The President’s Secretariat

The President of India is the Head of the State and exercises powers as defined in the Constitution of India. The President’s Secretariat provides secretarial assistance to the President in discharging constitutional, ceremonial and other State responsibilities.

The President’s Secretariat is headed by the Secretary to the President who is assisted by a team of officers as per details available on The President’s Secretariat website. The President’s Secretariat includes Secretariat, Household and Garden workcharged establishments. These wings perform tasks relating to constitutional, administrative, hospitality of State guests, petitions on wide ranging subjects from general public and maintenance of Rashtrapati Bhavan, President’s Estate and Gardens.

All matters requiring attention of the President in matters relating to executive power and powers under statutes or relating to appointments of constitutional authorities are received in the President’s Secretariat from the nodal Ministries concerned and submitted to the President through the Secretary to the President. Once the President has assented to the proposed course of action, the files go back to the concerned Ministries.

The President’s Secretariat is located at

Rashtrapati Bhavan,
New Delhi, India – 110 004.

  91-11-23015321
  91-11-23017290 / 91-11-23017824

Work Distribution in The President’s Secretariat

Secretary to the President

Smt. Omita Paul
Head of the Department

Additional Secretary to the President

Dr. Thomas Mathew
Director
Administration and Constitutional matters

Press Secretary to the President

Shri Venu Rajamony
DPS
Matters relating to Press

Additional Secretary-cum-Social Secretary to the President

Gaitri Issar Kumar
Credentials and coordination with MEA

Private Secretaries to the President

Shri Ashok Kumar Mehta
Secretarial Assistance

Military Secretary to the President

Maj.Gen. Anil Khosla, AVSM, SM, VSM**
DMSP CPH
Ceremonial functions, tours and medical cover

Internal Financial Adviser

Shri Siddharth Sharma
PAO, US(W), DD(Arts)
Finance & Accounts, Cultural Activities, Welfare Activities and Museums

Physician to the President

Dr. Narender Kumar Kashyap
Dy Physician to the President
Medical coverage to the President, VVIPs in Rashtrapati Bhavan and the staff

Director

Shri Niranjan Kumar Sudhansu
Administration, Bill Admin, Bill Estt & Cash,CA-I, Central Registry & Records, Establishment, Estates, Building & Accommodation, Garage, General Administration, Household & Garden-Establishment matters, Public-I & Public-II, CA-II & E-Governance
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Deputy Military Secretary to the President

GP Capt Sanjiv Sethi
Ceremonial functions and tours

Comptroller, President’s Household

Capt (IN) Prashant Singh
President’s Household

Dy Press Secy to the President

Ms. Shamima Siddiqui
Matters relating to Press and Estate Officer

OSD(Office of Secretary, Research & Reference )

Shri Shakil Alam
Office of the Secretary to the President; CA-III Section dealing with role of the President as Visitor of Central institutions of higher learning, Visitor’s Conference, Festival of Innovation, In-residence programme, Visitor’s Awards; Speeches and briefs for the President

Addl. Comptroller, President’s Household

Ms. Anita Bimal
President’s Household

OSD(Horticulture)

Shri U D Kukreti
Horticulture and Gardens

Deputy Secretary

Shri J.G. Subramanian
Administration, Establishment and Transport(President's Garage) and RTI
DS (Admn, Estt. & Tpt)

OSD(Hindi)

Smt. Anandi Gusain
Looks after the work in Hindi

Additional Private Secretary to the President

Shri Pradyut Guha
Secretarial Assistance

Additional Private Secretary

Shri Mrinal Kanti Mookerjee
Secretarial Assistance

OSD(AB)

Smt. Anjali B.M. Bakshi
Ayush Wellness Clinic

OSD(AR)

Shri Abhijeet Rai
CA-II, P-I & P-II, Managing Website of the President of India and Monitoring of official facebook account & Youtube of Rashtrapati Bhavan, Sports, Speeches, Estate Officer.

Under secretaries

Shri Purushottam Dass
US (RTI, E-Gov,Q&M, CR & Records) and CAPIO
Matters of E-Gov, CR, Record Section and Q&M, RTI Matters
Shri John Basil
US (Transport & Welfare)
Matters of Welfare Section, Matter of Garage Section
Shri Jag Mohan
US(DDO)
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Shri Vijay Kashyap
US(Ceremonial, Invitation & Tour)
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Shri Ashok Kumar
US(EBA, GA & Message)
Matters of EBA, GA & Message Section
Smt Rubina Chauhan
US(Admn & Estt)
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Deputy Director (Art)

Shri Sandeep Jain
Records
Assistant Public Information Officer Central Public Information Officer Appellate Authority
Shri Purushottam Dass (Assistant Public Information Officer) Shri J.G. Subramanian (Central Public Information Officer) Gaitri Issar Kumar (Appellate Officer)
The President’s Secretariat, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi-110004 The President’s Secretariat, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi-110004 The President’s Secretariat Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi-110004
Telephone: 011-23015321 Extn: 4265(O) E-mail: jg.subramanian@rb.nic.in Telephone: 011-23015321 Extn: 4285(O) Telephones: 011-23015321 Extn: 4505(O)
Chief Vigilance Officer Office Address: Residence Address:
Shri Niranjan Kumar Sudhansu (Director) President’s Secretariat Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi-110004 1, Gurudwara Rakabganj Road, New Delhi-110001
  Telephones: 011-23016767, 011-23015321 Extn: 4444(O) Telephones: 011-23092549, 011-23015321 Extn: 4337(R)
Statement Showing the Posts and Scales of Officers of The President’s Secretariat
Sr. No. Name of Post Applicable Pay Band Scale of Pay Grade Pay Name
1 Secretary to the President Apex Scale 80,000/-(Fixed) - Smt. Omita Paul
2 Additional Secretary to the President HAG 67000-79000 - Dr. Thomas Mathew
3 Press Secretary to the President HAG - - Shri Venu Rajamony
4 Additional Secretary-cum-Social Secretary to the President HAG - - Gaitri Issar Kumar
5 Private Secretary to the President PB-4 37400-67000 10000 Shri Ashok Kumar Mehta
6 Maj.Gen. Anil Khosla, AVSM, SM, VSM** PB-4 37400-67000 10000 Maj.Gen. Anil Khosla, SM, VSM
7 Internal Financial Adviser PB-4 37400-67000 10000 Shri Siddharth Sharma
8 Physician to the President PB-4 37400-67000 10000 Dr. Narender Kumar Kashyap
9 Director PB-4 37400-67000 8700 Shri Niranjan Kumar Sudhansu
10 Dy Military Secretary to the President PB-4 37400-67000 8700 GP Capt Sanjiv Sethi
11 Comptroller, President’s Household PB-4 37400-67000 8700 Capt (IN) Prashant Singh
12 Dy Press Secretary to the President PB-4 37400-67000 8700 Ms.Shamima Siddiqui
13 OSD(Office of Secretary, Research & Reference) PB-4 37400-67000 8700 Shri Shakil Alam
14 OSD(Horticulture) PB-3 15600-39100 7600 Shri U D Kukreti
15 Addl. Comptroller, President’s Household PB-3 15600-39100 7600 Ms. Anita Bimal
16 Deputy Secretary PB-3 37400-67000 7600 Shri J.G. Subramanian
17 OSD(Hindi) PB-3 37400-67000 7600 Smt. Anandi Gusain
18 Additional Private Secretary to the President PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Shri Pradyut Guha
19 Additional Private Secretary PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Shri Mrinal Kanti Mookerjee
20 OSD(AB) PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Smt. Anjali B.M. Bakshi
21 OSD(AR) PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Shri Abhijeet Rai
22 Under Secretary (RTI, E-Gov,CR & Records ) PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Shri Purushottam Dass
23 Under Secretary (DDO, Welfare & GA) PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Shri John Basil
24 US(DDO) PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Shri Jag Mohan
25 US(Ceremonial, Invitation & Tour) PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Shri Vijay Kashyap
26 US(EBA, GA & Message) PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Shri Ashok Kumar
27 US(Admn & Estt) PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Smt Rubina Chauhan
28 Deputy Director PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Shri Sandeep Jain
Right to Information Act

The President’s Secretariat has been receiving applications seeking information on various subjects, most of them being dealt with by the Ministries and Departments, and such applications, as per the RTI act, are being duly forwarded to the concerned public authority.

The RTI Act 2005, provides that if any information sought by any person is held by or is primarily the function of another public authority such applications will be transferred to that other public authority.

To Prevent delay - It is requested that the applications for information on subjects pertaining to Ministries or Departments may be sent directly to the Public Information Officer of the concerned public authority so that the requests can be attended to directly by the concerned authorities.Fee - Applications seeking information held by the President’s Secretariat should include:

Demand draft / bankers cheque for Rs 10/- ( the application fee). The draft may be drawn in favour of the PAO, President’s Secretariat.

A receipt for the fee deposited in cash with the Section Officer, Central Registry, Brassey Avenue, Rashtrapati Bhavan New Delhi.

Information under section 4(1)(b) of Right to Information (RTI) ACT in respect of The President’s Secretariat

Sr. No. Provision in the Act Information in respect of The President’s Secretariat
1 Particulars of its organization, functions and duties The information is available in The President’s Secretariat’s website.
2 Powers and duties of its officers and employees A chart showing work allocation of all the officers of The President’s Secretariat is posted on the website
3 Procedure followed in its decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability The work allocation on the website gives the procedure followed in decision making process. The work allocation also covers the accountability part.
4 Norms set by it for the discharge of its functions. There are no specific norms for the President’s Secretariat. General norms/instructions as applicable to Ministries/Departments of Govt of India apply to the President’s Secretariat also.
5 Rules, regulations, instructions, manual and records used by its employees for discharging its functions. The President’s Secretariat follows the general rules/regulations, as applicable to other Central Ministries/ Departments
6 Statements of the categories of documents held by it or under its control Under Article 77(3), the President had made rules for the Transaction of Business of the Government of India and for allocation of such business amongst Ministries. Concerned Ministries are the custodian of the original files and papers.
7 Particulars of any arrangements that exists for consultation with or representation by the members of the public, in relation to the formulation of policy or implementation thereof Since the policies are formulated and implemented by respective Ministries and Departments, there is no arrangement specific to the President’s Secretariat for consultation with members of public.
8 Statement of boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted by it. Additionally, information as to whether the meetings of these are open to the public, or the minutes’ of such meetings are accessible to the public Not applicable
9 Directory of its officers and employees The names with designation of the officers are posted on the website.
10 Monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations The information is posted on the website.
11 Budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursements made. Plans and policies are implemented by the Ministries concerned.
12 Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details and beneficiaries of such programme. Not applicable.
13 Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it. Not applicable.
14 Details of the information available to, or held by it, reduced in an electronic form. The information is posted on the website.
15 Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use. There is no library or reading room maintained for the public by The President’s Secretariat
16 Names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers. Names and designations of the Public Information Officers for The President’s Secretariat are posted on the website.
Right to Information Act 2007
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1 Notification for RTI Rule 2007(Regulation of Fee & Cost) in Hindi notification2.pdf PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (264.75 KB)
2 Notification for RTI Rule 2007(Regulation of Fee & Cost) in English notification1.pdf PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (287.77 KB)
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