Stop going after govt jobs: Kerala High Court
Kochi: The practice of all going after government jobs exists only in Kerala, says Kerala High Court while considering a petition filed by a person, who lost his job after failing to submit an experience certificate on time. Sarcastically, the court also said that the power to print currency is vested only on the central government. The bench, headed by Justice Alexander Thomas and Justice A Badaruddin, quashed the petition.
The court observed that 75 percent of the government revenue is spent on providing salary and other incentives. The attitude of youth in Kerala must change as all cannot obtain government jobs and the practice of strictly focusing on government jobs is not good.
Highly educated youth goes after white-collar jobs and treats other jobs like rearing goats as a prestigious issue. The court also noted that the current pandemic affected GDP badly and the financial situation is not good enough to provide government jobs to all.
In the meantime, PSC has approached the High Court against the State Administrative Tribunal’s order to extend the validity of Last Grade Servants (LGS) rank lists. PSC requested the court to stay the tribunal’s order. PSC opined that extending the validity of the rank list will affect the opportunities of new candidates.