Declaration of Assets and Liabilities by public servants under section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 —filing of Returns by public servants on or before 15th April, 2016
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
North Block, New Delhi,
28th March, 2016
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 11th October, 2015 on the subject mentioned above whereby it was informed that the last date of furnishing of information relating to assets and liabilities by public servants under section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 was extended upto 15.04.2016.
2. In this regard, it is stated that there shall be no further extension of the aforesaid last date i.e. 15.04.2016.
3. The formats to be used for submission of these returns to competent authorities have already been communicated to all concerned vide para-3 of OM of even number dated 18.03.2015. However, a copy of the same is enclosed for ready reference.
4. In this regard, it is informed that :-
i. The first return as on 1st August, 2014 under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 should be filed on or beforethe 15th April, 2016
ii. The next return as on 31st March, 2015, under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 should be filed on or before the 15th April, 2016.
iii. The annual return as on 31st March, 2016 under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 should be filed on or before 31st July, 2016.
iv. The annual return for subsequent years as on 31st March every year should be filed on or before 31st July of that year.
5. All Ministries/Departments and cadre authorities are requested to kindly issue order towards ensuring compliance of above timelines by all officers and staff in the respective Ministry/Department/Organizations/PSUs under their control. This OM may be given wide publicity including publishing the same on the respective websites of Ministry/Department /Organization/PSU.
Encl: As above.
Joint Secretary to the Govt. of India
Category: DOPT, Dopt Orders 2016