Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi
1st April, 2013.

Subject: Regulating parameters for exercise of discretionary powers enjoyed by Ministers at the Centre.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No.372/14/2012-AVD-Ill dated 16th April, 2012 and 1st May, 2012 on the subject cited above (copy enclosed), wherein all Ministries/Departments were requested for putting in place regulatory parameters for exercise of discretionary powers of Ministers and putting them in public domain so as to minimize arbitrariness in exercise of such powers and to send a copy of the guidelines if already framed within 15 days and the Ministries/Departments which are yet to prepare appropriate guidelines in the matter may do so within three months from the date of issue of the said OM dated 1st May, 2012 and reason for delay in finalization of appropriate guidelines may be indicated. No reply/information have been received in the matter from your Ministry /Department so far.
2. It is requested to expedite the requisite information to this Department urgently.

( V.M. Rathnam )
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

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