DoPT OM on Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965 – instructions regarding timely issue of Charge-sheet
DoPT OM on mis conduct of Govt Servant – Simultaneous action for prosecution and departmental proceedings – Apex Court has directed that the currency of a Suspension Order should not extend beyond three months
CCS Rules 1965-Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) – Guidelines regarding prevention of sexual harassment of women at the workplace
Declaration of Assets and Liabilities under Lokpal by Central Government Employees – Last date fixed earlier July 31 to be extended indefnitely
DoPT Clarification of the Definition of “Members of Family” in the context of Rule 4. Rule 2 of the CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964 elaborated
DoPT proposed amendment in All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968 – Requested Comments / views on or before 12th August 2016.
If Complaint Committee has not recommended any action against the Charged Officer in a case of involving allegations of sexual harassment. there will be a scope for the complainant to prefer appeal
The enabling provision for taking action on anonymous complaints with verifyable facts as per Circular dated 11th Oct 2002 is now withdrawn
DOPT Office Memorandum dated 12.04.2016 stipulates that last date for filing return as on 01.08.2014, 31.03.2015 and 31.03.2016 is 31.07.2016
Since Lokpal and Lokayuktas Amendment bill 2014 is pending before parliament it was expected that filing return under lokpal may be extended. Now DOPT has extended the last date for filing return to 31st July 2016
The existing Lokpal Act requires that all Group A, Group B and Group C Central Government Employees to file declaration of assets and liabilities of self, spouse and children every year
The first return of assets and liabilities as on 1st August, 2014 and annual return of assets and liabilities as on 31st March, 2015 under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 – on or before 15th April, 2016
The first return as on 1st August, 2014 and next return as on 31st March 2015, under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 should be filed on or before the 15th April, 2016. The annual return as on 31st March, 2016 under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 should be filed on or before the 31th July, 2016.
In addition to Annual Property Return which has to be filed under Conduct Rules by Central Government Employees, return under Lokpal has to be filed by all Central Govt Employees
Central Vigilance Commission emphasising from time to time on the need for expeditious completion of disciplinary proceedings. It has now issued guidelines on timely completion of disciplinary proceedings/ departmental inquiry proceedings-improving vigilance administration.