The Tamil Nadu High Court branch has now issued an order stating that in order to join the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, it is compulsory to pass the Tamil examination conducted by the TNPSC, otherwise one cannot continue in the job.
Tamil is the official language of Tamil Nadu Government Offices. Thus it is essential for those joining government service to know Tamil. Must be able to read and write in Tamil.
It is compulsory to know Tamil is the official language in Tamil Nadu Electricity Distribution Corporation. The High Court branch has ordered that those who are employed in this manner may continue in the service after passing the Tamil examination conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC).
Jayakumar from Periyakulam joined the Cinnamanur Electricity Board in 2018 as a Bachelor Assistant. However, as he did not pass the Tamil exam on the way, it has been announced that he can write the Tamil exam again and continue in the job after that.