About Us Right to Information

Appointments under RTI Act, 2005:

(i) The PIO:
Mr. Nagendra kumar,
Attache(Cons)
Embassy of India,
Berne
Switzerland

(ii) The Appellate Authority:

Mr. Rajiv Kumar
Second Secretary & HOC
Embassy of India,
Berne
Switzerland


Phone: 031-350 11 30
Fax: 031-351 15 57


The information is for Indian nationals only
.


INFORMATION ABOUT THE EMBASSY OF INDIA, BERNE, 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 Counsellor and two Second Secretary. Between them, they deal with Political, Commercial, Consular, Cultural, Information and Administrative functions of the Embassy. The functions of the Embassy of India inter alia, include political and economic cooperation, trade and investment promotion, consular work, cultural interaction, press and media liaison, and scientific cooperation in bilateral and multilateral contexts.
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 functions Norms 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; Kindly see the Annexure-III
(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. Nagendra kumar,
Attache(Cons)
Telephone: 031 3501130
Fax : 031 3511557
E-mail: cons.berne@mea.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.


Annex-I

Embassy of India, Berne (Switzerland)
Address : Kirchenfeldstrasse 28, CH-3005, Berne
(Switzerland)
Telephone : (PABX) 0041-31-3501130, 3511559 (Consular Wing), 3501139 (Commercial Wing)

Fax No. : 00-41-31-3511557
Email : hoc.berne@mea.gov.in
Website : www.indembassybern.gov.in



S.No

Name / Designation

Office Tel. No.
(Country Code:0041)

E-mail

1

Ms. Monika Kapil Mohta,
Ambassador

031-350 11 30

amb.berne@mea.gov.in

2

Dr. Piyush Singh,
Counsellor(Political, Commerce & Information )

031-350 11 30

dcm.berne@mea.gov.in

3

Mr. Rajiv Kumar
HoC & Second Secretary (Consular & Culture)

031-350 11 30

cons.berne@mea.gov.in
hoc.berne@mea.gov.in

4

Mrs. Roshni Thomson,
Second Secretary (PI)

031-350 11 30

Pol.berne@mea.gov.in

5

Mr. Rominder Singh,
Attaché (PS) to Ambassador

031-350 11 30

amb.berne@mea.gov.in

6

Mrs.Seema Singh,
Attaché (PS) to Counsellor(Pol.& Com)

031-350 11 30

dcm.berne@mea.gov.in

7

Mr.B.S.Bisht,
Attaché (Commerce)

031-350 11 30

com.berne@mea.gov.in

8

Shri Jitendra Kumar Singh,
Attache(Admn)

031-350 11 30

admn.berne@mea.gov.in

9

Mr. Neeraj Kant Kaushal,
Attaché (Culture & Education)

031-350 11 30

cul.berne@mea.gov.in

10

Mr. Chitta Ranjan Nayak,
Attaché (PS) to Ambassador

031-350 11 30

amb.berne@mea.gov.in

11

Mr. Nagendra Kumar,
Attaché (Consular)

031-350 11 30

cons.berne@mea.gov.in

12

Mr. Jasvinder Singh,
ASO(GA)

031-350 11 30

ga.berne@mea.gov.in

13

Mr.Gaurav Arora,
ASO (Accounts)

031-350 11 30

acctts.berne@mea.gov.in

14

Mr.Saurabh Jaiswal,
ASO ( Information & Political)

031-350 11 30

info.berne@mea.gov.in

15

Mr.Ujjawal Jaiswal,
ASO(Property)

031-350 11 30

prop.berne@mea.gov.in

16

Mr. Wangkhem Romio Singh,
Security Assistant

031-350 11 30

 

17

Mr. Sanjay Kumar,
IBSA

031-350 11 30

 


MONTHLY REMUNERATION OF INDIA-BASED OFFICIALS OF EMBASSY OF INDIA, BERNE, SWITZERLAND

S.No

Sanctioned Post

No. of Post(s)

Pay Scale

1.

Ambassador (Grade I of IFS)

1

Rs. 2,25,000

2.

Grade IV of IFS

1

Rs. 1,23,100 – Rs. 2,15,900

3.

Second Secretary (Junior Scale of IFS)

1

Rs. 67,700 – Rs. 208,700

4.

Second Secretary (Gr-I of IFS 'B')

1

Rs. 67,700 – Rs. 208,700

5.

Attache (Integrated Gr. II & III of IFS ‘B’)

3

Rs. 56,100 - Rs. 177,500

6.

Attache/PS (Stenographer Cadre of IFS ‘B’)

4

Rs. 56,100 - Rs. 177,500

7.

Assistant Section Officer (Gr. IV of IFS ‘B’)

4

Rs. 44,900 – Rs. 1,42,400

8

Security Assistant

2

Rs. 25,500 – Rs. 81,100



Details of approved budget for the Mission

Chancery

Head of Accounts

BE

FE

2020-2021

2019-2020

SALARIES, CHANCERY

168,000,000

163,234,000

WAGES, CHANCERY

1,000,000

948,000

OTA, CHANCERY

2,500,000

2,500,000

MEDICAL EXP, CHANCERY

10,000,000

7,100,000

LOCAL TOURS, CHANCERY

12,000,000

13,164,000

FOREIGN TE., CHANCERY

3,600,000

3,611,000

OE, CHANCERY

28,000,000

40,600,000

R.R.T., CHANCERY

22,800,000

25,181,000

ADV & PUB, CHANCERY

5,000,000

6,595,000

MINOR WORKS, CHANCERY

3,000,000

2,692,000

SWACHHTA ACTION PLAN, CHANCERY

600,000

426,000

IT EXP, CHANCERY

1,000,000

993,000

Grand Total

257,500,000

267,044,000

Commercial Wing

Head of Accounts

BE

FE

2020-2021

2019-2020

SALARIES, COMMERCIAL WING

13,300,000

13,310,000

WAGES, COMMERCIAL WING

200,000

50,000

OTA, COMMERCIAL WING

100,000

0

MEDICAL EXP, COMMERCIAL WING

410,000

390,000

FOREIGN TE., COMMERCIAL WING

1,200,000

1,200,000

OE, COMMERCIAL WING

2,590,000

2,590,000

R.R.T., COMMERCIAL WING

2,500,000

2,960,000

ADV & PUB, COMMERCIAL WING

50,000

30,000

MINOR WORKS

100,000

15,000

TRADE PROMOTION, COMMERCIAL WING

600,000

570,000

IT EXP, COMMERCIAL WING

50,000

0

Grand Total

21,100,000

21,115,000