Submission of AIPR under Rule 18 of Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964: DOP

Timely submission of Annual Immovable Property Return by the members of Central Civil Service/Posts: DOPT

Submission of Annual Immovable Property Return (AIPR) under Rule 18 of Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964: Department of Post Order dated 20.12.2023

No. 20-01/2023-SPG
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Personnel Division

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi-110001
Dated: 20.12.2023


Subject: Submission of AIPR under Rule 18 of Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964— reg.

I am directed to invite your kind attention to Rule 18(1) (ii) of CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964 which reads as under: –

“Every Government servant belonging to any service or holding any post included Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ shall submit an Annual Report in such form as may be prescribed by the Government in this regard giving full particulars regarding the immovable property inherited by him/her or owned or acquired by him/her on lease or mortgage either in his / her own name or in the name of any member of his family or in the name of any other persons”.

2. DoP&T vide circular No. 11/7/2011-EO(PR) dated 4th April 2011, has provided that officers who do not submit the property return in time would be denied Vigilance Clearance and will not be considered for promotion and empanelment for senior level posts in Government of India. Government of India have also decided the Annual Property Return as on January 1st, every year in respect of Members of All India Service and other Group ‘A’ Central Service Officers will be placed in the public domain by 31st January.

3. In view of the above, all IPoS Group ‘A’ officers and Group ‘B’ officers are requested to fill the complete details in the AIPR form and strictly comply with the guidelines of CVC Vigilance Manual, 2017 while submitting the Annual Immovable Property Returns (AIPRs) for the year ending 2023 (as on 01.01.2024). All the officers are requested to submit the AIPRs latest by 31st January, 2024.

4. All the IPoS Group ‘A’ officers are requested to file AIPR for the year ending 2023 through IPR module in SPARROW portal only. AIPR module in SPARROW will get disabled on 31.01.2024, hence, no AIPR can be submitted after 31.01.2024. Reference documents i.e. acquisition and disposal permission may kindly be uploaded with AIPR for future reference and making these documents permanent record as part of AIPR.

5. As regards, AIPRs of officers other than IPoS, Group ‘A’, the Heads of Circles will maintain and scrutinize the AIPRs and furnish a certificate by 01.03.2024 that AIPRs of all these officers have been received, scrutinized and maintained in Circle Office.

Assistant Director General (SPG)

Source: Department of Posts

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