The City and Industrial Development Corporation has dismissed Mohan Ninawe as his caste certificate application was rejected. Aged 49 years, Mohan Ninawe was with the Cidco for the past 22 years. The Chief PRO post in CIDCO is reserved for candidates from the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category.
MOHAN NINAWE SACKED BY CIDCO MD LOKESH CHANDRA
Mohan Ninawe claims being a member of Halba tribe and had submitted a certificate to the caste validity scrutiny committee of the state. The committee termed the caste certificate as invalid and his appeal both in Bombay High Court and Supreme Court have been rejected. Following this, CIDCO’s Vice Chairman & Managing Director Lokesh Chandra dismissed him. Reliable sources in CIDCO state that Mohan Ninawe’s dismissal is equivalent to cheating and its being alleged that that the caste certificate was not original so he had been on the prestigious post on a fake certificate.
11700 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES FACE SACKING FOR FORGING CERTIFICATE
As many as 11,700 government employees in Maharashtra face sacking for forging certificate to get employment under the Scheduled Tribes quota. According to a report in the Times Of India, CM Davendra Fadnavis government may act on a Supreme Court order that had declared government jobs or admissions secured under reserved categories using forged certificates as invalid.
OVER 63000 EMPLOYEES HIRED IN SC/ST QUOTA IN 40 YEARS
Around 63,600 employees were hired by the state govt under SC/ST quota in 40 years, out of whom only 51,000 submitted their SC/ST certificate, said the report. The other 11,700 now face sacking.
EMPLOYEES WITH FORGED CERTIFICATES WILL LOSE JOBS
Many of the 11,700 defaulters in the Maharashtra government have been working for over two decades, but are now illegible to continue with their respective jobs.
MANY NMMC EMPLOYEES CAN LOSE JOBS TOO
Its also being said that many employees in NMMC took will be sacked. There are many who got jobs in various departments of NMMC and now stand to be exposed. These employees include engineers, nurses and even doctors. There are allegations that there is a nexus in NMMC where corporators use influence to give jobs to employees with forged caste certificates and degree certificates from unknown non registered educational institutes.
PEOPLE ON MERIT SUFFER WHILE FORGERS TAKE COVETED GOVERNMENT JOBS
The dismissal of Mohan Ninawe has exposed how thousands of employees in government services are employed due to the political influence. Many politicians, from MPs, MLAs to corporators either use influence or bribes to make their relatives and close ones get jobs on forged caste certificates while those who rightfully deserve reservation or even job on merits suffer and are left behind. Hopefully the trend of firing the forgers and cheaters continues and meritocracy wins in democracy. Bureau report – NMTV News.