Mumbai: The cantankerous and anti-social minds have come together yet again and are issuing fake advertisements asking applications from candidates for various administrative posts in the Metro. The bogus advertisements are using fake logo and wrong address of the MMRDA besides demanding a deposit of rupees ten thousand
five hundred. The disruptive minds have issued a few fake appointment letters using State Government’s three-lion logo along with the “Ministry of Urban Development” tag.For the purpose the miscreants have provided e-mail Id as firstname.lastname@example.org which is not the authorized e-mail Id.
All MMRDA advertisements display Head office address as MMRDA Building, 6th floor, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051 with Landline +91-22-26594000, Fax +91-22-26591264. Website – www.mmrda.maharashtra.gov.in.
Mr. Dilip Kawathkar, General Manager (HR), MMRC, clarified that, “We have recently issued three advertisements – on June 18, 20 and 22, 2015 – in the Times of India and Indian Express Groups inviting applications for various posts. The MMRC had also asked for a non-refundable fee of rupees four hundred from the Open and OBC (including ex-servicemen) and rupees one hundred fifty from SC, ST and PWD candidates. This fee was to be deposited online by all candidates who would appear for Computer Based Assessment Test”. Mr. Kawathkar further said, “And
an online deposit of rupees one hundred was asked to be deposited from all applicants who were not slated for any
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has filed a complaint with the Bandra-Kurla Police Station and Cyber Crime Police Station, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai.