Submission of fake sports certificates by candidates in government jobs has been a problem for a long time. Now a software has been prepared to check the authenticity of these documents and bring transparency in the recruitment process.
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Submission of fake sports certificates by candidates to secure government jobs has been a problem for a long time, but now a software has been developed to check the authenticity of these documents and bring transparency in the recruitment process. This software of National Informatics Center (NIC) is available in various departments of Maharashtra Government. jobs will verify the authenticity of the sports certificates submitted by the candidates while applying for
Software is being prepared for document verification
Maharashtra Sports Commissioner Om Prakash Bakoria told PTI that the testing of the software is in its final stages and its use will start soon. There is a five percent quota for candidates who have won at least state level tournaments in all departments of the Maharashtra government. The current process of verifying sports certificates submitted under this quota is time-consuming. A senior official of the State Sports Commissionerate said that there is no standard format for the design and size of the certificates issued by the sports organisations.
plan to start work with new software
It is almost impossible for the investigating officer to verify the genuineness of such documents in a short period of time. In such a case, the NIC software will be of great help to the officers involved in the recruitment process. Bakoria said that NIC’s help was taken to solve the problem. In this process the players’ certificates will be uploaded on NIC’s cloud storage platform Meghraj.
Its current capacity to store data is 70 GB and it will be increased as per the requirement. He said that we are planning to start work with the new software on August 8. After its launch, every new certificate will have a QR code, which can be scanned anywhere and by any authority to check its authenticity. career news Read here.