Thiruvanathapuram: Kerala government has
decided to verify all appointments in government service made
in the past ten years in the wake of recent appointment fraud
came to light in Waynad district collectoate, State Chief
Minister V S Achuthanandan told assembly on Thursday.
A specal cell has been constituted under the Administration
Reforms Department to conduct a comprehensive verficiation of
all appointments made in the past 10 years, Achuthanandan said
while replying to a submission.
There was no need for any social audit of the appointments
made by Public Service Commission in view of the decision to
have a verification of appointments, Achuthanandan said.
Eigth persons who got appointments with fake appointment
orders and other documents had been removed from service.
Waynad District Collector and three other government
officials including deputy collector had been suspended, he
Government has taken the incident very seriously and crime
branch and vigilance investigation was progressing, he said.
To ensure that sucha fraud did not take place in future,
department heads had been given instructions to regularise an
employee only after getting police verfication report.