Jaipur: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot addressed a high-level meeting of the home department on Sunday. In the meantime, he spoke of manipulating recruitment examinations and cracking down on imitators. CM Gehlot said the Rajasthan government will further tighten the law to prevent manipulation of recruitment examinations and will take strict action on those involved in the use of unfair means. An ordinance will also be brought soon.
He said the Ordinance will provide for strict action against those involved in malpractices including cheating in competitive examinations, paper leaks. The use of unfair means in recruitment examinations will be included in the category of cognizable offence as well as non-bailable offence and the punishment in this regard will be increased from three years to seven years. He further said that strict action should be taken against the accused in all future recruitment examinations.
CM Gehlot said the state government will dismiss any government official and employee from service if they are found involved in cases like paper leakage, dummy candidates sitting and cheating in recruitment examinations. At the same time, if a person belonging to a private educational institution is found to be involved in any disturbance, the recognition of the concerned institution will be permanently terminated.