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Sports Council applicants waiting for selection list


By Syed Nashir Ali Gillani

Srinagar, April 12: Nineteen months on, the applicants for various posts in the Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council (JKSSC) are waiting for the selection list.
The candidates said the posts were advertised in August 2016.“We were assured that the selection would be made on a fast-track basis. We have been waiting for a long time now,” said Irfan Ahmad, an
The candidates said that the interviews were to be held in November 2016 but were delayed.“The interview for the candidates of Jammu region was held from January 16 to January 30. Kashmir and Leh candidates appeared in the interview from February 14 to March 14, 2017.We fail to understand as to why the list has not been released yet,” said Sadiq Ahmad.
The candidates said that 48 posts of junior coaches, 14 of ground in-charges, one each of electrician and plumber were advertised by the JKSSC.
“Some tussle over the appointment of ground in-charges and storekeepers is delaying the process,” a candidate said.
The council has received 15,000 applications alone for the posts of junior coaches.
Joint Secretary JKSSC, Nazir Ahmad Bhat, said that the list would be out soon.“There were some technical issues that are being sorted out,” he said