Right to Information

INFORMATION ABOUT CONSULATE GENERAL OF INDIA, MAZAR E SHARIF REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 4(1)(B) OF THE RTI ACT, 2005

(i)the particulars of its organization, functions and duties;Consulate General of India, Mazar e Sharif is headed by Consul General who is assisted by one Consul and one Vice Consul.

The functions of the Consul General, inter alia, include political and economic cooperation, trade and investment promotion, cultural interaction, press and media liaison, and technical cooperation with the Provincial Administrations including the five Northern Provinces, apart from rendering consular services to Indian nationals.

Consulate General of India 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 Consulate General 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 Consulate General function under the guidance and supervision of the Embassy of India, Kabul.
(iii)the procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability;Decisions are taken under the instruction and supervision of the Consul General.
(iv)the norms set by it for the discharge of its functions;Norms are set under the instruction and supervision of the Consul General.
(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 annexures

Delegated Financial Powers of Government of India’s Representatives abroad Rules

Passport Act and Visa ManualManuals on Office Procedures
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/Unclassified documents/files pertaining to administration, accounts, consular matters and GoI projects in Northern Provinces.
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;

Consulate General of India functions within the norms of India’s foreign policy formulated by the Ministry of External Affairs. Policy is implemented by the Consulate General under the guidance and supervision of the High Commissioner.

(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;Consulate General of India interacts regularly with representatives of Civil Society, academic community, Government officers and others. under its area of jurisdiction
(ix)a directory of its officers and employees;A directory is given at Annexure-I
(x)the monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations;Details given at Annexure-II
(xi)the budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made;
FYApproved BE (Rs.)Expenditure (Rs.)
2016-1713,94,82,00013,88,06,596
2017-1814,31,53,0006,48,22,523
(upto August 2017
(xii)the manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes;Consulate General of India does not have any subsidy programme
(xiii)particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it;No concessions/permits are granted by Consulate General of India.
(xiv)details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form;Consulate General of India’s website has the required information. Consulate General of India 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;Very limited Indians are available under our area of jurisdiction. Library is, therefore, not being used for public use.
xvi)the names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers;

Central Public Information Officer (CPIO):
Mr. Arun Kumar, Consul & HOC

Tel: 00-93-0785891301
Email: hoc.mesharif.mea.gov.in
First Appellate Authority (FAA):
Mr. Manjish Grover, Consul General
Tel: 00-93-0785891300
Email : cg.mesharif[at]mea.gov.in

 

xvii)such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year;The website of Consulate General of India has information which is updated on a regular basis.


Consulate General of India Mazar -e- Sharif, Afghanistan