Fin Deptt asked to advise JK Bank to initiate fresh recruitment for 250 POs, 1200 BAs through IBPS
Recruitment process to be completed in 3 months
The Jammu and Kashmir government has scrapped the list of 2018-batch Probationary Officers and Banking Associates (BAs) of J&K Bank and directed Finance Deptt to advise J&K Bank for initiating fresh recruitment for 250 POs and 1200 Banking Associates.
While addressing press conference, here Principal Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring, Rohit Kansal said the issues on the recruitment process of J&K Bank had been ongoing since 2018 and noted that various legal infirmities had been pointed out in the ongoing process.
The Administrative Council, he said, therefore, directed the Finance Department to advise J&K Bank to initiate a fresh, fair, norm based and transparent recruitment for 250 Probationary Officers and 1200 banking Associates in J&K Bank through the IBPS.
Kansal, who is also Government’s spokesperson, informed that the decision was taken by the Administrative Council which met here today under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor G.C. Murmu.
“The entire recruitment process will be completed by on fast track basis within three months. The detailed modalities and announcements in this regard will be finalized by the bank in its next board meeting,” he said.
Kansal said as a result the ongoing process of recruitment for these posts by J&K bank shall stand scrapped.
“The bank is being advised to ensure that all applicants eligible in the last recruitment which has been cancelled shall be eligible for the fresh recruitment also,” he said.