Question in Rajya Sabha – Rules for filing IPRs

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Rules for filing IPRs

18 JUL 2019

In terms of Rule 18 of the Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964, Immovable Property Returns (IPRs) are required to be submitted by all Government servants on their first appointment to any service or post and subsequently to be submitted annually. Similar provisions are also available in All India Services (Conduct) Rules, 1968.

Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) being the cadre controlling authority for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Central Secretariat Service (CSS) and Central Secretariat Stenographers Service (CSSS) maintains the data in respect of officers belonging to these services. As per information in respect of these officers, IPRs for the year 2018, have not been filed by 52 IAS officers of the level of Joint Secretary & above, 163 CSS officers of the level of Under Secretary & above and 51 CSSS officers of the level of Principal Private Secretary & above.

DoPT, vide O.M. No. 104/33/2005-AVD-I dated 7.09.2011 and O.M. No. 11012/11/2007-Estt.(A) dated 27.09.2011, has prescribed that vigilance clearance shall be denied to the officers of All India Services and Central Civil Services/ Posts for certain purposes if they fail to submit their annual Immovable Property Returns of the previous year latest by 31st January of the following year.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.


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