Panel to look into issue- The New Indian Categorical


By Categorical Information Service

BENGALURU: After dealing with flak from the opposition Congress and Kannada organisations for ignoring Kannada in banking examinations, the Centre on Tuesday stated a committee has been constituted to look into the demand for holding examinations for clerical cadre in Public Sector Banks (PSBs) in native/regional languages.

“The committee will give its suggestions inside 15 days. The continuing strategy of holding the examination initiated by Institute of Banking Personnel Choice (IBPS) can be saved on maintain till the suggestions of the committee are made out there,” stated a press release issued by the Press Info Bureau.

In 2019, the federal government determined that for recruitment of Workplace Assistants and Officers Scale-I in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs), the examination can be held in 13 regional languages together with Konkani and Kannada, apart from Hindi and English. Since then, examinations for these cadres are being carried out in regional languages additionally, the assertion added.


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