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ATSUM demands strict adherence to reservation rules
Source: Chronicle News Service / Newmai News Network

Imphal, July 10 2021: All Tribal Students' Union, Manipur (ATSUM) has urged health and family welfare department and Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) Society to follow state reservation rules in engagement of staff on daily wage and contract basis in JNIMS.

ATSUM submitted a memorandum in this regard to the chief minister and sought intervention of the CM office to ensure that the scheduled tribe candidates also avail the provision of equal employment opportunity as mandated by Article 16 of Indian Constitution.

ATSUM also reminded the CM office about the previous letters and called for strict adherence to the Manipur Reservation of vacancies in Posts and Services (For scheduled tribes and scheduled Caste) Rules, 2011 in the recruitment/engagement of staff on daily wage basis/contractual basis/direct recruitment in JNIMS.

The apex tribal students' body further said that JNIMS authority issued orders for engagement of 16 oxygen plant operators and four sweepers on daily wage basis for 6 months.

Further, the JNIMS authority circulated a number of advertisements in local newspapers for engagement of 53 Staff Nurse on contract basis for 3 months, 4 - OT technician, 2-CSSD technician, 2-manifold boy and 52-sweeper on daily basis for 6 months as well as engagement of 10-Mali, 8-Manifold boy and 4 X-ray Technicians on daily basis for six months.

However, all the orders and advertisements failed to specify and follow the reservation policy of engagement/recruitment which thereby depriving the ST, SC and OBC candidates from their reservation rights in engagement/employment.

The tribal student body then recalled that a massive random recruitment/en-gagement of staff on daily wage basis and contractual basis without following reservation norms was done by JNIMS in 2010 when it was preparing for recognition by MCI as a full-fledged medical institution.

Despite ATSUM's repeated requests for rectification of the reservation disparity in the engagement/recruitment, the daily wage/contractual staff were latter regularised resulting in a huge numbers of back log posts of STs which still remain the same till date though it was agreed to fill up the back log seats in an official discourse held between ATSUM and state government on August 13, 2019 at CM conference hall with chief minister in the chair.

ATSUM then mentioned that the Office Memorandum of the Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, clearly states that 'While it may not be practical to apply the reservation orders in toto in respect of daily rated staff, it should be ensured that persons belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes are recruited in such manner as their overall representation does not go below the prescribed percentage of reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes respectively' .


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