Declaration of assets and liabilities under Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013, by Public Servants in CSSS Cadre and CSCS Cadre – DOPT issues Guidelines
No. 25/1/2014-CS-II(A)Government of IndiaMinistry of Personnel, Public Grievances and PensionDepartment of Personnel and Training3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,Khan Market, New Delhi-110003Dated: 4th August, 2014OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013- Submission of declaration of assets and liabilities by the public servants belonging to CSSS & CSCS.The undersigned is directed to refer to the subject mentioned above and to say that the Government has since notified the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the limits of Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Rules, 2014 under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 on 14.07.2014. The same is available at the website of this Department.
2 Every public servant is now required to file declaration, information or return, as the case may be, regarding his assets and liabilities as on 31st March every year, to the competent authority, on or before 31st July of that year. Every public servant is also required to file revised declarations, information or as the case may be, annual returns as on the 1st August, 2014, to the competent authority on or before, 15th September, 2014.3. All Ministries/Departments are, accordingly, requested to bring the provisions of the public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the limits for Exemption of Assets in Filling Returns) Rules, 2014 to the notice of all CSSS/CSCS officers under their administrative control.4. The web based cadre management system will be modified to include all the forms now prescribed under the above quoted rules. However, it will take some time before it is incorporated in the system and made operational for filing of declarations, returns etc. In the meanwhile, all CSSS & CSCS Officers are advised to file hard copy of the revised declarations, information and returns to their Ministries/Departments well before the closing date of 15.09.2014. Ministries/Departments are requested to forward the declarations, information and returns submitted by PPS and above level officers of CSSS to CS-II Division, DoP&T for information and records.
(Kameshwar Mishra)Under Secretary to the Govt. of India