Action against officials not coming back to Original Office after Foreign Deputation
The Department of Personnel & Training had issued instructions/guidelines under AIS (Leave) Rules vide letter No. 11019/05/2015-AIS-III dated 3/11/2015 to process deemed resignation in respect of AIS officers, for being unauthorisedly absent after expiry of leave/study leave/foreign assignment etc. and completion of one month from the expiry of leave/study leave/ foreign assignment etc. The said instructions lay down procedure that shall be followed in the cases of unauthorised absence and to initiate proceedings of deemed resignation under rule 7(2) of AIS (Leave) Rules, 1955.
Similarly for officers of the organized Group A and Group B Services of the Central Government, the Consolidated Deputation Guidelines dated 29/02/2008, stipulate that “The officer shall be deemed to have resigned from service in case he/she fails to join the Government within one month of completion of his/her approved tenure with the concerned organization.”
This was stated by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question by Shri P. L. Punia in the Rajya Sabha today.