Ever since the debate of nepotism began back in 2017, the common public has acquainted with the term nepotism. And recently it has been reported that 30 vacant posts were filled up in the Nagpur Municipal Cooperative Society Bank Limited. The interesting fact here is that among the candidates 18 people are either the children or relatives of the directors of the bank.
Former directors of the bank have alleged that the bank has violated all the rules and regulations and they had conducted the online examinations only for the namesake. In reality, the posts were already fixed even before the examination. The former directors in a press conference on Thursday said that the bank had published a recruitment advertisement on February 7, 2018, and invited applications from the suitable candidates. The bank had collected Rs.700 fees from OBC and open category candidates. And Rs.500 fees collected from the reserved category applicants. As per information, 1938 candidates had applied for the posts and the bank earned more than rupees 10 lakhs in fees. The online examination for the posts was conducted on March 25, 2018. The selected candidates were Shwetambari Shinde,daughter-in-law of the chairman of the bank Vijay Kathvate,Kartik Thakray,son of director Rajendra Thakray,Netrika Chaudhary,daughter of Pratima Siriya,Poshit Nimje,son of Radheshyam Nimje,Shweta Suryawanshi,niece of Sushil Yadav,Priyanka Kalambe,daughter-in-law of Vitthal Kshirsagar,Chandraprakash Dahake,nephew of Dattatray Dahake,Varsha Pattil,daughter-in-law of Gautam Patil,Shubham Meshram,son of Ishwar Meshram,Sakshi Admane,daughter of Shashikant Admane,Prashant Deogade,son of Dilip Deogade,Shubham Mahatpure,son of the branch Manager of the bank Anshul Giri,son of Rajkumar Kanate’s friend and Nishant Bhagat,son of Rajendra Thakray’s friend. These candidates were appointed last year and some candidates are included in the waiting list. They are Madhu Bhivgade, Mayur Chaudhari, son of Dilip Chaudhari, Swapnil Dakhole, son of Dilip Dakhole and Tarun Markandey, son of Rajkumar Kanate’s friend, and these candidates were given appointment on September 18, 2019.
The former directors demanded that the district sub-registrar conduct an inquiry in the recruitment scam. They already filed a complaint with the registrar but the inquiry is yet to commence. These appointments were created ruckus on the general body meeting of the bank organized on September 8. And it was ended in vain. As per the source, the bank has 4500 members. The new recruitment cause Rs 100 crore annual loss to the bank.
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