Ranchi: The vigilance report over the alleged irregularities in the appointment made by Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC), has come with startling findings, especially about the role erstwhile JPSC member Gopal Prasad Singh who has been accused of bending the rules to get his relatives and friends selected for plum posts.
 
The investigation report says that Gopal Singh got the copies of his candidates evaluated in his own house. The 22 evaluators of the copies of the first civil service examination were from Godda, Dumka, Deoghar, and Pakur districts, which happen to be areas of influence of Gopal Prasad Singh.

The erstwhile Chairman of the JPSC, Dilip Prasad Singh decided that evaluation and the result of the examination would be conducted under the guidance of Gopal Prasad Singh.

Thereafter, Gopal Prasad got evaluated the papers by his favourites in two phases. Report says all the work was executed on verbal orders of Dilip Prasad and nothing was put on record. Gopal Prasad is presently on the run and the Vigilance is looking for him.

Copies reached to expert without consent

Vigilance report also revealed that according to records, copies of the Political Science, Philosophy, Social Science and Hindi Language and Literature were sent to the evaluators through Sarkar Suresh Kumar Nayak posted at JPSC office.

Examiner, Dr Gaurishankar Singh accepted in black and white that copies were sent to 13 other examiners apart from him for evaluation without a proper approval.

JPN/Bureau