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Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013

July 5, 2015

RBE No. 26/2015

No. E(D&A) 2014 GS1-2 New Delhi, 25/03/2015

Sub: The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 –

Submission of declarations of assets and liabilities by the Railway Servants

Attention is invited to Railway Board’s letter of even no. dated 01.09.2014, whereby 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, [hereinafter referred to as Principal Rules], notified by Department of Personnel & Training vide Gazette notification G.S.R. No 501(E) dated 14.07.2014, were circulated on the Railways. Pursuant to these rules, all Railway servants are required to furnish information relating to their assets and liabilities under section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, as per Appendix-I and Appendix-II (consisting of Forms No. I to IV) to the Rules. 2. These Rules have since been modified by the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Amendment Rules, 2014, notified by Department of Personnel & Training vide Gazette notifications G.S.R. No. 638(E) dated 08.09.2014 and G.S.R. No. 918(E) dated 26.12.2014. These notifications are available at the Department of Personnel & Training’s website at http://persmin.nic.in/Lokpal_Homepage_New.asp. These amendment rules have extended the time limit for filing of revised returns, referred to in proviso under sub-rule (2) of Rule 3 of the Principal Rules, to 30.04.2015. The notification dated 26.12.2014 also modified the Forms No. II and IV of Appendix-II to the Principal Rules. 3. In this regard it is clarified that :- (i) The first return (as on 1st August, 2014) under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 should be filed on or before the 30th April, 2015; (ii) The next annual return under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 for the year ending 31st March, 2015 should be filed on or before 31st July, 2015; and (iii) The annual return for subsequent years as on 31st March every year should be filed on or before 31st July of that year. 4. The following Assets & Liabilities Return forms (both in English and Hindi) are enclosed herewith as indicated below :- A Declaration to be filed with Return of Assets and Liabilities on First Appointment or as on 31st March, 20……. (Under Section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013.) [Appendix-I of the notification dated 14.07.2014] B (a) FORM No. I – Details of Railway servant, his/her spouse and dependent children [Appendix-II of the notification dated 14.07.2014] (b) Modified FORM No. II – Statement of movable property on first appointment or as on the 31st March, 20……. [Appendix-II of the notification dated 14.07.2014 as modified vide notification dated 26.12.2014] (c) FORM No. III – Statement of immovable property on first appointment or as on the 31st March, 20……. (e.g. Lands, House, Shops, Other Buildings, etc.) [Appendix-II of the notification dated 14.07.2014] (d) Modified FORM No. IV – Statement of Debts and Other Liabilities on first appointment or as on the 31st March, 20……. [Appendix-II of the notification dated 14.07.2014 as modified vide notification dated 26.12.2014] 5. Railways etc. may ensure that all officers and staff in their organisation file the said declarations/returns within the prescribed time limits, in the aforementioned forms

 

RBE No. 36/2015

No. E(D&A) 2014 GS1-2 New Delhi, 17/04/2015

Sub: The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 – Submission of declarations of assets and liabilities by the Railway Servants – Corrigendum regarding

Attention is invited to Railway Board’s letter of even number dated 25.03.2014, whereby the proformae for submission of declarations of assets and liabilities by the Railway servants were circulated. 2. In item (vi) of Form No. II of Appendix-II of the said circular, below the category (f), the condition for filling the said item may be read as – [Indicate the details of an asset, only if the total current value of any particular asset in any particular category (e.g. furniture, fixtures, electronic equipments, etc.) exceeds two months’ basic pay or Rs. 1.00 lakh as the case may be.] 3. A revised copy of Form No. II of Appendix-II is enclosed herewith. Please acknowledge receipt. DA: As above (S. Modi) Dy. Director Estt. (D&A) Railway Board FORM No. II Statement of movable property on first appointment or as on the 31st March, 20…….. (Use separate sheets for self, spouse and each dependent child) Name of Railway servant/spouse/dependent child: ___________________________________ S.No. Description Remarks, if any (i) * Cash and bank balance: (ii) ** Insurance (premia paid) : Fixed/Recurring Deposits(s) : Shares/Bonds : Mutual Fund(s) : Pension Scheme/Provident Fund Other investments, if any : (iii) Personal loans/advance given to any person or entity including firm, company, trust, etc. and other receivables from debtors and the amount (exceeding two months basic pay or Rupees one lakh as the case may be) (iv) Motor Vehicles (Details of Make, registration number, year of purchase and amount paid) : (v) Jewellery [Give details of approximate weight (plus or minus 10 gms. in respect of gold and precious stones; plus or minus 100 gms. in respect of silver).] Gold: Silver: Precious metals and precious stones: Composite items: (indicating approximate value)*** (vi) Any other assets [Give details of movable assets not covered in (i) to (v) above] (a) Furniture (b) Fixtures (c) Antiques (d) Paintings (e) Electronic equipments (f) Others [Indicate the details of an asset, only if the total current value of any particular asset in any particular category (e.g. furniture, fixtures, electronic equipments, etc.) exceeds two months’ basic pay or Rs. 1.00 lakh, as the case may be] Date: ………………………………………. Signature: ……………………………….. * Details of deposits in foreign Bank(s) to be given separately. ** Investments above Rs. 2 lakhs to be reported individually. Investments below Rs. 2 lakhs may be reported together. *** Value indicated in the first return need not be revised in subsequent returns as long as no new composite item has been acquired or no existing items had been disposed of, during the relevant year.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAILWAY BOARD) No. E(D&A) 2014 GS1-2 New Delhi, 27/04/2015

The General Manager(P) All Indian Railways and Production Units etc. (As per standard list). Sub: The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 – Submission of declarations of assets and liabilities by the Railway Servant ***** Attention is invited to Railway Board’s letter of even number dated 25.03.2014, whereby the proformae for submission of declarations of assets and liabilities by the Railway servants were circulated. 2. In this regard, Department of Personnel and Training have now issued O.M. No. 407/12/2014-AVD-IV(B) dated 25.04.2015 extending the last date for filing the returns under the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Amendment Rules, 2014.

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