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Appointments under RTI Act 2005

Appointments under RTI Act, 2005:

(i) The PIO:
Mr. Sanjay Shukla
Second Secretary & HOC
Embassy of India, 
Ashgabat 
Turkmenistan

(ii) The Appellate Authority:
Dr. T.V. Nagendra Prasad,
Ambassador
Embassy of India, 
Ashgabat 
Turkmenistan

Embassy of India
International Business Centre,
Y. Emre 1, Mir 2/1,
P.O. Box No.80, Ashgabat [TURKMENISTAN]

Code No.                  :           00-99-312 (for landlines phones)
                                            00-99-365 (for mobile phones)
Telephone Nos.           :          456152, 456153
Fax Nos.                     :          452434 & 456156

E-Mail: www.eoi.gov.in/ashgabat External website that opens in a new window

The information is for Indian nationals only.

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

(i)the particulars of its organization, functions and duties;Embassy of India is headed by Ambassador and has one Second Secretary. Between them, they deal with Political, Commercial, Cultural, Information and Administrative functions of the Embassy. The Embassy has a Consular wing with a Second Secretary (Consular) for Consular matters.  In addition, the Embassy also has a resident Defence Attache. The functions of the Embassy of India inter alia, include political and economic cooperation, trade and investment promotion, consular work, cultural interaction, defence cooperation.
 Embassy 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 rules and regulations governing the Indian Foreign Service, as amended from time to time by the Government of India. Financial powers of the Officers of the Embassy of India derived from the financial rules of the Government of India. Consular powers are derived from the Passport Act, Citizenship Act and Rules, and other related legislations. 
(iii)the procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability;Decisions are taken in accordance with the Government regulations, under the supervision of the Ambassador.
(iv)the norms set by it for the discharge of its functionsNorms are set in accordance with accepted diplomatic practices.
(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, Manuals 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/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;Embassy 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 supervision of the Ambassador. 
(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;

Embassy interacts regularly with representatives of think tanks, academic community and others.

(ix)a directory of its officers and employees;A directory is given at Annex-I below
(x)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 ANNEX-II below
(xi)the budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made;The total approved budget for 2015-16 for expenses directly incurred by the Embassy of India is Rs.4,67,72,000/-
(xii)the manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes;Embassy 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 the Embassy of India.
(xiv)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.  The Embassy also makes available to interested individuals various booklets, 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;

 

Public Information officer:- 
Mr. Sanjay Shukla
Second Secretary & Head of Chancery
Telephone: 00993-12-453869
Fax           : 993-12-452434
e-mail: hoc.ashgabatmea.gov.in

(xvi)the names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers;
(xvii)such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year;Embassy of India website has information which is updated on a regular basis.  As there are restrictions on use of social media, Mission does not use any of them.

 


Annex-I
Embassy of India,
International Business Centre,
Y. Emre 1, Mir 2/1, P.O. Box No.80, Ashgabat [TURKMENISTAN]
Code No.                    :           00-99-312 (for landlines phones)
                                              00-99-365 (for mobile phones)  
Telephone Nos.           :           456152, 456153
Fax Nos.                     :           452434 & 456156  
www.eoi.gov.in/ashgabat External website that opens in a new window

S.No.Name and DesignationTelephone
Office
1Dr. T.V. Nagendra Prasad,
Ambassador
452425
2Mr. Sanjay Shukla,
Second Secretary & HOC
453869
3Col. Hartej Singh Bajaj
Defence Attaché
458150
4Mr. V.K. Sethu Madhavan,
PPS to HOC & SS(ITEC)
453869
5Mr. Pankaj Dada
Second Secretary (Consular & Community)
453864,453867
6Mr. Prashant Kumar Sona
Attaché  (Admn)
457783
7Mr. Ashok Mandal,
Attaché (Comm. & Culture)
453863
8Mr. Rakesh Tanwar,
Attache (PS)  to Ambassador
452425
9Mr. K. Sekhose
Assistant (Consular & Community)
453864, 453867
10Ms. Madhu Sakhuja
PA to Second Secretary (Consular & Community)
453864, 453867
11Mr. Dhirendra Kumar,
GA & Accountant
456152
12Mr. Santosh Chand
Office Superintendent
Defence Wing
458150

 

Annex-II

MONTHLY REMUNERATION OF INDIA-BASED OFFICIALS OF EMBASSY OF INDIA, ASHGABAT, TURKMENISTAN

S. No.Sanctioned PostNo. of PostsPay ScaleRemarks
1.Ambassador
Gr. III of IFS
1Rs. 37400-67000Rs. 10,000/- as Grade Pay
2.Second Secretary/HOC
IFS’B’
1Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100
PB-III
 Rs. 6,600 as Grade Pay
3Defence Attache1Rs. 37400-67000Rs. 8,700/- as Grade Pay
4.Second Secretary/Principal Private Secretary Stenographic Cadre of  IFS‘B’1Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100
PB-III
+ Rs. 6,600 as Grade 
Pay
5.Second Secretary (Consular)1Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100
PB-III
+ Rs. 6,600 as Grade 
Pay
6Attache
Integrated Gr II & III of IFS ‘B’
1Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100
PB-III
+ Rs. 5,400.- as Grade Pay
7Attache
Integrated Gr II & III of IFS ‘B’
1Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100
PB-III
+ Rs. 5,400.- as Grade Pay
8.Attache (PS)
Stenographic Cadre of  IFS‘B’
1Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100
PB-III
+ Rs. 5,400.- as Grade Pay
9.Assistant
Gr. IV of IFS ‘B’
1Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800
PB-II
+ Rs. 4,600 as Grade Pay
10.Personal Assistant, Consular wing1Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800
PB-II
+ Rs. 4,800 as Grade Pay
11.Assistant, Consular wing1Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800
PB-II
+ Rs. 4,800 as Grade Pay
12.Office Supervisor
Defence Wing
1Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800
PB-II
+ Rs. 4,600 as Grade Pay
 
 
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