About Us INFORMATION ABOUT THE EMBASSY, REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 4 (1)(B) OF THE RTI ACT, 2005

Information about the Embassy of India, Stockholm as required under Section 4(1) (b) of RTI, Act, 2005.

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The particulars of the organization, functions and duties

Ambassador heads the Mission (Embassy)

Embassy facilitates strengthening of India’s ties with Kingdom of Sweden and Republic of Latvia through political engagements, trade and investments, research and innovation, academic linkages, Diaspora ties and outreach activities.

Embassy 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.

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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 Embassy of India are detailed in the Financial Powers of the Government of India's Representatives Abroad.

Other powers are derived from the Passport Act of India.  The officers of the Embassy function under the guidance and supervision of the Ambassador.

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The procedure followed in the decision-making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

This Embassy follows procedures as indicated in the "Manual of Office Procedure" for decision-making process under the supervision of the Ambassador.

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The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

As prescribed by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

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The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals, etc. held in its control

IFS(PLCA) Rules and Annexures

Designated Financial Powers of Government of India's Representatives Abroad Rules,

Passport Act,

Manuals on Office Procedures

Other Central Government Rules and Procedures.

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A Statement of categories of documents that are held or under its control

Documents/files relating to the conduct of diplomatic and consular duties are held by this Embassy

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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

The Embassy functions within the norms of India's foreign policy formulated by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. The policy is implemented by the Embassy under the guidance and supervision of the Ambassador.

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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

This Embassy has not constituted any such bodies. Adhoc Internal committees are constituted as and when required under the rules.

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A directory of its officers and employees

A directory is given at Annexure-I.

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

A statement of monthly remuneration is given at Annexure-II.

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

The budget figures for the last financial yearare given in the statement is given at Annexure-III.

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

This Embassy does not have any subsidy programmes.

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

This Embassy does not grant concessions, permits, etc.

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

The Embassy’s website has the required information.

 

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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

Information about the Embassy can be obtained from its website https://www.indembassysweden.gov.in/.

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The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers

Central Public Information Officer
Mr. Deen Dayal Singh
Second Secretary
Tel +46 76 68432100
Email: culture.stockholm@mea.gov.in

Appellate Authority 
Smt. Anita Shukla
Counsellor
Tel +46 76 68432100
Email:counsellor.stockholm@mea.gov.in

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

The Embassy´s website has information which is updated on regular basis