Appointment of Primary Teachers by DPSCs
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Government of West Bengal
School Education Department
(Elementary Education Branch)
Bikash Bhawan, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700 091
No. 255-SSE/12/ES/P/10M-141 /2010 (Pt), Dated: 21.06.2012
WHEREAS under Section 60(1)(k) of the West Bengal Primary Education Act, 1973 (Act XLIII of 1973) it is the duty of District Primary School Council in each district to appoint Teachers of Primary Schools under the jurisdiction of the respective Council subject to the prescribed conditions;
AND WHEREAS process of recruitment of Primary School Teachers against the vacancies was initiated by ail District Primary School Councils in West Bengal accordingly in 2009 and most of them had completed the same;
AND WHEREAS the District Primary School Councils of North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas, Howrah and Malda had failed to complete the recruitment process till now due to some unavoidable reasons;
AND WHEREAS the Chairmen, DPSCs of North 24-Parganas, South 24- Parganas, Howrah and Malda have detected serious irregularities in the recruitment examination;
AND WHEREAS the aforesaid Chairmen, District Primary School Councils have informed this Department severally that the irregularities found in the recruitment process are irreparable at this point of time;
AND WHEREAS the aforesaid Chairmen, District Primary School Councils have further observed that if the earlier process of recruitment of Primary School Teachers is allowed to be completed a large number deserving candidates will be prejudiced in the selection process and some under merited and undeserved candidates may be appointed which may cause serious loss to the development of Primary Education in the aforesaid four Districts and will be against the Government policy towards maintenance of transparency in the recruitment process of Primary Teachers and may accordingly cause serious public harm;
NOW THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers given under Section 107 of the West Bengal Primary Education Act, 1973 (Act XLIII of 1973) the Governor is pleased to order that the aforesaid recruitment examinations conducted by the District Primary School Councils of North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas, Malda and Howrah be cancelled and directs the respective Chairman of the concerned District Primary School Councils to conduct the recruitment examination de novo provided that only the eligible candidates who had applied for recruitment against the advertisement issued by the concerned District Primary School Councils and had appeared in the written examination are allowed to appear in the de novo examination and no separate fees are collected from them for appearing in such examinations. No other candidates except those who were allowed to appear in the earlier written recruitment examination conducted for the same purpose will be allowed to appear in the de novo written examination. The entire process must be completed and the final panel published by the respective District Primary School Councils within a period of 90 (ninety) days from the date of issue of this order.
Sd/- (Vikram Sen)
Principal Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal
No. 255-SSE dated 21.06.2012, Source