details of officers for addressing applications under Right to
Information Act, 2005:
Santosh Kumar Mishra
Secretary (Cons & Edu)
TO INFORMATION MANUALS
ABOUT THE EMBASSY OF INDIA IN MANILA, REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 4(1)(B)
OF THE RTI ACT, 2005
4(1)(b)(i) Particulars of organizations functions and
duties of the Embassy of India, Manila
Embassy is headed presently by Charge d’Affaires and has the
following Sections: (i) Political, Cultural & Information Section
(ii) Commercial, Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation &
Administration & (iii) Consular Section. Each Section is
headed by a First/ Second Secretary rank officer.
functions of the Embassy inter alia, include political and economic
cooperation, trade and investment promotion, cultural interaction,
press and media liaison, and scientific cooperation in bilateral and
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.
4(1)(b)(ii) Power and duties of officers and employees of
Embassy of India, Manila
Mission functions as a subordinate office of the Ministry of External
Affairs of India. The Head of Mission supervises the work of
the personnel in the Mission. The designated function of each
officer and employee has been indicated in the list as at 4(1) (B)
4(1)(b)(iii) Procedure followed in the decision making
process including channel of supervision and authority.
are taken under the instructions and supervision of the Ambassador.
4(1)(b)(iv) Norms set by the Embassy of India, Manila
for the discharge of its function.
norms established for passport services have been outlined on the
Embassy of India, Manila website. As far as other elements of the
work of the Embassy of India, Manila are concerned, it is our
endeavour that all files are disposed of within seven days and
replies to any letter or communication received is sent within a
4(1)(b)(v) Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and
records, held by or under the control of the Embassy of India, Manila
of used by its employee for discharging its functions.
PLCA rules and annexures.
PLCA (Pay, Leave and Compensatory Allowances) is already available in
electronic format but only for official use. These Rules are
applicable to the officers posted in Indian Missions and Posts
RCSP (Recruitment, Cadre, Seniority and Promotion) rules
Financial Powers of the Government of India’s Representatives
Abroad where the financial powers of the Missions/Posts abroad and is
only for official use.
4(1)(b)(vi) Statement of categories of document that
held by the Embassy of India, Manila or under its control.
documents/files relating to India’s external relations
and consular services application forms
4(1)(b)(vii) Arrangement for consultation with or
representation by the member of the public in relation to formulation
of policies or implementation thereof.
of India functions within the norms of India’s foreign policy
formulated by the Ministry of External Affairs. Policy is
implemented by the Embassy under the guidance and supervision of the
4(1)(b)(viii) Statement of board, councils, committees
and other bodies.
interacts regularly with representatives of think tanks, academic
community and others as well as with the wider Indian community,
including Persons of Indian Origin.
4(1)(b)(ix) Directory of officers and employees of Embassy of
directory is given at Annex-I
4(1)(b)(x) Monthly remuneration received by each officer
statement of monthly remuneration is at Annex-II
4(1)(b)(xi) Budget allocated to each agency, indicating
particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on
Budget figures for the current financial year and the previous two
years are given in the statement at Annex-III
4(1)(b)(xii) Manner of execution of subsidy programmes,
including the amount allocated and the details of beneficiaries.
of India does not have any subsidy programme except for
administering, and under its instructions, Government of India’s
assistance programmes, whenever agreed as part of its bilateral
cooperation with the Government of the Philippines and the countries
of concurrent accreditation, i.e. Palau, Federated States of
Micronesia and the Marshall Islands.
4(1)(b)(xiii) Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits
or authorisations granted by Embassy of India, Manila.
concessions/permits are granted by the Embassy of India, Manila.
Government of India provides slots under Indian Technical and
Economic Cooperation (ITEC) / Colombo Plans to candidates from.
Republic of Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau and the Federated
States of Micronesia.
Foreign Service Institute (FSI) also offers training programme to
diplomats from the Republic of the Philippines under ASEAN-India
Diplomats Training course.
4(1)(b)(xiv) Information held by the Embassy of India, Manila
in the electronic form
Embassy’s website has the required information. The Embassy
also makes available to interested individuals various CDs, DVDs and
publicity material containing information on India, its people and
4(1)(b)(xv) Particulars of facilities available to citizens for
Embassy Website address www.indembassymanila.inhas the requisite
information. The library of the Embassy remains open during the
working hours i.e. 0900 hrs to 1730 hrs.
4(1)(b)(xvi) Name, designations and other particular of the
Public Information Officer
Santosh Kumar Mishra,
Secretary (Cons & Edu)
4(1)(b)(xvii) such other information as may be prescribed and
thereafter update these publications every year.
Embassy’s website – www.indembassymanila.in has information which
is updated on a regular basis.