More than 255 IAS officers from UP still to disclose asset details

NEW DELHI: As per Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) data, around 1,856 IAS officers have not submitted their returns for 2016 and more than 1,800 IAS officers have failed to submit details of their immovable assets to the government within the specific time frame this year.

Out of the total number, the highest of 255 such officers are from Uttar Pradesh cadre, 153 from Rajasthan, 118 from Madhya Pradesh, 109 from West Bengal and 104 from Arunachal Pradesh-Goa- Mizoram-Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre.

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All officers of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) are mandated to submit Immovable Property Returns (IPRs) of a year by January-end of the following year, failing which their promotion and empanelment can be denied.

As per norms, civil services officers are also supposed to give details of their assets and liabilities to the government.

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