RAJAYA SABHA Q&A Central Government employees under Lokpal Act 2014
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
QUESTION NO 3896
ANSWERED ON 14.08.2014
Central Government employees under Lokpal Act 2014
3896 SHRI PRABHAT JHA
Will the Minister of PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to satate :-
(a) whether it is a fact that the Central Government has notified the rules under the Lokpal Act, if so, the details thereof; and
(b) whether under the new rules, it has become mandatory for all the Central Government employees to provide details of their property and liabilities and if so, the details thereof?
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a) & (b): Under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, it is mandatory for every public servant, which includes Central Government employees also, to declare assets and liabilities in the manner provided by or under the said Act. Government has notified 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, under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, laying down the form and manner of submission of information and annual return.