Representation from government servants on service matters – CGA O.M. dated 03.10.2022
No.A-65061/5/ 2020-Group A- CGA-Part(1)/(3617)/2059
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Controller General of Accounts
Mahalekha Niyantrak Bhawan
E Block, GPO Complex,INA, New Delhi-110023
Dated: 03rd October, 2022
Subject: Representation from government servants on service matters reg.
Attention is invited to this office OM No. A-65061/5/2020-Group A-CGA Part(1)/3617/1958 dated 21.09.2022 regarding Canvassing of non-official or Other Outside Influence by ICAS officers (copy enclosed). All ICAS officers were advised to refrain from by-passing the proper administrative channel for individual service matters and that failure to do so would result in such actions being deemed to be acts unbecoming of a Government Servant and appropriate administrative/disciplinary action shall be taken as per extant rules.
2. Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance vide their OM No.A- 12034/1/ 2018-Ad.l-Part(l) dated 19.09.2022 (copy enclosed) referring DoP&T’s OM No.11013/08/2013-Estt.(A-II) dated 31.08.2015 has also reiterated on the provisions of Rule 20 of CCS (Conduct Rules), 1964 which states the following :-
“No Government servant shall bring or attempt to bring any political or other outside influence to bear import any superior authority to further his interests in respect of matters of his/ her service under the Government.”
3. In view of the above, Pr.CCAs/CCAs/CC(P)/Dir(INGAF)/ CFC/CA(with independent charge) are requested to sensitize all the officers under their administrative control to desist from forwarding their representation through outside authorities which includes emails and public grievance, failing which, appropriate disciplinary action against those who violate these instructions may be taken.
Joint Controller General of Accounts
- All Pr.CCAs/ CCAs/ CC(P)/ Dir(INGAF)/ CFC/ CA (with independent charge).
- Sr. AO(ITD)- for uploading on website of CGA.