Submission of declarations and assets and liabilities by the Railway Servants

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Submission of declarations and assets and liabilities by the Railway Servants

RBE No. 26/2015

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. E(D&A) 2014 GS1-2

New Delhi, 25/03/2015

The General Manager(P)
All Indian Railways and
Production Units etc.
(As per standard list).

Sub: The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 – Submission of declarations and assets and liabilities by the Railway Servants

Attention is invited to Railway Board’s letter of even no. dated 01.09.2014, whereby the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Rules, 2014, [hereinafter referred to as Principal Rules], notified by Department of Personnel & Training vide Gazette notification G.S.R. No 501(E) dated 14.07.2014, were circulated on the Railways. Pursuant to these rules, all Railway servants are required to furnish information relating to their assets and liabilities under section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, as per Appendix-I and Appendix-II (consisting of Forms No. I to IV) to the Rules.

2. These Rules have since been modified by the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Amendment Rules, 2014, notified by Department of Personnel & Training vide Gazette notifications G.S.R. No. 638(E)
dated 08.09.2014 and G.S.R. No. 918(E) dated 26.12.2014. These notifications are available at the Department of Personnel & Training’s website at http://persmin.nic.in/Lokpal_Homepage_New.asp. These amendment rules have extended the time limit for filing of revised returns, referred to in proviso under sub-rule (2) of Rule 3 of the Principal Rules, to 30.04.2015. The notification dated 26.12.2014 also modified the Forms No. II and IV of Appendix-II to the Principal Rules.

3. In this regard it is clarified that :-

(i) The first return (as on 1st August, 2014) under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 should be filed on or before the 30th April, 2015;

(ii) The next annual return under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 for the year ending 31st March, 2015 should be filed on or before 31st July, 2015; and

(iii) The annual return for subsequent years as on 31st March every year should be filed on or before 31st July of that year.

4. The following Assets & Liabilities Return forms (both in English and Hindi) are enclosed herewith as indicated below :-

A Declaration to be filed with Return of Assets and Liabilities on First Appointment or as on 31st March, 20……. (Under Section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013.) [Appendix-I of the notification dated
14.07.2014]

B

(a) FORM No. I – Details of Railway servant, his/her spouse and dependent children [Appendix-II of the notification dated 14.07.2014]

(b) Modified FORM No. II – Statement of movable property on first appointment or as on the 31st March, 20……. [Appendix-II of the notification dated 14.07.2014 as modified vide notification dated
26.12.2014]

(c) FORM No. III – Statement of immovable property on first appointment or as on the 31st March, 20……. (e.g. Lands, House, Shops, Other Buildings, etc.) [Appendix-II of the notification dated 14.07.2014]

(d) Modified FORM No. IV – Statement of Debts and Other Liabilities on first appointment or as on the 31st March, 20……. [Appendix-II of the notification dated 14.07.2014 as modified vide notification dated
26.12.2014]

5. Railways etc. may ensure that all officers and staff in their organisation file the said declarations/returns within the prescribed time limits, in the aforementioned forms.

6. Hindi version will follow. Please acknowledge receipt.
DA: As above

(S. Modi)
Dy. Director Estt. (D&A)
Railway Board

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