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

Shri Sanjay Kothari
Secretary to the President
Head of the Department

Administrative Wing

Shri Bharat Lal
Joint Secretary to the President
Administration and Constitutional matters
Shri Randhir Kumar Jaiswal
Joint Secretary cum Social Secretary to the President
Works related to foreign affairs
Shri Siddharth Sharma
Internal Financial Advisor
Finance & Accounts, Cultural Activities and Welfare Activities
Shri P. Praveen Siddharth
Officer on Special Duty (PS)
CA II, CA III, e-Gov.
Shri Pawan Kumar Sain
Deputy Secretary (P)
CA I, Administration, Establishment, EBA, Bills (Admn), Bills (Estt.), Cash, Records, O&M.
Shri J.G. Subramanian
Deputy Secretary (S)
Central Registry, G.A., Garage, Garden, Public I, Public II, RTI & CPIO.
Smt. Anandi Gusain
Officer on Special Duty (Hindi)
Looks after the work related to Hindi
Shri John Basil
Under Secretary (Transport & Welfare)
Garage & Welfare Sections
Shri Jag Mohan
Under Secretary (DDO)
Bills (Admn), Bills (Estt) & Cash Sections
Shri Vijay Kashyap
Under Secretary (Ceremonial, Invitation & Tour)
Ceremonial, Invitation & Tour Sections
Shri Ashok Kumar
Under Secretary (EBA, GA & Message)
EBA, GA and Message Sections
Smt. Rubina Chauhan
Under Secretary (Admn & Estt)
Head of Office, Administration & Establishment Sections
Shri S.N.S. Prakash
Under Secretary (Public, RTI, CR, Library & CAPIO)
Public I, Public II, RTI, CR & Library Sections
Shri Pankaj Saurabh
Under Secretary (e-Governance, Records and O & M)
e-Governance, Records Sections and O&M

Military Wing

Maj. Gen. Anil Khosla, AVSM, SM, VSM**
Military Secretary to the President
Ceremonial functions, Tours & Invitations
GP Capt Anuj Gupta
Deputy Military Secretary to the President
Works under Military Secretary to the President
Capt (IN) Prashant Singh
Comptroller, President's Household
President's Household

Personal Wing

Dr. ELSN Bala Prasad
Officer on Special Duty to the President
Museums
Dr. Pradeep Kumar Srivastava
Physician to the President
Medical coverage to the President, VVIPs in Rashtrapati Bhavan and the staff
Shri Vikram Singh
Private Secretary to the President
Personal Cell
Dr. Manoj Kumar
Dy. Physician to the President
Works under Physician to the President

Press Wing

Shri Ashok Malik
Press Secretary to the President
Matters relating to Press
Shri Nimish Rustagi
Deputy Press Secretary to the President
Matters relating to Press
Shri Sunil Kumar Trivedi
Officer on Special Duty (Research)
Works under Press Secretary
Shri Ankit Jain
Officer on Special Duty (Communication)
Works under Press Secretary

Others

Smt. Anita Bimal
Special Comptroller (HH)
Work related to President's Household
Smt. Anjali B.M. Bakshi
Joint Director
Work related to Museum, AYUSH Wellness Clinic and 4-S Initiative (Smartgram, Sanskar, Sparsh & Sanskriti) in President's Estate along with other miscellaneous activities related to welfare and Link officer of IFA and Estate Officer
Shri Sandeep Jain
Deputy Director (Arts)
Work related to Arts (in Rashtrapati Nilayam, Hyderabad)
Shri Anupam Kumar Nag
Public Relation Officer, Visitor Management Cell
Matters relating to visit of Rashtrapati Bhavan
Shri Kumar Samresh
Public Relation Officer, Museum
Matters relating to visit of Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum
Central Assistant Public Information Officer Central Public Information Officer Appellate Authority
Shri S.N.S. Prakash(Central Assistant Public Information Officer) Shri J.G. Subramanian (Central Public Information Officer) Shri Randhir Kumar Jaiswal (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: 4625(O) E-mail: jg.subramanian@rb.nic.in Telephone: 011-23015321 Extn: 4285(O) E-mail: js.ssp@rb.nic.in Telephone: 011-23015321 Extn: 4505(O)
Statement Showing the Posts and Scales of Officers of The President’s Secretariat
Sr. No. Name of Officers Name of Post Level
Secretary to the President
1 Shri Sanjay Kothari Secretary to the President 17
Administrative Wing
2 Shri Bharat Lal Joint Secretary to the President 15
3 Shri Randhir Kumar Jaiswal Joint Secretary cum Social Secretary to the President 14
4 Shri Siddharth Sharma Internal Financial Advisor 14
5 Shri P. Praveen Siddharth Officer on Special Duty (PS) 13
6 Shri Pawan Kumar Sain Deputy Secretary (P) 12
7 Shri J.G. Subramanian Deputy Secretary (S) 12
8 Smt. Anandi Gusain Officer on Special Duty (Hindi) 12
9 Shri John Basil Under Secretary (Transport & Welfare) 11
10 Shri Jag Mohan Under Secretary (DDO) 11
11 Shri Vijay Kashyap Under Secretary (Ceremonial, Invitation & Tour) 11
12 Shri Ashok Kumar Under Secretary (EBA, GA & Message) 11
13 Smt. Rubina Chauhan Under Secretary (Admn & Estt) 11
14 Shri S.N.S. Prakash Under Secretary (Public, RTI, CR, Library & CAPIO) 11
15 Shri Pankaj Saurabh Under Secretary (e-Governance, Records and O & M) 11
Military Wing
16 Maj. Gen. Anil Khosla, AVSM, SM, VSM** Military Secretary to the President 14
17 GP Capt Anuj Gupta Deputy Military Secretary to the President 13
18 Capt (IN) Prashant Singh Comptroller, President's Household 13
Personal Wing
19 Dr. ELSN Bala Prasad Officer on Special Duty to the President 13
20 Dr. Pradeep Kumar Srivastava Physician to the President 15
21 Shri Vikram Singh Private Secretary to the President 13
22 Dr. Manoj Kumar Dy. Physician to the President 11
Press Wing
23 Shri Ashok Malik Press Secretary to the President 14
24 Shri Nimish Rustagi Deputy Press Secretary to the President 13
25 Shri Sunil Kumar Trivedi Officer on Special Duty (Research) Parent cade (NTPC) scale
26 Shri Ankit Jain Officer on Special Duty (Communication) 11
Others
27 Smt. Anita Bimal Special Comptroller (HH) 13
28 Smt. Anjali B.M. Bakshi Joint Director 12
29 Shri Sandeep Jain Deputy Director (Arts) 11
30 Shri Anupam Kumar Nag Public Relation Officer, Visitor Management Cell 11
31 Shri Kumar Samresh Public Relation Officer, Museum 11
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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