[AI] Axe falls on totally blind in financial sector recruitment

Vamshi. G gvamshiai at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 09:25:54 EST 2011

Hi Ekinath,

Nothing can stop you from writing the exam with a scribe availing the
extra time.

G. Vamshi
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>From darkness unto light

On 1/16/11, ekinath ekinath <ekinath at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello
> Just 2 days back i faced the same. I appeared for the interview for
> Officer Grade B position for RBI in my college campus placements.
> After first 2 rounds of GD and Essay writing, very senior officials of
> RBI assumably from Services Board met me imformally and though
> appreciated my talent and qualification, regreted their inability to
> hier me.
> Well, later reasons were clairified by my placement committee is that
> i was never in the race as these positions were not reserved for
> visually challenged.
> Now, i am worried is that even if i clear all the tests ettc. form
> outside from centralised process i will still not be selected.
> On the other hand, it's very clearly mentioned in the add on the
> website 6 posts are reserved for HI and although VIs can apply but
> they won't be given concessions. I need to know will i be at least
> allowed to appear for the exam with an elligible scribe. Will i be
> given extra time and at the end of the even though fighting through
> general category will i be hired?
> Sir, i am going jto wirte a letter to RBI asking the same doubts in
> short by tommorw for the test on this 6th of Feb and would let know.
> Kindly share your knowledge or opinions on the same matter.
> I will be more than happy to contribute in the same issue.
> Regards
> On 11/25/10, Asudani, Rajesh <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in> wrote:
>> Friends
>> What I had long apprehended has come to pass.
>> Now, it seems totally blind would not get job even in financial sector.
>> a corrigendum  and a recently issued advertisement of IDBI and a
>> notification of LIC clearly stipulate that only low vision candidates, or
>> those visually impaired having impairment between 40 and 70% may apply.
>> They cite government guidelines in their support.
>> I am afraid list of identified jobs does not identify bank officers/clerks
>> jobs for blind, but does so for Low vision.
>> This is despite technology and all.
>> So, the only recourse available is to compel the government immediately to
>> identify these jobs for blind also.
>> Anyway, identification is due in 2010.
>> Don't know whether government would wait for new law which does away with
>> identification altogether.
>> Friends, come up with suggestions and activities to claim back our work.
>> With thanks and regards
>> "I turned to speak to God
>>               About the world's despair;
>>               But to make bad matters worse
>>               I found God wasn't there."
>>                                 --Robert Frost
>> (Rajesh Asudani)
>> Assistant General Manager
>> Reserve Bank of India
>> Nagpur
>> Cell: 9420397185
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