Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Jan 9: National Conference Saturday hit out J&K government for reducing the age of eligibility for civil service aspirants by five years terming the step a stab into the future of the youth here.
In a statement, party spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said situation in Kashmir had grossly narrowed the career opportunities’ of youth in J&K. “Given the scenario and to help the aspirants who have not been able to pursue their careers due to it, the previous Governments had increased the age of eligibility. He said classes and academic calendars, as well as qualifying exams and interviews for jobs and services all took a hit in Kashmir in the past few years.”
“The implementation of SRO -103 has put the future of our unemployed youth in lurch and that iniquitous reduction in the upper age limit of the civil services aspirants by five years will further push our youth to the wall. The decision will compound the problems of unemployed youth and closing of a viable job avenue will subsequently add to the frustration in youth,” he said and demanded immediate roll back of the decision.