JBT recruitment scam: Centre decides to dismiss suspended Haryana IAS officer

The Centre has decided to dismiss suspended Haryana Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer Sanjiv Kumar, who was convicted in the Junior Basic Training (JBT) teachers’ recruitment scam, from service. The department of personnel and training (DoPT) has conveyed to the Haryana government its decision to terminate the services of the 1985 batch IAS officer under article 311 of the Constitution following his conviction, according to sources. Kumar, former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and several other officials, were convicted and sentenced by a Delhi court in 2013 for irregularities in…

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