SRINAGAR, Apr 12: The Services Selection Board (SSB) has selected 28 X-ray Assistants for the Health Department in Kashmir division in which several of them figuring at the top in the list have produced tampered certificates to the SSB.
According to the notification issued by the SSB in March this year, 28 candidates were selected as X-ray assistants in response to Notification No. 08 of 2010 dated 24-12-2010. Fifteen of them were selected in open merit, 5 in RBA, 7 in SC and one in ST category.
Among 9 selected candidates who are on top of the selection list in Open merit category, 5 have produced tampered certificates for the selection in the Health Department as X-ray technicians.
Figuring on the top of the list at No. 1 is Mudaseer Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Ramzan Bhat of Shopian. He has produced diploma certificate in the SSB that showed he has got 2047 marks out of 2400.
Last year, Bhat had also applied for the post of X-ray technician in Government Medical College and Associated Hospital. He has produced diploma certificate of Institute of Public Health and Hygiene, Mahipalpur, New Delhi where he has secured 1751 marks out of 2400. In first year, he has secured 872 marks out of 1200 as per the marks sheet issued on May 31, 2007 and in second year, he has secured 879 marks out of 1200 as per the marks sheet issued on August 9, 2008.
At Number 2 in the SSB list is Lafief Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Gani Dar of Srinagar. He has produced diploma certificate to the SSB that showed he got 2051 marks out of 2400. While the certificate he has produced in Bone and Joint hospital last year showed him securing 1751 marks out of 2400.
In response to a verification letter (BJSH/Est-II/970 dated 15-06-2011) of the Medical Superintendent Government Hospital for Bone and Joint and Joint Surgery, Barzulla of six candidates, the Institute of Public Health and Hygiene, Mahipalpur, New Delhi has said that Dar was a regular student of the Institute in 2003-2005 batch and has passed the examination in first division by securing 1751 marks.
Another selected candidate at Serial No. 7, Manzoor Ahmad Mir son of Ghulam Hussain Mir of Budgam has produced diploma certificate with the SSB where he has got 851 marks out of 1000. While the diploma certificate he has produced in Government Medical College and Associated Hospitals, Srinagar last year, showed that he has secured 751 marks out of 1000.
Mir was at serial no. 29 in the combined merit list of candidates for the post of X-ray Assistant of Government Medical College and Associated Hospitals, Srinagar that they have issued last year and have provided to one Ashiq Hussain and others under no AH/RTI/2012/20 datead 06-04-2012 in response to an RTI application.
Meanwhile, around 32 candidates who had produced the tampered certificates didn’t appear in the interview fearing detection of the fraud by the SSB.