15 Jun 2015 - 4:02pm | Hantigiri Narzary
Thousands of volunteers from Sasastra Seema Bal(SSB) who were imparted Internship Training Volunteers(ITVs) and Women Advance Training School(WATS) thronged the Sahitya Sabha Bhawan to get physical verification today in Kokrajhar.
Long queue both from male and female were saw since morning and entered the verification room conducted by SSB authority under Ministry of Home Affairs,Govt of India,sub area organiser,SSB,Bhuyanpara,chairman of Assam camp in Assam state.
The verification has been conducted in Kokrajhar for Dhubri and Kokrajhar district for two days June 15 and 16 as per order of Director General,SSB,East Block,VRK Puram,New Delhi,Vide No.VI/8/ITVs/SSB/Pers-II/2015/2435-39,dated 27-02-2015 for trained volunteers of ITVs and WATS.
The volunteers who were imparted training since 1962 till 2008 in various levels were not given SSB jobs and hence they seeking intervention from Supreme Court filed petition and the Board of Officers from SSB took verification of Physical and documents during the day.
Most of the volunteers in both category were retired persons who were given training on ITVs and WATS in 1962,1972,1986 and rest are in various session at Haflong and Tejpur centres.
The volunteers expresedd their hope that they would be given proper facilities by SSB authority in their living and their aspirations be made fruitful.
According to volunteers apirations the SSB authority is promising to give SSB jobs who are still have jobs’ age and those who are crossed of jobs’ age be given pension and exgratia awards from concern department.
The verification session was saw in progress across the state following pressure and demanded from All Assam SSB Association and All India SSB Volunteer Association.
There are around 32,000 volunteers across the state who ad obtained training,of which three thousand volunteers are in Kokrajhar and Dhubri district itself.
A female volunteer who had trained in 1972 told that she had imparted in training in Tejpur under SSB for one and half months,but no any job was rewarded since then and today SSB authority is organising verification is a hope of ray of job or pension in life.She expressed her hope that if SSB can complete all these verification it will help in building of financial sound in living.
A male volunteers from Gossaigaon said that he had got training in 1962,but no any job or exgratia was awarded after completion of training and this kind of verification will give ray of new life among training holders.
Pranay Kumar Brahma,President of All India All India SSB Volunteer Association told that the training holder of Assam and India jointly pressed the SSB authority to give job opportunity or ex-gratia so that peoples can get healthy living among society.There are over 32,000 training holders of ITVs and WATS in Assam and many thousand volunteers are still have no records of registration.They urged that govt should provide job or ex-gratia to the training holders across the state.