Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board today convened 178th Board meeting under the chairmanship of its Chairman, Khalid Jahangir to consider various matters pertaining to withheld recommendation, court cases, cancellation of selections and release of selection list for various posts.
The meeting was attended by Board members including Mohammad Shafiq Chak, Nazir Ahmad Khwaja, Pritamlal Atri, Harvinder Kour and Ashiq Hussain Lily, Controller of Examination, Musheer Ahmed Mirza and Secretary Sachin Jamwal while Special Secretary, Law, Jang Bahadur, Deputy Secretary, Vinay Khosla and other officers also assisted the Board in the meeting.
The meeting had detailed discussion on various issues relating to withheld recommendation cases of Divisional Cadre (Jammu /Kashmir), District Cadres (Jammu/ Kashmir and PM Package migrants), pending selection list for certain posts, returning of unfilled posts to concerned Indenting Departments, various pending legal cases in the form of writ petitions and original applications (OA) filed before the CAT and the Board took appropriate decisions on these important matters.
It was decided in the meeting to release withheld recommendation in respect of 28 candidates relating to various posts. Besides, 14 cases were deferred for re-examination due to qualification related issues and other deficiencies.
Moreover, the Board also decided to reject the candidature of 15 candidates due to non-possession of requisite prescribed qualification/ eligibility criteria on or before the prescribed Cut-off date. It also approved empanelment of agency pursuant to transparent online bidding process for developing Web Portal for accepting online application forms for various notifications of J&K SSB.
Apart from this, the Board approved selection of 57 candidates for various posts advertised at different points of time and also decided to return 13 posts to the Indenting Department due to non-availability of eligible candidates against the said advertised posts. In addition, 09 court cases were also deliberated upon during the meeting and appropriate decisions in light of the directions of Courts were taken for timely disposal by the Board.