As many as 99 imposters had been arrested by a staff of the particular job drive (STF), district police and Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Providers Choice Fee (UPSSSC) officers during the village growth officer (VDO) re-exam held on Monday, knowledgeable Pravir Kumar, chairman of UPSSSC.
Out of seven,13,586 candidates, a complete of 4,59,284 examinees skipped the examination and solely 2,54,302 (36%) appeared within the examination.
The fee was capable of thwart the makes an attempt of copying mafia and solver gangs by making use of superior synthetic intelligence (AI) primarily based face recognition software program coupled with Aadhaar-based cross-verification of candidates’ identities.
“This superior expertise deployed by UPSSSC for the primary time in VDO re-exam on Monday made it potential for the fee to catch maintain of as many as 99 impersonators,” stated Pravir Kumar, chairman of UPSSSC.
These imposters had been held in 18 completely different districts. The mandatory authorized motion is being taken in all these issues and FIRs are being filed towards the culprits in respective districts, he stated.
The STF carried out raids at centres conducting village growth officer examinations in 20 districts throughout the state and busted a gang of solvers by arresting 14 individuals. Based on the STF, the gang was concerned in fixing papers and showing on behalf of candidates after charging heavy quantities.
The STF groups from Lucknow and Kanpur carried out the raids. The cops additionally recovered numerous SIM playing cards, ATM playing cards, Aadhar playing cards and money.
Kumar stated intensive preparations had been made for stay CCTV monitoring of all of the examination halls, management rooms and delicate areas of all of the 737 examination centres within the 20 districts, the place the examination was held.
The UPSSSC has steady and shut cooperation with the STF, and all officers of the district and police administration had been vigilant all through the day for efficiently conducting this extremely delicate examination in a clear and truthful method.