Information Under Section 4(1)(B) of the RTI Act, 2005 Information Under Section 4(1)(B) of the RTI Act, 2005

Information Under Section 4(1)(B) of the RTI Act, 2005



The particulars of its organization, functions and duties;

The Embassy is headed by Ambassador of India and has following eight Wings: (i) Political Wing (ii) Chancery (including Administration) Wing (iii) Press & Information Wing (also deals with cultural matters) (iv) Defence Wing (v) Commerce Wing (vi) Consular Wing (vii) Science & Education Wing & (viii) United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific (UNESCAP) Wing. Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), Bangkok operates under the Embassy of India, the functions and duties of which are at their website at link:

Each Wing is headed by a Counsellor/First Secretary rank officer.

Embassy 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. The functions of the Embassy, inter alia, include political and economic cooperation, trade and investment promotion, cultural interaction, press and media liaison, and consular operations including PIOs/NRIs, in bilateral and multilateral contexts.


The powers and duties of its officers and employees;

General Administrative powers are derived from IFS (PLCA) Rules, as amended from time to time.

Financial powers of the Officers of the Embassy of India have been detailed in the Delegated Financial powers of the Government of India’s Representatives Abroad.

Other powers are derived from the Passport Act of India. The officers of the Embassy function under the guidance and supervision of the Ambassador & DCM.


The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability;

Decisions are taken under the instruction and supervision of the Ambassador.


The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions;

Norms are set under the instruction and supervision of the Ambassador.


The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions;

  • Indian Foreign Service (PLCA) Rules and annexures

  • Delegated Financial Powers of Government of

  • India’s Representatives abroad Rules

  • Passport Act

  • Manuals on Office Procedures

  • In addition, the Embassy also utilizes relevant rules, regulations, and orders of the Government of India, such as Civil Service Conduct Rules, Central Civil Service Leave Travel Concession Rules, Central Service Leave Rules, Civil Service Pension Rules, Provident Fund Rules, General Financial Rules, Fundamental and Supplementary Rules etc. These rules are in the public domain as printed, priced publications.


A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control;

Classified documents/files relating to India’s relations with Thailand

Unclassified documents/files including joint statements, declarations, agreements and MoUs between India and Thailand.

Passport and consular services application forms


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 guidance and supervision of the Ambassador.


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.


A directory of its officers and employees;

List of Officers is given at Annexure-I


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 at Annexure-II


The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made;

The Budget figures for the current financial year 2022-23 are given in the statement at Annexure-III


The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes;

Embassy of India, Bangkok does not have any subsidy programme.


Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it;

No concessions/permits are granted by Embassy of India.


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 particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use;

The Embassy is open from 0830 hrs to 1700 hrs from Monday to Friday. The holidays observed by the Embassy are given on the website,


The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers;

Public Information Officer

Mr. Sandeep Kumar,

Counsellor (Political) & Alt DPR to UNESCAP,

Embassy of India, 46, Sukhumvit 23 (Prasarnmitr),

Klongtoey-Neua, Wattana, Bangkok, 10110

Tel : 66 (0) 2-260-4438 Fax : + 66 (0) 2 260 3177

Email : Website:


Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year;

The Embassy’s website has information which is updated on a regular basis.