Glaring discrepancies have been found in the results declared for recruitment of about 4700 nurses and other staff under the National Health Mission (NHM) in Uttar Pradesh.In the results declared on December 22 for the written test, those who got 64 out of 90 marks were declared failed while those who obtained 3 and 8 marks were declared passed. The results went viral on social media indicating towards a possible scam in the recruitment process. Also readUnnao: Cataract surgery on 32 patients done under torchlight; CMO suspendedThose who failed to clear the test even after obtaining good marks have decided to file a lodge a complaint with the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and also take legal recourse. They have demanded results to be withheld and written exam copies to be re-evaluated. The written exam for about 4688 contractual posts of Staff Nurse, ANM, PRO, Lab Technicians etc was held on November 5 2017 all over the state. The results for the same were declared on December 22. But after detection of irregularities, candidates are now raising questions over the evaluation of examination copies. The Principal Secretary Health Prashant Trivedi has assured to look into the anomalies brought to his knowledge. “I have issued directions to check results again,” said Trivedi. Trivedi said that written exam was only a part of the selection process and only those who have cleared the interviews and other technical processes will be selected for the NHM. “The final result and selection process are yet to be completed,” he clarified. “Only those candidates would be selected who cleared all the selection criterion. We will ensure that no bogus candidates gets job under the current NHM recruitment drive to fulfil existing vacancies,” he added.
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