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.
New Delhi, India – 110 004.
91-11-23017290 / 91-11-23017824
|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: email@example.com 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)|
|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|
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.
|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.|