Kathmandu, Sept 15: The Department of Civil Personnel Records has unveiled the number of civil service employees who have not submitted their property details in the current fiscal year. The number of those civil personnel failing to present their property details in the current fiscal year is put at 4,848.
Presently, the Civil Service consists of 82,421 employees and of them, only 77,573 have furnished their property detail to the respective offices, according to Department Director Rajendra Prasad Parajuli.
The submission of details of property owned by individuals holding the public host is legally mandatory. The existing Prevention of Corruption Act in Nepal has incorporated a provision that demands the property details of the government employees within 60 days of the beginning of the new fiscal year. The name list of those civil employees not abiding by the Act will be send to the National Vigilance Center for further action, he said.
The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority is authorised to slap a fine of Rs 5,000 on a civil servant failing to submit the property details on time.
This year, civil service employees were given time till September 13 to submit the property details. RSS