‘Imposter’ who managed entry into Education Department on fake documents terminated

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SHAKEELA ANDRABI

SRINAGAR: School Education Department, Kashmir has terminated services of a teacher who had managed entry into the department 13 years ago by producing fake appointment orders. It was revealed that thirteen years ago, a person managed his entry in the department through illegal means by producing a fake appointment order. Initially, the probe revealed that the name of the teacher working in Boys High School Barthana Srinagar was neither mentioned in selection list nor in appointment order issued on June 12, 2009 by the department.
According to the order, that Chief Education Officer Srinagar in a letter in November 2022 reported that the service book of a ‘imposter’ working as teacher in Government school revealed an entry to the effect that he has been appointed as teacher in 2009 under RBA category, after being selected by JK Service Selection Board. “In order to ascertain the genuineness of his appointment order, the original order issued by DSEK on December-12-2009 appointment Service Selection Board was verified, after which it was found that his name does not figure anywhere in the original appointment order nor original select list of JKSSB,” the order read. It further read that delinquent ‘teacher’ was placed under suspension and attached to DSEK and he had failed to report to the directorate, in compliance with the ibid order. It read that the matter got enquired by the Joint Director (Central) who has conducted an indepth enquiry and reported that appointment order showing to have been issued in his favour is fake and forged and fraudster has managed his entry in the department by producing fake appointment order.
“The ‘delinquent teacher’ has responded to the show cause notice and submitted reply January-10-2023 through speed post, which was thoroughly examined and found devoid of merit for reconsideration,” it read. It read the appointment order purportedly issued in favour of the ‘fraudster’ being not issued by DSEK is treated to be null and void in the eyes of law. Consequently, any benefit derived out of the said fake order shall be immediately recovered and criminal proceedings shall be initiated against the aforesaid person,” it said.