Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
01st December, 2011
Subject: Official dealings between the Administration and Members of Parliament and State Legislatures — Observance of proper procedure.
2. Reference is Invited to the guidelines concerning the official dealings between Administration and Members of Parliament and State Legislatures which were issued by the Cabinet Secretariat (Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms, in the OM. No 25/19/64-Estt. (A) dated 08.11.1974). The importance of adherence to these guidelines was reiterated in the Department of Personnel and Training’s OM. No. 11013/6 2005-Estt. (A)dated 17.08.2007. The provisions of the Central Secretariat Manual of Office Procedure regarding prompt disposal of communications from MPs have also been reiterated by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances. The Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has also written to all Ministers In this regard vide D.O letter dated 5th May, 2011, requesting that a mechanism may be set up to periodically monitor progress in disposal of references received from Members of Parliament.