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Punjab Agri department fails to file police case against fake recruitment advertisements

July 03, 2015 09:29 PM

CHANDIGARH: The 'fake' advertisements appeared in certain newspapers for recruitment in Kisan Call Centers has caught the attention of Punjab Agriculture department which has clarified that no such call centers exist and the department has nothing to do with this business. The department has however failed to report the matter to police which hints at involvement of government officials.

The Punjab Agriculture Department in a statement issued today cautioned people and advised them not to fall prey to fictitious  recruitment advertisements appearing in different Newspapers especially in classified columns seeking applications for recruitment to Kisan Call Centres.

A spokesperson of Agriculture Department advised the youth to be vigilant against such fraudulent advertisements by suspicious agents/agencies who were luring the youth and collecting rupees one thousand with applications.

He warned that such people were committing  fraud on the name of recruitment in Agriculture Department.

Divulging more information he said that the department has received reports of fraudulent advertisements to target rural and urban unemployed youth by some fake agencies. He said these fake agents have also publishing their advertisements through newspapers /internet whereas others are doing these illegal activities through telephone and mobiles.

The spokesman further appeal the people to share this significant information with their family and friends to ensure they do not become a victim and if someone received a call from any company/agency regarding offering job and demands money then immediately inform Chief Agriculture Officer of your district.

He advises the unemployed youth that before applying and  depositing  money against any vacancy, everyone is required to personally seek advice and authenticate the details with respective Government Departments.

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