Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi
29th November, 2012
Subject: Guidelines for monitoring and expeditious disposal of the disciplinary proceeding cases — reg.
Instructions have been issued in the past for expeditious disposal of disciplinary proceedings against delinquent government servants. However, it has been observed that disciplinary proceedings are generally taking a long time which defeats the very purpose of initiating the said proceedings. Therefore, it has been considered necessary to issue the following guidelines for monitoring and expeditious disposal of disciplinary proceedings:
i. There are a number of instances where the Courts have set aside the order of penalty due to inordinate delay in initiating action. Therefore, it has to be ensured that disciplinary proceedings are initiated without undue delay.