chairing a meeting with senior government officials on August 10 to create a mechanism to ensure probity among the government. It was emphasized on the meeting that “rotation needs to be carried out in respect of sensitive posts and non-sensitive posts and review and screening of officers under FR 56(J) within the Ministries”. It was further decided that the DOPT would monitor the implementation and obtain compliance from all ministries in this regard.
Now, all the ministries and departments are requested to look into the matter and carry out rotation in respect of sensitive and non-sensitive posts.
This exercise will however be completed in a time-bound manner, the OM further stated. So, the DoPT has asked all ministries and departments to prioritize the rotation, the inputs of which must be sent to the internal vigilance section “at the very earliest”, the office memorandum added. And the secretary of the department concerned needs to apprise the actions to the cabinet secretary, the instructions said.