Guidelines Against Corrupt and Nonperforming Employees

The provisions under Fundamental Rules (FR) 56(j), Rule 48 of Central Civil Services (CCS) (Pension) Rules, 1972 and Rule 16(3)(Amended) of All India Services (Death-cum-Retirement Benefits) [AIS(DCRB) Rules, 1958, have laid down the policy of periodic review and premature retirement of Government servants, which is a continuous process. These are reiterated from time to time and lastly on 20.6.2019.

As per information furnished by Ministries/Departments through probity portal,  During April-May,2019, FR 56(j)/similar provisions have been invoked/recommended against a total of 17 Group-B officers (13 in Ministries/Departments and 04 in Autonomous Organisations) as in following table:

S.No

Cadre Controlling Authority

No. of Group-B officers

1

Department of Commerce

02

2

Department of Expenditure

09

3

Controller General of Defence Accounts, Ministry of Defence

02

4.

Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs

02

5

Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs

02

 

Total

17

 

It has also been reiterated vide OM dated 20.6.2019 to ensure that the prescribed procedure like forming of opinion to retire a Government employee prematurely in public interest is strictly adhered to, and that the decision is not an arbitrary one, and is not based on collateral grounds.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today.