Rotation of officers working on sensitive posts- Ensure Official rotational transfers after every 2 or 3 years

The Central Vigilance Commission has emphasized that periodical rotation of officers working on sensitive posts / jobs needs to be ensured

No. C-11021/63/15/CGA/CVO/Office Guidelines/Vol.I/ 224
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE, DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
OFFICE OF CONTROLLER GENERAL OF ACCOUNTS
MAHALEKHA NIYANTRAK BHAWAN
Rotation of officers/officials working on sensitive posts

GPO COMPLEX, E- BLOCK, INA, NEW DELHI-110023

Dated: 21.06.2022

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Rotation of officers working on sensitive posts regarding.

I am to invite a reference to the guidelines issued vide CVC circular no. 03/09/13 dated 11.09.2013 & DoP&T OM No. F.No. 29062/6/2015-AIS(I)(Pt.I) dated 30.09.2015, on the above cited subject. These guidelines have been brought to the notice of all for compliance from time to time.

Rotation of officers working on sensitive posts / jobs needs to be ensured

2. As per these guidelines, Ministries/departments/organizations and CVOs are to identify sensitive posts and staff working in these posts and also ensure their rotational transfers after every 2/3 years to avoid developing vested interest. The overstay and continuous postings afford scope for indulging in corrupt activities, developing vested interest, etc. which may not be in the interest of the organization. Accordingly, the Commission has emphasized that periodical rotation of officials holding sensitive posts / jobs needs to be ensured.

3. O/o CGA vide OM No. A.19015/Review of Mechanism/2017/MF.CGA/Gr.B/208 dated 06.12.2019 had identified several sensitive sections viz., Administration, inclusive of Establishment (dealing with procurement/purchases/engagement of OAs/DEOs/MTS/Hiring of Vehicles/Handling of cash/transfer and posting/vigilance work), Pre-check and any other sections as decided by the respective Pr.CCA/CCA/CA under CGA’s organization. They were further requested to identify sensitive sections/posts in their respective Ministry/Department taking into account their functional requirement under intimation to this office. This may kindly be done on priority.

4. In view of the above, all Pr. CCAs/CCAs/Jt.CGAs/CAs (IC) are requested to ensure strict compliance of the guidelines issued by CVC and DoPT, in letter and spirit.

5. This issues with the approval of the Controller General of Accounts. ‘

(Deepika Jain)
Jt. Controller General of Accounts (Vig.)

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