Govt Issues Final Notice For Submission Of Annual Property Returns
Government of Jammu and Kashmir has issued Final Notice for submission of Annual Property Returns by the J&K Government Employees on PRS Portal, Vide Circular No. 52-JK(GAD) of 2022 dated 22.12.2022, followed by notification dated 25.01.2023, all the employees working under Jammu and Kashmir Government were advised to file their property returns for the year 2022 on the PRS portal, which is accessible on httos://ors.ik. gov.in, from 1 of January, 2023 to 31® of January, 2023.
However, it has been observed that many employees have failed to submit their property returns within the stipulated timeline and have thus made a
default in this mandatory process. It has also been observed that various employees have registered themselves on the portal but not submitted their property returns, thus they too have caused a default in submission of their details.
The failure/non-submission of the property returns by the Government employees invites a punitive action under the provisions of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Men and Public Servants Declaration of Assets Act and Rules made thereunder. Further, the defaulting employees shall be guilty of committing criminal misconduct under the Prevention of Corruption Act and shall be punishable under the said Act.
Moreover, non-submission of the property returns will result in denial of the vigilance clearance of defaulting employees. The matter has been considered in the General Administration The matter has been considered in the General Administration Department and it has been decided that a last and final opportunity may be granted to these defaulting employees, who have failed to submit their property returns within the stipulated timeline. Thereafter, no more opportunity shall be granted and action as mentioned above shall be initiated against the defaulters.