File property statement by Jan end or face music: Odisha Agri dept to staff

The rule is applicable to even the All India Service officers like IAS, IPS and IFS officers.

Odisha Secretariat in Bhubaneswar

In a move to ensure the filing of annual property statement by all staff, the Odisha Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Department has warned to withhold their salaries if the employees fail to submit the details by the end of this month. 

Submission of the Annual Property Statement is a mandatory requirement for all government officials of the state as per the principles outlined under Odisha Government Service Conduct (Amendment) Rules, 2021.