Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) in its 184th Board meeting held under the Chairmanship of Khalid Jahangir, Chairman, J&K Services Selection Board on Saturday approved the Final Selection List and allocation of districts in favour of the eligible candidates for the 1,889 posts of Accounts Assistant (Panchayat) in the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj.
The Department of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj vide communication dated 15.05.2020 forwarded the indents/requisitions for making recruitment to the 1889 posts of Accounts Assistant (Panchayat) of 20 districts of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir in accordance with the latest Reservation Rules issued vide S.O. 127 of 2020 dated 20.04.2020. The JJKSSB vide Advertisement Notice No. 02 of 2020 dated 06.07.2020, issued advertisement notification for the aforementioned 1889 posts of Accounts Assistant (Panchayat) for seeking online applications from the eligible candidates. 1.92 lac candidates applied for the aforesaid 1889 posts, out of which 1.62 lac candidates finally participated in the Written Test, reads an official handout.
The OMR-based objective type written test for these posts was conducted across all Districts of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on 10.11.2020. Board on the performance of the candidates in the OMR based objective type written test, the result was declared on 25.12.2020, the handout reads.
The Board also placed on record its appreciation for the work done by the Selection Committee constituted for the purpose of preparation and finalization of the selection process.
The meeting was attended by Mohammad Shafiq Chak, KAS, Nazir Ahmad Khwaja, KAS, Pritam Lal Atri, KAS, Harvinder Kour, KAS, Ashiq Hussain Lily, KAS, Prof. Tasleema Peer, Members of J&K Services Selection Board; Ashok Kumar, KAS, Controller of Examination, Sachin Jamwal, KAS, Secretary, Jang Bahadur, Special Secretary (Law), Suhail Muzaffar, Additional Secretary (Law), Vinay Khosla, KAS, Deputy Secretary and Mamta Rajput, KAS, Administrative Officer, J&K Services Selection Board, it further read.
Earlier in April this year, scores of candidates who had qualified for the Panchayat Accounts Assistant examinations staged a protest against the authorities for failing to publicize the final selection list of the aspirants.
The aspirants had assembled at Press Enclave to press for their demands and appealed to Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha to personally intervene in the matter and ensure that the final selection list is made public without any further delay.