[AI] Visually Impaired appointed Vice Principal of Jail School

Deepak Singla deepakkumarsingla at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 01:19:46 PDT 2015


Yes sure...and moreover the name has been recommended by the
department itself (and nobody from outside) after considering his
eligibility for the post in question.




On 7/2/15, akshun mahajan <akshunmahajan885 at gmail.com> wrote:
> agreed with George sir.
>
> On 7/2/15, George Abraham <george at eyeway.org> wrote:
>> In my view, blindness cannot be the criteria that determines whether he is
>> fit for the job or not. His performance in previous postings can certainly
>> shed light on his capability of delivering on the new post.
>>
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>> Of Deepak Singla
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>> To: accessindia
>> Subject: [AI] Visually Impaired appointed Vice Principal of Jail School
>>
>> Hi all
>>
>>
>>
>> Tribune News Service
>> Patiala, July 1
>>  A visually impaired officer has been appointed the vice-principal at
>> the Punjab jail training school, Patiala, in an alleged violation of
>> the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA).
>>  Eyebrows were raised on Amarjit Singh’s appointment, ordered by the
>> Home Department on June 30, as many other “eligible” officials were
>> allegedly ignored in the recruitment process.
>>  A few months ago when he was posted as the Deputy Superintendent at
>> the Ferozepur jail, he was assigned “active duty” as the in charge of
>> a factory in the jail. Sources said the “active duty” assigned to him
>> was a violation of ESMA. “It will be difficult for a visually impaired
>> officer to impart arms training and explain jail duties to newly
>> recruited officers. Though we are not against him, there is no
>> provision under ESMA for appointing such an officer to a key post in
>> the department,” said officers in the jail department.
>>  The state Jail Department has promoted Amarjit Singh (51) to the
>> Deputy Superintendent, Jails, on March 31. He neither passed the
>> departmental examination nor did he reportedly appear before the
>> Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) for elevation to the post of
>> Deputy Superintendent.
>>  The medical examination of the officer by a medical board on April 6
>> — a day after Amarjit’s elevation — found that he was “permanently
>> visually handicapped and his disability was 100%”.
>> “The Additional DGP (jails) office recommended him. Before I ordered
>> his appointment on June 30, his file went to Punjab Jails Minister
>> Sohan Singh Thandal. They must have given it a thought before raising
>> his name,” Principal Secretary Home (Jails) Sanjay Kumar said. Amarjit
>> Singh said he was fit enough to work at the post.
>>
>>
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