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Employees need to disclose source of funds before going abroad: Govt

The Central government employees going abroad need to disclose estimated expenditure and source of funds prior to their visits, according to a draft policy formed by the Centre.

Besides, they also need to give details of such trips taken by them during the past four years.
According to the draft policy formed by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), the employees may be denied permission due to administrative exigencies and other factors.

The DoPT has also come out with a new proforma for seeking permission for foreign visits. 

Employees need to give details of <g data-gr-id="18">period</g> of travel, <g data-gr-id="19">name</g> of countries to be visited, purpose, estimated expenditure (travel, boarding, lodging, visa, miscellaneous, etc) and sources of funds. They need to write in the proforma the details of foreign travel <g data-gr-id="16">undertaken</g> in the past four years, <g data-gr-id="17">name</g> of countries visited and purpose, it said.

"In case due to specific nature of work in a department, administrative exigencies or some adverse factors against the government servant etc., it is not expedient to grant permission to the government servant, such decision for refusal should not be taken below the level of head of department. 


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