High Court issues notices to AP Genco on recruitment

Friday, December 4, 2015

Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered issuance of notices to AP Genco and its vigilance and security wing directing them to respond to the allegation that women are being discriminated while recruitment is taking place.

Justice P.Naveen Rao dealing with a writ petition filed by Yeliisetti Parvati of Guntur in which she challenged the notification issued seeking applications from aspirants for two posts of Firemen and Security guards. She said that the notification does not mention about 33 per cent reservation for women.

The counsel for GENCO said that women are not suitable to the posts of firemen and security guards. The judge directed the authorities not to fill these two posts till further orders.

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