Railway Minister Ashwani Vaishnav addresses the press following the ban on NTPC and Group D recruitment examinations and incidents of student uproar and arson. He said that there is no complaint related to the examination. He said that the government and the Railway Board are working very carefully on this issue. On the incidents of arson, he said that if this railway property is the property of the people, then protect it.


Addressing the press on Wednesday, Railway Minister Ashwani Vaishnav said that there are a total of one lakh 40 thousand vacancies in NTPC and Group D recruitment, but more than one crore applications have come. So the board is working at its level. He urged the students to be patient. Vaishnav said that there is no complaint regarding the examination. An inquiry has been ordered into the Arson. The railway is the property of the people, so it is everyone’s duty to keep it safe.

It is worth noting that in Bihar, the protest of the candidates is going on for the third day today in protest against the alleged rigging in the Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) examination results of the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). On Wednesday, the candidates created a ruckus at Gaya Junction of DDU Railway Division, alleging disturbances. During this, the students set fire to the MT coach parked in the Karimganj yard of Gaya Junction. A coach was burnt to ashes due to the fire.

After the ban on NTPC and Group D recruitment examinations, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has constituted a five-member high-powered committee to consider the objections of the aggrieved candidates. This committee will listen to all the grievances of the angry candidates and resolve all their doubts. Candidates have been asked to submit objections and suggestions regarding NTPC Result and Group D (Level-1) recruitment process by 16 February 2022. They can email their grievances to [email protected] After considering the submissions of the candidates, the committee has been asked to submit its recommendation report by March 4.

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