Court orders to stop facilities taken in the name of physically challenged

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० मंसिर २७ गते १७:०६ मा प्रकाशित

Kathmandu, Dec. 12: The Administrative Court has issued a directive order in the name of government to discourage the trend physically fit persons of taking benefits in the name of physically disabled persons and attending the examinations of the Public Service Commission (PSC) under the reservation quotas by making fake certificates of differently able person.

             A division bench of Chairman of the Administrative Court Kashiraj Dahal and Member Kumar Yonjan Tamang issued such directive in the name of the government in an appeal filed against the government by the then Acting Chief of Women and Children Office, Okhaldhunga, Uddhav Prasad.

             The Court has further directed the authorities concerned to make special mechanism for scientific and objective test to determine the facilities given by the State to the physically challenged persons and make classification of the physically challenged persons based on the same.

             The Court has also cautioned the government to stop misuse of the seats allocated under the reservation quota and take action after probing into the cases of facilities taken in the name of physically challenged persons.

             Uddhav Prasad himself had certified and received a card of physically-disabled when he was Acting Chief of the Office. RSS

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