The Odisha Government has extended the deadline for submission of property statement by all government employees by two months till August 31.
Earlier, the State government had ordered all its employees for submission of property statement by June 30.
“It has come to the notice that a large number of officers could not submit the property statement by the extended time till June 30 in view of their other engagements and technical impediments. Considering their requests and practical difficulties, the government is allowing the extension of the timeline for submission of property statement online (Using HRMS portal) for the period from April 1, 2020 to 31 December, 2020,” said a circular issued by General Administration Department.
The circular issued to Secretaries, heads of departments, RDCs and Collectors said officers concerned may be advised not to wait till the fag-end of the closing date and submit their property statement sufficiently ahead of the deadline.
As per the Odisha Government Servants Conduct Rules-1959, all government servants are required to make a complete declaration of their assets, movable and immovable property and its value every year.
(Edited by Ramakant Biswas)