CVC warns officials about property returns
Frowning that central government officials fail to submit details of their property on time, the Central Oversight Commission issued a warning to all departments that it will take disciplinary action if they do not complete the exercise by November 30, they said. people familiar with the matter. on condition of anonymity.
“The timely filing of the declaration of ownership by officials of ministries / departments / organizations is one of the mandatory requirements under the Rules of Conduct. Property returns are also a good tool for CVOs (chiefs of vigilance) to detect the source of financing for the assets of the officials and find out if they have been acquired by legal means, ”CVC said in a note to all departments of the central government. , president and CEOs of public sector banks and insurance companies. HT reviewed a copy of the note issued Monday.
“Failure to file property declarations constitutes a good and sufficient reason to institute disciplinary action against delinquent officials,” CVC added.
Each year, CVC requires Group A, B, and C officials from all government departments to submit details of their properties. The deadline for this is the last day of January (for details related to the previous year). This year, CVC discovered, by examining the reports submitted by some of the CVOs, that in most organizations, many officials have not yet submitted their annual real or personal property details for the previous year, that is 2019. The Last date to file this in most organizations is January 31st.
“Almost nine months have passed since then and organizations have yet to ensure 100% compliance in this regard,” CVC said.
The government has taken action against some officers who do not present their return of property, maintaining their promotions or surveillance authorization, since there is no official data available on the number of defaulters.
The Interior Ministry also sent a similar letter to all IPS officials across the country to file their 2020 real estate declaration by January 31 of next year. In the event that IPS officials have not provided details by then, the surveillance authorization of the officer in question will be denied, the MHA said. That could affect your next post.