Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu Asks For Logical Conclusion To APPSC Fiasco
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday called upon the members of Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) to bring the commission’s combined competitive exam fiasco to a logical conclusion.
The combined competitive examinations conducted by the APPSC during 2018 ran into rough weather after the candidates knocked on the doors of the Itanagar permanent bench of the Gauhati High Court alleging discrepancy in the question papers of the preliminary exam for which the issue is at present sub-judice at the High Court.
Khandu during a meeting with APSSC chairman Nipo Nabam and his team of members and officials, advocated for an urgent solution to the issue, an official release informed. During the discussion, the chairman briefed the Chief Minister on the status of APPSC conducted combined competitive examination of 2018.
During the meeting, Khandu dwelt on introduction of UPSC pattern of examination for future civil service examinations.
“A decision will soon be taken in the Cabinet,” Khandu informed. While agreeing to the suggestions made by the Chief Minister, Nabam said that the commission would initiate all possible measures to end the impasse.
The commission further informed about the status of other exams being conducted. On matter pertaining to strengthening of the commission, Khandu said that the State Government would immediately address the shortage of manpower and its infrastructure requirement, the release added.
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