SC / ST / OBC – Appointment on the basis of false Certificates
Action against Government servants who get appointment on the basis of false SC/ST/OBC certificates: DoPT Order
DOPT in its office Memorandum No.36011/1/2012-Estt. (Res.) dated 10.01.2013 has observed that disciplinary proceedings in the cases involving appointments on the basis of false / fake caste certificates take considerable time and the persons who have secured employment on the basis of false caste certificates enjoy the benefits of Government service
It is also emphasized by DOPT in the said OM that disciplinary enquiries involving the matter of securing jobs on the basis of false/fake certificates should be completed in a time bound manner and unscrupulous persons who have got appointment on the basis of fake/ false caste certificates should not be retained in service
The full text of this OM dated 10.01.2013 is as follows
“Wherever it is found that a Government servant, who was not qualified or eligible in terms of the recruitment rules etc., for initial recruitment in service or had furnished false information or produced a false certificate in order to secure appointment, he should not be retained in service. If, he is probationer or a temporary Government servant, he should be discharged or his services should be terminated. If he has become a permanent Government servant, an inquiry as prescribed in Rule 14 of CCS(CCA) Rules, 1965 may be held and if the charges are proved, the Government servant should be removed or dismissed from service. In no circumstances should any penalty be imposed”.