Vikas Kumar vs Food Corporation Of India on 7 July, 2015

1. Aggrieved by the orders dated January 27, 2015 and March 02, 2015
dismissing the writ petition being W.P.(C)3631/2014 and the review petition
filed by the appellant respectively, the appellant prefers the present appeal.
2. In W.P.(C) 3631/2014 Vikas Kumar the appellant herein claimed that
his father Surender Pal Singh while working with Food Corporation of India
(in short the FCI) died in harness on November 18, 2001. At the time of his
father‟s death Vikas Kumar was a student and after passing out 12 th Class
from U.P. Board of Education, Allahabad he made a representation to the
FCI for appointment on compassionate grounds vide his letter dated August
23, 2002. Though the respondent registered the application of Vikas Kumar
for appointment against Class IV post, however the same could not be
considered as no vacancy within the limit of 5% of the direct recruitment for
appointment on compassionate grounds was available, hence his request was

rejected. On January 15, 2004 and February 21, 2008 Vikas Kumar made
further representations for appointment on compassionate grounds. In the
representation dated February 21, 2008 he also pointed out that he had in the
meantime completed B.A. and thus appointment on compassionate grounds
according to his qualification be granted.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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