As per the Lokpal Act, every public servant shall file the returns of his assets and liabilities, including that of his spouse and dependent family members. These returns are in addition to the similar ones filed by the employees under various services rules.
The government will go ahead with the appointments to various statutory bodies without the LoP, the sources said.
The government has notified new Lokpal search committee rules, giving it more freedom to recommend names for chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body outside the list provided by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).
The clean up task is led by the MHA and will expand to other ministries where a number of UPA appointees, retired bureaucrats and Congress leaders of various hues enjoy ministerial rank perks.
The External Affairs Ministry had sought views of Home Ministry, cadre controlling authority of IPS officers, and Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), which has administrative control over the probe agency.
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) issued the notification, which is a mandatory requirement for the CBI to take up a probe in a state-specific incident, official sources said.
The drive is aimed at creating healthy working environment for the staff in the two key departments by getting rid of clutter and weeding out old and unwanted files, officials said.
The CBI said that it does not intend to take itself out of the executive’s 'purview' or 'appropriate policy-making functions'
It told the apex court that road blocks are still there on its way to attaining functional autonomy as the Centre was averse to vesting its Director with ex-officio powers of Secretary which would ensure independent working of the agency.
The department of personnel and training (DoPT) — which acts as nodal body for administrative matters related to Indian Administrative Service (IAS) — may revisit rules that outlines procedure for disciplinary action against an officer of the service.
In some instances, even clerks wrote to the prime minister about their grievances.
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) today opposed scrapping of the provision which requires CBI to seek Government's permission for probing bureaucrats in corruption cases.
The move came following a report by a Parliamentary Committee which has recommended the government to deal with the issue with a "strong hand".
Non-performing all-India services officers will be asked to pack up after a review on completion of 15 years of service under new rules notified by the central government.
Can officials in the Department of Personnel & Training put themselves on top of selection lists? This is what two officials in the department did to promote themselves at the cost of rivals who were unaware of this conflict of interest.