The Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) has issued instructions to obtain IPRs for 2011 from CSS officers (from Under Secretary and above), and to take action on Officers who failed to submit the same and to keep an entry regarding late submission/non submission in APARs.
Full Text of the OM dated 21.03.2012 is reproduced below :
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions,
Department of Personnel & Training
CS,I Division 2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi,
Dated: 21st March, 2012.
Subject:- Submission of Immovable Property Return for the year 2011 (as on 1.1.2012) by the Central Secretariat Service Officers.
Attention is invited to this Department O.M. of even number dated 4.1. 2012 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the Immovable Property Return (IPR) for the year 2011, as on 1.1.2012, in respect of CSS Officers (Under Secretary and above level) was required to be furnished by 31.1.2012 and to be forwarded to this Division by 28.2.2012 for records. However, the IPRs in respect of a large number of officers have not yet been received in this Division as yet. The list of officers whose IPR for the year 2011 have not been received in this Division is annexed with this OM.
2. Attention is also invited to this Department O.M. No.11012/11/2007- Estt.A dated 27th September, 2011 notifying that Class ‘A” officers, who do not submit the property return by the prescribed time would be denied vigilance clearance and will not be considered for promotion and empanelment for senior level posts in Government of India.
3. Administrative Ministries/Departments are, therefore, requested to obtain the IPRs for the year 2011 in respect of the defaulting officers and send the same to this Division without any further delay. It is also requested that appropriate action be taken in case of officers who failed to submit the IPRs on stipulated time besides ensuring that appropriate entry regarding late submission/non submission of IPRs is made in the relevant Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR) of the concerned officer in terms of this Division O.M. No.10/01/2011-CS.l(PR) dated 19th January, 2012.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India