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Opportunity to Join Reserve Bank of India as Pharmacist

The Reserve Bank of India was established on April 1, 1935 in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.  The Central Office of the Reserve Bank was initially established in Kolkata but was permanently moved to Mumbai in 1937. The Central Office is where the Governor sits and where policies are formulated. Though originally privately owned, since nationalisation in 1949, the Reserve Bank is fully owned by the Government of India.

Reserve Bank of India, Bhopal (hereafter called as the Bank) invites applications for one (01) post in Scheduled Caste (SC) category of part time pharmacist with fixed hourly remuneration for a maximum period of 240 days at Bank’s dispensary located at Reserve Bank of India Main Office Building, Hoshangabad Road, P.B. No. 32, Bhopal – 462011.

Post : Pharmacist

Eligibility Criteria
Educational qualification
• Matriculation or its equivalent examination.
• Applicant should possess minimum qualification of Diploma in Pharmacy from recognized University registered under Pharmacy Act 1948.
• Applicant having Bachelor degree (B.Pharm) in Pharmacy can also apply for this post.

• Applicant should be registered with State Pharmacy Council.
• Minimum experience of two (02) years as a pharmacist. Experience with PSB’s/PSU’s/Government organization will be given preference.
• Applicant should have basic working knowledge of computer.

Remuneration, duty hours and other conditions
• Pharmacist will be paid a fixed remuneration at the rate of Rs. 400/- per hour with a maximum period of five (05) hours per day, not exceeding maximum of thirty (30) hours in a week and will not be entitled to any pay, allowance or any other perks/facilities.
• The services rendered by the Pharmacist shall not confer on him/her any right for a temporary or permanent post in the Bank’s service.
• The Pharmacist shall not be a regular employee of the Bank and shall not be entitled to any facilities admissible to regular employees of the Bank.
• The offer of engagement will be for a maximum period of 240 days at a stretch and purely on contractual basis.
• The Bank reserves the right to allocate any dispensary, at its discretion, located within the jurisdiction of Bhopal. The Pharmacist may be attached to any one or more of the Bank’s dispensary, as per the requirement of the Bank. The decision in this regard shall be final and the Bank will not entertain any correspondence in this regard.
• The Bank shall have the right to stop utilizing the services of the Pharmacist at any time without any notice or reason thereof.
• The Pharmacist should comply with and obey all orders and directions, which may from time to time be issued by an employee of the Bank under whose jurisdiction, superintendence and control, they are placed.
• The Pharmacist should maintain strict secrecy regarding the Bank’s affairs and serve the Bank honestly and loyally with high integrity.
• However, whenever necessity arises the Pharmacist shall be required to work in any of the Bank's dispensaries at Bhopal during the working hours of that dispensary and remuneration shall be paid depending upon the number of hours, for which the services of the Pharmacist shall be utilized by the Bank.

Modalities for selection
• The Bank will be conducting an interview for the shortlisted candidates. The Bank reserves the right to raise the minimum eligibility standards etc. in order to limit the number of candidates to be called for interview. The decision of the Bank in this regard will be final. Mere fulfilling of the eligibility criteria does not entitle the candidate to be called for Interview.
• Candidates will be short listed on the basis of overall education qualifications (PG/Degree/Diploma), distance of residence from various Bank’s dispensaries, experience with PSBs/PSU’s/Government organization/RBI etc.
• Candidates short listed after the interview will be subjected to medical examination and document verification process before engagement as pharmacist. Please note that no TA/HA & any other allowances will be paid for attending the interview.
• A candidate will be engaged as pharmacist of the Bank subject to his/her being found medically fit and on acceptance of Terms and Conditions and the Code of Conduct. The decision of the Bank in this regard shall be final and the Bank will not entertain any correspondence in this regard.
• The selected candidate has to sign an agreement with the Bank before engagement as Pharmacist (on Contract basis) with fixed hourly remuneration.

Job Description
i. Every Pharmacist shall observe, comply with and obey all orders and directions which may from time to time be given to them by any person under whose jurisdiction, superintendence or control he/she may for the time being be placed.
ii. Every Pharmacist shall maintain the strictest secrecy regarding the Bank’s affairs and the affairs of its constituents and shall not divulge, directly or indirectly, any information of a confidential nature either to a member of the public or of the Bank’s staff, unless compelled to do so by judicial or other authority, or unless instructed to do so by a superior officer in the discharge of his/her duties.
iii. Every Pharmacist shall serve the Bank honestly and faithfully and shall use his/her utmost endeavors to promote the interests of the Bank and shall show courtesy and attention in all transactions.
iv. No Pharmacist shall take an active part in politics or in any political demonstration or stand for election as a Member for a Municipal Council, District Board or any Legislative Body.
v. No Pharmacist shall become or continue to be a member or office-bearer of, or be otherwise directly or indirectly associated with, any Trade Union or a Federation of such Trade Union or resort to, or in any way abet, any form of strike or participate in any violent, unseemly or indecent demonstration in connection with any matter pertaining to his/her terms and conditions of contract.
vi. No Pharmacist may contribute to the press anything relating to the affairs of the Reserve Bank of India without the prior sanction in writing from the Bank or publish any document, paper, or information which may come into his/her possession in his/her capacity as Pharmacist engaged by the Bank.
vii. A Pharmacist shall not solicit or accept any gift from any employee.
viii. A Pharmacist shall not absent from his/her duties without the permission from the Bank and making alternate arrangement acceptable to the Bank during his/her absence. Such alternate arrangement shall not exceed five days at a time.
ix. A Pharmacist shall not outsource his/her service to the Bank.
x. A Pharmacist shall –
* strictly abide by any law relating to intoxicating drinks or drugs in force in any area in which, he/she may, for the time being, happen to be;
* not be under the influence of any intoxicating drink or drug while on duty and shall take care that performance of his/her duties at any time is not affected in any way by the influence of such drink or drug;
* refrain from consuming, in a public place, any intoxicating drink or drug
* not appear in a public place in a state of intoxication
* not use any intoxicating drink or drug to excess.

Explanation : The term “public place” would include clubs even exclusively meant for members where it is permissible for the members to invite non-members as guests, bars and restaurants, public conveyances and all other places to which the public have or are permitted to have access.
xi. No Pharmacist shall indulge in any act of sexual harassment of any man/woman employee at workplace.
Explanation: For this purpose, “Sexual Harassment” shall include such unwelcome sexually determined behavior, whether directly or by implication as:-
* Physical contact and advances,
* Demand or request for sexual favours,
* Sexually coloured remarks,
* Showing pornography,
* Any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of a sexual nature.
xii. The contract is liable to be terminated if a Pharmacist is arrested for debt or on a criminal charge or is detained in pursuance of any process of law.
xiii. Pharmacist shall neither give, solicit or receive nor shall offer to give solicit or receive, any gift, gratuity, commission or bonus in consideration of or return for referring, recommending or procuring of any patient for medical, surgical or other treatment. A Pharmacist shall not directly or indirectly, participate in or be a party to act of division, transference, assignment, subordination, rebating, splitting or refunding of any fee for medical, surgical or other treatment.
xiv. The provision at (xiii) above shall apply with equal force to the referring, recommending or procuring by a pharmacist or any person, specimen or material for diagnostic purposes or other study/work.
xv. The contract is liable to be terminated in case a Pharmacist commits a breach of the code of conduct of the Bank mentioned above or the terms and conditions of the contract accepted by him/her, displays negligence, inefficiency or indolence, or knowingly does anything detrimental to the interests of the Bank or in conflict with its instructions or is guilty of any other act of misconduct.

Eligible candidates may apply as per the format given in Annex-I only. Application in a sealed cover along with photocopies of certificates of Professional/Academic/Other qualifications, caste certificate, experience certificate, age proof etc. should reach at the “Regional Director, Reserve Bank of India, Human Resource Management Department (Recruitment Section), Hoshangabad Road, P.B. No. 32, Bhopal – 462 011” on or before 05:00 PM of January 18, 2024. The sealed cover should be super-scribed as ‘Application for the post of Pharmacist on contract basis with fixed hourly remuneration’.

Candidates are advised to thoroughly read this advertisement and satisfy themselves about their eligibility before submitting the application. Corrigendum: Please note that Corrigendum, if any, issued on the above advertisement, shall be published only on the Bank's website

Applications not in the prescribed format or not accompanied with copies of requisite documents/ certificates will be summarily rejected.

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