Information to be published under Section 4(1)(a) & 4(1)(b) of Right to...

Information to be published under Section 4(1)(a) & 4(1)(b) of Right to Information Act, 2005

4(1)(a) 

 

All records of the Mission are duly catalogued and indexed in a manner and form which facilitates the Right to Information under the RTI Act. The records are computerized to the extent permitted by security and other considerations in Pakistan. The High Commission of India's website is also linked with Ministry of External Affairs' website electronically.

 4(b)(i)

Functions and duties 

The High Commission of India is the diplomatic and consular representation of India in Pakistan and as such represents the interests of India as directed by Government of India from time to time. It is under the administrative control of the Ministry of External Affairs

 4(b)(ii)

Powers and duties of the officers and employees

General Administrative powers are derived from the Indian Foreign Service (Pay, Leave & Compensatory Allowances) Rules, as amended from time to time.
Financial powers of the officers are detailed in the Delegates Financial Powers of Government of India's Representatives Abroad.

Other powers are derived from the Passport Act of India and instructions issued by the Government of India from time to time.

The officers of the High Commission function under the guidance and supervision of the High Commissioner.

4(b)(iii)
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4(b)(iv)

Procedure followed in the discharge of services, including decision making, channels of supervision and accountability &
Norms set for the discharge of its functions

The High Commission of India functions in accordance with the rules and regulations framed by Government of India from time to time.

 4(b)(v)

Rules, regulations, instructions. Manuals and records held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

Indian Foreign Service (Pay, Leave & Compensatory Allowances) Rules, Delegated Financial Powers of Government of India's Representatives Abroad, Passport Manual, Consular Manual, Visa Manual, Manual of Officer Procedure and other Central Government Rules and manuals as required for Administrative work.

 4(b)(vi)

Statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control

The High Commission of India holds both classified and unclassified documents.

 4(b)(vii)
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4(b)(viii)

Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof & Statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public

 Not applicable

 4(b)(ix)

 Directory of Officers

May please see at Annexure I

 4(b)(x)

Monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations

May please see at Annexure II

 4(b)(xi)

The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made

The Budget figures for the current financial year are given in the statement at Annexure III

 4(b)(xii)

The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes

High Commission of India does not have any subsidy programme.

 4(b)(xiii)

Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it

No concessions/permits are granted by High Commission of India.

 4(b)(xiv)

Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form;

The High Commission's website has the required information.

4(b)(xv)

Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining further information

The sub-clause is not applicable in the particular condition of Pakistan as Indian citizens are not living in this country. However, the Mission has a library/reading room, which is used by the Mission members and their families

4(b)(xvi)

Names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers

The Public Information Officer of the Mission is Smt. Bimla Rani Jaal,Second Secretary. Dr. M Suresh Kumar,Chargé d'Affaires is the Appellate Authority of the Mission.

4(b)(xvii)

Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year

The High Commission web site has information which is updated on a regular basis.

 
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