BISE Rawalpindi Officials Charged Bogus HSSC Result
Rawalpindi, Five former officials of Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) has been held responsible for issuing of fake result last year as it was indicated by the Higher Education Department of Punjab.
The officials of BISE Rawalpindi including Former chairman of BISE, Dr. Muhammad Qasim, former controller Amjad Iqbal, System Analyst Muhammad Afzal Bhatti, computer programmer Asif Masood and data processing officer Muhammad Sarfraz Ahmed have been dealt with inefficiency, negligence and misconduct under the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act 2006 (PEEDAA).
According to the charge sheet served to Dr Qasim has clear indication for his carelessness and inefficiency which affected the standard of result of Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) Part-1 annual exams for 2011 which was prepared under his close supervision.
The chairman was also charged that due to his failure in monitoring the result properly which caused to fake and fabricated results for a number of candidates.
The third charge was leveled against Dr Qasim was his negligence of not considering the request being made by the chief secrecy officer of BISE about manual verification of the objective part of the HSSC-I. Because of this the higher authorities ordered to recheck the objective papers.
Furthermore, ex-controller Amjad Iqbal is also blamed for making mistakes in preparing the HSSC Part I Results. He mentioned in the gazette that the result was correct and did not send for rechecking of results.
The former controller has also shown his inability for obtaining the award list of objective papers and processed data from the computer programmer during the rechecking process.
Amjad Iqbal was also charged of making appointment of Suleman Khizar as computer programmer without taking approval from the BISE chairman.
The charge sheet has also shown indication that System Analyst Afzal Bhatti is charged with his misbehavior by tampering of the objective papers and he was unable to give an error-free result.
The charge sheet also elaborate that the System Analyst announced the results without notifying the BISE chairman or secretary of the errors and without their approval.
Sarfaraz Ahmed, the Data Processing Officer is also charged with failure in transferring properly scanned, processed and corrected data to the system.
Criminal investigations have been carried out by the Rawalpindi Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) which has already cleared Dr Qasim from criminal obligation but other officials are still under investigation in the case.
The trial of responsible persons is proceeding in Lahore High Court in a special anti-corruption court.
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