Backdoor appointments: NSF serves 15 days ultimatum to set up Nagaland Staff Selection Board

(NSF President and officials along with the Presidents of the Federating units and sub-ordinate bodies)

Kohima, February 22 (NE): Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) serves 15 days ultimatum to State Government for setting up of Nagaland Staff Selection Board (NSSB). The resolution was adopted at the second Presidential Council meeting of the Naga Students’ Federation held at Oking NSF conference hall, Kohima, today, February 22, 2020.

Considering the rampant practice of the backdoor appointments in all the Government departments, NSF President, Ninoto Awomi and General Secretary, Liremo R. Kikon has written to the Chief Minister of Nagaland along with the signatures of the Presidents of the Federating units and sub-ordinate bodies of NSF to set up the NSSB within 15 days from today, and placed the following charter of demands :

– Approve and implement the Nagaland Staff Selection Board (NSSB) policy forwarded to the government by NSSB committee.

– Issue notifications scrapping all departmental exams.

– Issue notification banning direct recruitment to all Group C posts.

– Issue notification stating that Group C posts shall be requisitioned through open recruitment by the soon to be set up Nagaland Staff Selection Board.

Further, it was resolved that the NSF shall henceforth boycott all the departmental exams. The Federation shall also be maintaining a strict watch over any new developments pertaining to the above stated demands and any actions in contravention to the same by any department shall be dealt with in a befitting manner by the Federation.

NSF further made an appeal to the government of Nagaland to comply with the demands of the federation and enforce the same. Failure to do which the Federation shall be compelled to take up its own course of stern action until the demands of the Federation are met. This is in the interest of the youths and students of the state, said the letter addressed to Nagaland Chief Minister.