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in the Commissionerate of SW/TW
nominated by the concerned Heads
of the Departments.
(5) Officer representing the PCR/ - - Member
Vigilance Cell in the District.
(b) The Scrutiny Committee shall meet atleast once in a month or as often,
depending on the cases referred to it
(c) Presence of three members will form the required quorum for the meet-
ings of the Committee.
(d) (1) The Scrutiny Committee, on receipt of the cases referred to it by the
Competent Authority under Rule 5 (i), shall conduct enquiry regarding
the doubtful claims, by giving notice in Form V to the applicant, within
the period specified in the notice. This period should not be less than 15
(fifteen) days from the date of service of the notice on the applicant and
in no case, on request, more than 30 (thirty) days should be allowed.
This notice shall be served on the applicant through the Competent Au-
thority who referred the case to the Committee.
(2) The notice referred to in Form-V shall be served on the parent/guardian
in case the applicant is a minor.
(3) Where the peson on whom a notice in Form-V is served by the Scrutiny
Committee fails to respond on the date mentioned in the notice, the
Scrutiny Committee may finalise its recommendations based on the
material/documents/evidence made available to the Committee by the
(4) The Scrutiny Committee shall cause enquiry, following the due process
of law, to verify the genuineness or otherwise of the information fur-
nished or recorded from such persons as called in the enquiry as per
Form V. It shall also cause to collect documentary evidence or any other
related evidence about the correctness or otherwise of the information
furnished or objections raised by any person during the enquiry.
(5) The Scrutiny Committee shall examine the school records, birth regis-
tration certificates, if any, furnished fay the persons during the enquiry. It
may also examine any other person who may have knowledge of the
community of the applicant With reference to the claims of Scheduled
Tribes, it may examine the authropoiogical and ethnological traits, deity,
rituals, customs, mode of marriage, death ceremonies/method of burial
of dead bodies etc., of that particular tribe, to finalise Its recommenda-
tions to the Competent Authority.
(6) The Security Committee should give reasonable opportunity to the ap-
plicant to produce evidence in support of their claim. A public notice by