In analysed IPRs filed by IAS officers from 2010-2014 to find that 14.6% that is 661 of 3,865 -had defaulted at least once in filing their returns.According to the department of personnel and training (DoPT), there are 4,526 IAS officials of which 3,865 filed their returns for all years since 2010. The worst performing batch where most number of officials (83.7%) defaulted at least once in filing returns was the 2013 batch.
The worst performing cadre was Tripura with only 38.2% compliance. Among the best performing batch was 1977 with 100% compliance while the cadre was Maharashtra with 96.3% compliance.
As per rules notified under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, every public servant has to file declaration, information and annual returns of his assets and liabilities as on March 31, every year, on or besfore July 31 of that year.