Instructions have been issued to all the departments to vacate all such rented buildings by June 30, according to him.
The ban will apply to government departments using private buildings as guest houses, transit camps and rest houses.
"A government official can stay at a hotel according to his eligibility only if he does not get a place in the official guest house," the spokesman said.
In the letter, issued to the Deputy Commissioners and heads of all departments, it has been clearly stated that if any guest house continues in the rented building even after June 30, 2017, without any approval from the Finance Department, the departments concerned, institution head or the administrative secretary would be held directly responsible for the lapse.
"In addition to recovery of rent, disciplinary action would also be taken against them," the spokesman added.
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