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telegraphindia.com 10 Sep, 2021 22:15 am

SC upholds axe on 38 employees of Bharat Coking Coal Ltd

SC upholds axe on 38 employees of Bharat Coking Coal Ltd
The apex court cited illegal employment 35 years ago in connivance with company officials although they were not enlisted with the state’s employment exchange

Supreme Court upholds axe on 38 employees of Bharat Coking Coal The apex court cited illegal employment 35 years ago in connivance with company officials although they were not enlisted with the state’s employment exchange Supreme Court of India File picture | Published 11.21, 01:56 AM The Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of 38 employees of the public sector Bharat Coking Coal Ltd in Jharkhand for getting the jobs illegally 35 years ago in connivance with company officials although they were not enlisted with the state’s employment exchange.The workmen here, having hoodwinked the government undertaking in a fraudulent manner, must be prevented from enjoying the fruits of their ill-gotten advantage,” a Supreme Court bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hrishikesh Roy said in its judgment.The Supreme Court allowed an appeal by the PSU challenging the 2016 order of a division bench of Jharkhand High Court reinstating the 38 employees with 50 per cent back wages.

” Advertisement The 38 employees had been recruited as miners and loaders in 1986 but years later an internal probe by the BCCL revealed that they had got in although they had not been recommended by the employment exchange, a must to get government jobs.The court said “fraudulent practices cannot be countenanced” and such beneficiaries must be “prevented from enjoying the fruits of their ill-gotten advantage.

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