
The Minister also assured that the Government is trying its best to minimize the difficulties of such candidates and ensure transparency in clearing away their pending files quickly.
During the press briefing, he also highlighted that the successful candidates who got appointment order today should start working honestly and efficiently without corruption in public interest.
Commissioner CAF & PD,Revenue Shri T Ranjit said that its good news for the Revenue department that new staff are appointed on die-in-harness basis as there is acute shortage of officials in the department at present. He also informed the gathering that as per guidelines of the Department of Personnel(DP), preference is given to those applicants belonging to the differently-abled category.
Joint Secretary Revenue, Y Rajen and Undersecretary Ph Bhavananda Sharma were also present during the conference.
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