AICC spokesperson Gourav Vallabh launched the knowledge of those notified-yet-unfilled posts at the official briefing and alleged that round Rs 1,025 crore had been collected from candidates by means of charges for the software types. He referred to as this as yet one other “jumla” by the Modi authorities to make “a cruel joke” on the unemployed youth throughout this time of financial disaster and vanishing jobs.
Quoting official knowledge, Vallabh stated that the Railway Recruitment Board had issued a notification for Group D recruitments on February 23, 2019, for 1,03,769 vacancies. He stated round 1.16 crore candidates utilized. However, the RRB is yet to announce the date for the examinations even after one and a half years of the notification. He claimed that roughly Rs 500 crore was collected as charges for software types.
He primarily based his calculation on the premise that of the 1.16 candidates, half belonged to the common and OBC category who needed to pay Rs 500 per software. The relaxation –– SC/ST/ladies –– paid Rs 250 per kind.
In the second class, Vallabh stated, the RRB notified 64,371 posts of Assistant Loco Pilots and technicians on February 3, 2018, for which 47 lakh individuals utilized. Though the outcomes of the exams had been declared in December 2019, no appointments have been made up to now.
Similarly, he stated that RRB made a notification on February 28, 2019, for 36,277 vacancies of non-technical fashionable class (NTPC) posts for which 1.26 crore utilized.
“While around Rs 500 crore was collected as application fee, the RRB is yet to announce the examination date,” he stated. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) too had notified on May 5, 2018, for 11,271 vacant posts for Combined Graduate Level (CGL). Over 25 lakh individuals utilized for these posts. “Though around Rs 25 crore was collected as application fee, the applicants are still waiting for the results of the tier-3 examination,” he stated.
Taking a dig at the Modi regime, Vallabh stated: “If Modi ji made a false promise of Rs 15 lakh each to all ahead of the 2014 LS polls, the Modi government played the cruel joke of false promises about jobs to our unemployed youth ahead of the 2019 LS elections. I want to know whether the government is trying to revive the economy with that Rs 1,025 crore it had collected as fees from the application forms from these misguided unemployed youth”.
Later, Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi: “120 million jobs missing, $5 trillion economy disappears, income of common citizen disappears, the prosperity and security of the country disappeared, If you ask a question, the answer disappears. #Development has gone missing”.