RRB NTPC Protest: East Coast Railway Opens Outreach Camps For Candidates

Bhubaneswar: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has appealed all railway job aspirants not to indulge in unlawful activities. Speaking to the media over Centralized Employment Notification of Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) issued by Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs), the Minister said, the RRB Examinations are being conducted in a transparent manner maintaining highest standards of integrity.

“It has come to notice that aspirants of Railway job have indulged in vandalism/ unlawful activities like protesting on Railway Tracks, disruption of Train Operations, damaging railway properties etc. Railway job aspirants/candidates are advised not to be misguided or come under the influence of such elements who are trying to use them for fulfilling their own selfish ends,” the Minister added.

The Railway Minister has advised apex authorities of Railway Board and Zonal Railways to open High Power Committees to look into the concerns and doubts raised by the aspirants on results of 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)-1 published on 14th & 15th January, 2022.

The East Coast Railway has opened outreach camps to look into the concerns and doubts raised by the candidates in regard to the results of 1st Stage CBT of Centralised Employment Notification CEN 01/2019 of Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) issued by Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs).

The Committee will go into following issues raised by candidates and give recommendations:

Results of 1st Stage CBT of CEN 01/2019 (NTPC) and methodology used for shortlisting candidates for 2nd Stage CBT without affecting existing shortlisted candidates. Introduction of 2nd Stage CBT in CEN RRC 01/2019.

The candidates can lodge their concerns and suggestions to the committee at following email id: [email protected]

East Coast Railway has decided to hold a Camp for careful listening of the complaints & suggestions of the aspirant candidates. Outreach camps at each Division and also one at Bhubaneswar have been opened where aspirant candidates can come and register their grievances which will be placed at the highest level for redressal of the grievances.

All Chairpersons of RRBs have also been directed to receive the grievances of candidates through their existing channels, compile these grievances and send the same to Committee.

Candidates are given three weeks time up to 16.02.2022 to submit their concerns and committee after examining these concerns will submit their recommendations by 04.03.2022. In view of above, the 2nd Stage CBT of CEN 01/2019 (NTPC) beginning w.e.f. 15th February 2022 and 1st Stage CBT of CEN RRC 01/2019 beginning w.e.f. 23rd February stands postponed.