Complaints have been filed at the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) against 1,700 employees for submitting fake qualification certificates while taking up government jobs.
The CIAA recorded the highest number of complaints against teachers, followed by police personnel and employees of corporations and civil servants.
Joint-Spokesperson at the CIAA, Keshav Ghimire, said that the highest number of complaints was filed against teachers and the least number against civil servants.
More than 1,000 teachers have tendered their resignation during the two months after the CIAA started investigation over fake certificate in recent period.
Likewise, over 300 forest guards also resigned from their post and some officials at government bodies have also started tendering their resignation.
The CIAA has been carrying out investigation on teachers, who have acquired academic certificates from different universities in and out of the country.