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INFORMATION ABOUT THE HIGH COMMISSION, REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 4(1) (B) OF THE RTI ACT, 2005 INFORMATION ABOUT THE HIGH COMMISSION, REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 4(1) (B) OF THE RTI ACT, 2005

INFORMATION ABOUI'THE HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA, SINGAPORE, REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 4(IXB) OF THE RTI ACT,2005

(i) The particulars of its organization, functions and duties High Commission of India is headed by High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner and has following wings: Administration(ii) Consular (iii)Defence (iv) Economic (v) Commerce (vi) Press & Information (vii) Protocol (viii) Trade Wing
Each Wing is head by Counsellor or First Secretary rank officer.

The functions of the High Commission inter alia, include political and economic cooperation, trade and investment promotion, cultural interaction, press and media liaison.

High Commission functions within the purview of business allocated to the Ministry of External Affairs under the Government of India's Allocation of Business Rules and Transaction of Business Rules.
(ii) The powers and duties of its officers and employees. General Administrative powers are derived from IFS (PLCA) Rules, as amended from time to time.

Financial powers of the Officers of the High Commission of India have been detailed in the Delegated Financial powers of the Government of India's Representatives Abroad.

Other powers are derived from the Passport Act of India.

The Officers of the High Commission function under the guidance and supervision of the High Commissioner.
(iii) The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability; Decisions are made under the instruction and supervision of the High Commissioner.
(iv) The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions Norms are set under the instruction and supervision of the High Commissioner.
(v) The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions IFS (PLCA) Rules and annexure.

Delegated Financial Powers of Government of India's Representatives Abroad Rules

Passport Act

Manual on Office Procedure

Other Central Government Rules and manuals published by Central Government.
(vi) A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control; Classified documents/files relating to India's external relations.

Unclassified documents/files including joint statements, declarations, agreements and MOUs.

Passport and consular services application forms.
(vii) The 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; High Commission of India functions with the norms of India's foreign policy formulated by the Ministry of External Affairs. Policy is implemented by the High Commission under the guidance and supervision of the High Commissioner.

The High Commission interacts regularly with representatives of the think tanks, academic community and others.
(viii) A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons 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;
(ix) A directory of its officers and employees; A directory is given a Annex-I
(x) The monthty remuneration ' received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations; A statement of monthly remuneration for each post is given at Annexure II
(xi) The budget allocated to each of its agency, rndrcating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made; The budget figures for the financial year 2019-20 are given at Annexure III
(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.
(XIII) Particulars of recipients of concession, permits or authorizations granted by it No concessions/permits are granted by High Commission of India
(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. The High Commission also makes available to interested individuals various CD's and DVD's containing information on India, its people and culture.
(XV) The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use;

The High Commission is open from 0900 am to 0530
pm from Monday to Friday. The holidays observed by
the High Commission are given on the
website: hcisingapore.gov.in

(XVI) The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers; Public Information Officer (PIO):
Mr. S K Goel
Second SecretarY (HOC)
Tel: (+65 62382514 Fax: +65 67326909
Fax : 65 67326909
E-Mail : hoc.singapore@mea.gov in.
(XVII) Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter publications updated every year The High Commission's website has information which is updated on a regular basis.