Particulars of its organization, functions and duties
Representative Office of India is headed by the Representative
Functions of the Representative Office inter alia, included political and economic cooperation, trade and investment, cultural interaction, press and media liaison, bilateral/multilateral contacts, rendering consular service through Embassy of India, Tel Aviv
Embassy functions within the purview of business allocated to the Ministry of External Affairs under the government of India's Allocation of Business Rules/Transaction of Business Rules.
Powers and duties of its officers and employees
Administrative powers are derived from Fundamental/ Supplementary Rules, IFS (PLCA) Rules and Delegated Financial Powers of Government of India's Representative Abroad. Other powers are derived from Passport Act of India & Consular Manual.
All the officers function under the guidance and supervision of the Representative.
Procedure followed in the decision making process, including channel of supervision and accountability
Decisions are taken under the instructions and supervision of the Representative.
Norms set by it for the discharge of its functions.
Norms are set under the instructions and supervision of the Representative.
Rules, Regulations, instructions, manuals and records held by it or under its control of used by its employees for discharging its functions
Fundamental Rules, Supplementary Rules, IFS(PLCA) Rules @ Annexure, Delegated Financial Powers of Government of India's Representatives Abroad, Manual of Office Procedures, Consular Manual, Passport Manual and other instructions received from Government of India from time to time.
Statement of the categories of the documents that are held by it or under its control
Classified documents pertaining to India's external relations.
Unclassified documents like joint statements, declarations, agreements and MOUs, Passport/consular service applications and files on accounts /administrative matters and similar documents.
Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultations with, or representation by, the members of public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof
Representative Office of India functions within the norms of India's foreign policy formulated by the Ministry of External Affairs. The policy is implemented by the Representative office under the guidance and supervision of the Representative.
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, ad as to whether meetings of these boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public.
Representative Office interacts regularly with representatives of think tanks, academic community, Associations of persons of Indian Origin and others.
Directory of its officers and employees
Directory is available on its website
Monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations
As per orders issued by the Government of India from time to time
Budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditure and reports made on disbursements made
As per allocation made by the Ministry of External Affairs from time to time
Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes
Representative Office does not have any subsidy programme
Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorization granted by it
Representative Office does not grant any permits or concessions.
Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form
Information as posted on the website of the Representative Office
Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.
Representative Office's website gives required information to its citizens. Representative Office also make available DVDs, CDs, reading material, etc. containing information on India, its people and culture.
Names, designation and other particulars of the Public Information Officers
Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year
Information on Representative Office's website is updated on a regular basis
e-IPO (Electronic Indian Postal Order)
The Government of India (Department of Post) has launched the e-IPO (Electronic Indian Postal Order) service to enable Indian citizens abroad, under the RTI Act-2005, to seek information from Ministry/Department in India. The e-IPO can be purchased by paying fee online through e-Post Office Portal (https:/www.epostoffice.gov.in). The user needs to get himself registered on the website. He has to select the Ministry/Department, from whom he desires to seek the information, under the RTI Act-2005 and the e-IPO so generated can be used to seek information from that Ministry/Department only. A print out of the e-IPO is required to be enclosed with the RTI application. If the RTI application is filed electronically, e-IPO is required to be sent as an attachment.