Saturday, October 25, 2014
Beware Fake Website of Forest Department - mhforest.evenweb.com
वन विभाग की नकली वेबसाइट mhforest.evenweb.com से खबरदार यह फेक रिक्रूटमेंट है.
IN AN incident that may sound a modern-day tech-edge version of an incident that formed the story for recent movie 'Special 26', an unidentified entity has launched a fake website in the name of Maharashtra Forest Department. The intention behind launching the website is pretty clear from Bppll cations invited through it for recruitment to 1,240 posts 'in Forest Department'. launched with the U1U. http://mhforest.evenweb.com. It displays logo of Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. Rest of the screen invites applications for 1,240 posts in Maharashtra Forest Department The posts on the offer are "Field Officer", and eligibility is merely SSC (Class X). The candidates should be in the age group of 16 to 35 years, stales the said website. The salary offered is Rs 18,500 during training and Rs 22,500 later on. "The job will be for a span of 18 years and later on the candidates will be absorbed in permanent employment. The recruitment will be on contractual basis," slates the said webpage.
Shockingly, the fake website states that there will be'no examination or interview for the recruitment. Besides, it states, first 1.240 candidates who submit documents of educational qualifications will be recruited and successful candidates will be called for joining in January 2015. The fake website goes on to prescribe 'last date for recruitment' as November 1,2014. The website gives number of an account 03872134120) in State Bank of India, in the name of' V. Several gullible candidates are suspected to have fallen prey to this fake website. However, some candidates who are well-acquainted with Internet, reported this to officers of Maharashtra Forest Department. Taking a serious cognizance of this, Forest Department has issued an'alert'.The department has issued a publication stating, "Maharashtra Forest Department has never hosted http://mhforest.evenweb.com website. Also, there is no direct or indirect connection with any person or Maharashtra Forest Department as a whole, with the content published in the above-mentioned fake website."The department has also alerted the people 'to desist from the false publicity being propagated by the said website".
Forest Department is also learnt to have reported the matter to higher authorities. It remains to be seen if the department and other agencies act in lime to stop gullible unemployed youths from falling prey to the fake website.
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