Bhubaneswar: Any employer, who carries out recruitment of any emigrants without any valid certificate issued by the competent authority, will be liable for imprisonment or a term of 2 years and paying off fine.
The State Crime Branch has issued a circular in this regard asking the senior police officers to take appropriate action against the fraudulent recruitment agencies and persons who are engaged in such illegal action.
Special DGP Crime Branch BK Sharma has issued circular after the State Government decided to take stringent action against the illegal recruitment agency or the person, who are sending emigrants to Middle East, South East Asian countries for employment without any valid authorization from the Proctor General of Emigrants.
Earlier, ACS Home Asit Tripathy chaired a High Powered Committee (HPC) meeting and it was decided that the Crime Branch will issue necessary circular to curb illegal recruitment by unauthorized persons and institutions and crack the whip against them.
So the State Government has decided to crack down on the illegal organizations and persons behind such transfer of personnel.