CBIC vide Circular F.No.C-50/04/2021-Ad.II dated January 12, 2021 directed officers to not attend conferences, seminars and webinars organised by non-government entities without it’s prior permission.
Please find enclosed Revenue Hqrs’ O.M. No. No.O-21030/21/2020-Coord dated 30.12.2020 on the subject mentioned above. No officer may be allowed to attend conferences/ seminars/webinars organized by non-government entities as resource person without the prior permission of the Secretary, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, unless it is organized by Government agencies.
It is requested that the aforesaid instruction may be brought to the notice of all officers for strict compliance, without any exception.
The Circular can be accessed at: https://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/deptt_offcr/administrative-wing/admn-wing-circ/Attending%20conferences130120_new.pdf;jsessionid=0C4709F7B3341F502166EE645E5C43D0