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Private trade or employment: AIS Conduct Rules

13. Private trade or employment.—1613(1) Subject to the provisions of sub-rule (2), no member of the Service shall except, with the previous sanction of the Government,—

(a) engage directly or indirectly in any trade or business, or
(b) negotiated for or undertake, any other employment, or

16 Substituted vide DP&T Notification No.11017/39/86—AIS(III), dated 01.01.1987 (GSR No. 34 dt. 17.01.1987) &

(c) hold an elective office, or canvass for a candidate or candidates for an elective office, in any body, whether incorporated or not, or

(d) canvass in support of any business of insurance agency, commission agency etc. owned or managed by any member of his family, or

(e) take part, except in the discharge of his official duties, in the registration, promotion or management of any bank or other company registered or required to be registered under the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956), or any other law for the time being in force, or of any co-operative society for commercial purposes.

17(f) Participate in, or associate himself in any manner, in the making of:—

(i) a sponsored media (including radio, television programme, or

(ii) a media programme commissioned by Government media, but produced by an outside agency, or

(iii) a privately produced radio or television or other media programme including a video magazine.

Provided that no previous permission shall be necessary in the case a member of the service participates in a programme produced by the Doordarshan on a subject dealt with by him in his official capacity.

18(g) Involve or engage himself in the registration, promotion, management of other kinds of activities of any non-Governmental organization if the same is aided by the Central Government, State Government or an international organization or agency;