Jishnu Barua, IAS
Joint Secretary (S&Vig.-II )
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES
NORTH BLOCK, NEW DELHI – 110001
Dated: the 30th July, 2015
D.O. No. 407/12/2014-AVD-IN(B) Part.I
Kindly refer to my D.O. letter of even number dated 30th April, 2015 regarding furnishing of information relating assets and liabilities by Public Servants under provisions of Section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 and forwarding therewith copies of the Government of India Notifications dated 27th April, 2015.
2. In this regard, I am now forwarding herewith a copy of the Government of India Notification dated 03rd July, 2015, further amending the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Returns of Assets and Liabilities and Limits for Exemption of Assets in filing Returns) Amendment Rules, 2015.
3. In view of the aforesaid notification of Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Returns of Assets and Liabilities and Limits for Exemption of Assets in filing Returns) Second Amendment Rules, 2015, the timelines for filing of returns/declarations, specific to different years, by public servants under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, are as follows:
a. the first return (as on 1st August, 2014) [as was initially required to be filed by 15th September, 2014] can now be filed by 15th October, 2015.
b. the annual return (as on 31st March, 2015) [as was initially required to be filed by 31st July, 2015], can now be filed by 15th October, 2015.
c. the subsequent annual returns (as on 31st March of each year) are required to be filed by 31st July of that year.
4. In view of the above, I would like to request you to kindly bring the above mentioned position to the notice of all concerned and to issue orders towards ensuring compliance with these rules by all officers/staff in your Ministry/Department and organisations/PSUs under the control of your Ministry/Department.
With kind regards,