North Block, New Delhi
Dated 3rd April, 2013
Sub: Suo motu disclosure on official tours of Ministers and other officials.
Attention is invited to this Department’s OM of even number dated 11.9.2012 (copy enclosed) advising the Public Authorities to proactively disclose the details of all foreign and domestic official tours of Minister(s) and officials of the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government of India and above and Heads of Departments since 1st January 2012, and to update the disclosure once every quarter starting from 1st July 2012.
2. It has come to the notice of this Department that some of the public authorities are not disclosing such information or are providing only partial information and are also not updating it regularly.
3. It is again advised that all public authorities may strictly comply with the advisory contained in the Department’s Office Memorandum of even number dated 11.09.2012.
4. Contents of this OM may be brought to the notice of all concerned. )