Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
All Heads of Circles
The Director RAKNPA Ghaziabad/All PTCs
CGMs, PLI Dte/BD Dte/Parcel Dte./Sr. DDG (Vig.) Postal Dte/Addl DG APS
Subject: – Submission of Annual Immovable Property Return (AIPR) by Group ‘A’ officers of Department of Posts for the year ending 2020 (as on 01.01.2021) Placing in Public domain – regarding.
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 in 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. Vide DoP&T’s circular No. 11/7/2011-EO(PR) dated 4th April 2011, it has been 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 1, every year 1n respect of Members of All India Service and other Group ‘A’ Central Service Officers will be placed in the public domain.
3. Following commonly committed/omitted discrepancies/deficiencies are required to he avoided while filling up AIPR for the year 2020.
(i) Incomplete details in column 6 of the form.
(ii) Present/estimated value of the property is not indicated.
(iii) Signature of the officer is missing 1n some cases.
(iv) Area of Plot or Flat is not mentioned in many cases.
(v) Some columns are left blank/incomplete.
(vi) In certain cases, instead of giving details, it is mentioned same as previous.
4. In view of the above, all IPoS Group ‘A’ 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 2020. All the officers are requested to submit the AIPRs latest by 31st January, 2021. As regards, AIPRs of officers other than IPoS, Group ‘A’, the Heads of Circle will maintain and scrutinize the AIPRs and furnish an Annual certificate by 01.03.2021 that AIPRs of all these officers have been received, scrutinized and maintained in Circle Office.
5. All the IPoS Group ‘A’ officers will file AIPR for the year ending 2020 through IPR module in SPARROW Portal only. The SOP and user manual of IPR Module is enclosed.
Assistant Director General (SPG)