6 employees dismissed for fake degrees
SRINAGAR: Government has sacked six employees of the Planning and Monitoring Department for securing jobs on fake degrees. Six Junior Statistical Assistants of the Planning and Monitoring Department who had obtained jobs on the basis of ‘fake degrees’ were dismissed from the service. The dismissed employees have been identified as Suhail Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Kachdoora Vehil Shopian, Feroz Hamid son of Peerzada Abdul Hamid, resident of Sopore near Bus Stand, Gulzar Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Mohiuddin Wani, a resident of Bus Stand Kulgam, Mehraj ud din Dar son of Mohammad Ramzan Dar, a resident of Sadar Bazar Kulgam, Mudasir Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Mohi ud Din Bhat, a resident of Wani Mohalla Kulgam, and Showkat Ahmad Parray son of Mohammad Ramzan Parray, a resident of H N Pora Kulgam. They were selected through the Service Selection Board (SSB) in 2012. The Department conducted verification after it was alleged that their degrees were fake and it was found that all of them had got the jobs by using fake degrees. After the verification their appointments were cancelled.