RIGHT TO INFORMATION-RPO-DELHI

Article 4 (1) (b) (i) of the Right to Information Act, 2005
Particulars of organization, functions and duties of the Regional Passport Office, Delhi

Historical Background

The Regional Passport Office, Delhi was set up in 1954. It was among the first five Passport Offices to be setup. The others were at Bombay(Mumbai), Calcutta(Kolkata), Madras(Chennai) and Nagpur.    RPO Delhi is located at Trikoot - 3, HUDCO Building, Bhikaji Camaji Place, New Delhi.

 

Organization:

 

48 officers and 90 staff are working at RPO Delhi .

 

The hierarchy at the Regional Passport Office, Delhi includes 4 stages:

1.  Superintendent

2.  Assistant Passport Officer

3.  Deputy Passport Officer

4.  Regional Passport Officer

Functions and Duties

This office deals with the issuance of passport/travel document to the residents of Delhi, and also to the residents of nine Districts of Haryana namely, Gurgaon, Rewari, Faridabad, Sonepat, Jhajjar, Rohtak, Nuh, Mewat and Mohindergarh.

 

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Article 4 (1) (b) (ii) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

 

Powers and duties of the employees of the Regional Passport Office, Delhi

Passport Officers have been designated as Heads of Offices. For the smooth running of the offices, certain financial powers has been delegated to them. The financial powers of employees of Passport Office has been detailed in delegation of Financial Power Rule, 1978 and subsequent orders issued in reference to the delegation of Financial Power Rules. These powers may be seen at Annexure of delegation of financial rules and Passport Rules.  Other powers of the officials of Passport Office are derived from the Passport Act. This Act and rules  is already on the MEA's website www.mea.gov.in. The duties of officers and employees of this office flow from the Passport Act and Passport Rules website www.mea.gov.in.                                                                                     

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Procedures followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and authority:

Article 4 (1) (b) (iii) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

The Regional Passport Office, Delhi  follows the procedure indicated in Passport Manual 2001 for decision making in issuance of passports. The officers from the Superintendent to Passport Officer level have been designated as Passport Issuing Authority(PIA) for issuance of passport and take decisions/actions with the help of Assistant, UDC, LDC posted in the section in accordance with Passport Act, Passport Rules and Passport Manual .

WORK FLOW CHART REGIONAL PASSPORT OFFICE,DELHI

                                                           

                                                 Sale of forms

                                                                                                                                      

Scrutiny at Counter

Scrutiny of Postal Application

  Travel  Agent’s

  Application

District Passport  Cell Application

Speed Post Centers

                                                         

                                                     Cash Counter

                                                        

                                                PV\CID issue.

                                                         

                               Detail Entry/Verification and modification of data

                                                        

                                     Scanning of photograph and signature   

                                                        

                                                      Index

                                                        

                 Dealing Section for PV\CID Link & Processing of Files

                                                         

                                Passport Issuing Authorities For Order

                                                                            

Dealing Section for Movement of     objection Cases

Passport No. Allotment in Clear Cases

                                                                                               

                                                                            Passport Printing Section

                                                                                                

                                                                       Passport Lamination Section

                                                                                                

                                                                                For Signature to PIAS

                                                                                              

Delivery at Counter    

Despatch Section

 

                                                                                               

                                                                                      Record Section

 

In other  administrative matters, Dealing Assistant submits the files to  the Officer-in-charge of concerned section who in turn submits to Regional Passport Officer. If necessary, matter  is referred to the CPV Division, Ministry of External Affairs for final approval. The office also  follows the guidelines issued by other Departments, particularly the Cabinet Secretariat http://www.mpa.nic.in, the Ministry of Parliamentary affairs http://www.mpa.nic.in and the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions http://persmin.nic.in. and Ministry of HomeAffairs(Rajbhasha).


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Norms set by the Ministry for the discharge of its functions

 

Article 4 (1) (b) (iv) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

The Regional Passport Office, Delhi  discharge of its functions as per the norms laid down by the CPV Division, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. It is our endeavor that all files are disposed of within the stipulated time frame for issuance of passport subject to completion of documentations and usual checks. The norms are available at http://www.passport.gov.in.

 

 

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Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records held by or under the control of the Regional Passport Office, Delhi  used by its employees for discharging its functions

 

Article 4 (1) (b) (v) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 - Passport Act & Passport Rules

These are  already available on the MEA’s  website http://www.mea.gov.in
In addition, the Passport Office also utilizes the 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 already in the public domain as printed priced publications.

 

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Statement of the categories of documents that are held by the Ministry or under its control.

Article 4(1) (b) (vi) of the right to Information Act , 2005.

The following documents are held by this office:-

(i)   Passport Application Forms

(ii)  India International  Ordinary Passport Booklets (including Jumbo ppts)

iii)  Official Passports

iv)  Diplomatic Passports

v)  Certificate of identity

 

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Arrangement for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to formulation of policies or implementation thereof:

 

Article 4 (1) (b) (vii) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

The Regional Passport Office, Delhi does not  deal directly with the members of the public in relation to formation of polices or implementation thereof. The matter is being looked after at the level of MEA

 

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Statement of boards, councils, committees and other bodies

 

Article 4 (1) (b) (viii) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

Nil

 

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Directory of officers and employees and monthly remuneration

Article 4 (1) (b) (ix) & (x) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

LIST OF OFFICERS and STAFF MEMBERS

           

1.

Sh.Anurag Bhushan,RPO

2.

Sh. Dilpat Singh,DPO

3.

Sh. K.N.Sharma,DPO(Deployed at CPV Div.,MEA)

4.

Sh.Om Prakash,DPO

5.

Sh. D.K.Ghosh,DPO(Deployed at CPV Div.,MEA)

6.

Sh. Bidhi Chand,DPO(Deployed at CPV Div.,MEA)

7.

Sh.Krishan Kumar,APO

8.

Ms.Anshu Choudhry ,APO (Deployed at CPV Div.,MEA)

9.

Smt. Savita Nanda,APO

10.

Kum Asia, APO.

11.

Smt. Kamlesh Bagai,APO.

12.

Sh.Y.K.Kaushal,APO

13.

Sh.Ghanshyam Kansra, Supdt.

14.

Sh.N.C.Mitra, Supdt.

15.

Sh.S.P.Kothari,Supdt.

16.

Sh.Krishan Chander,Supdt.

17.

Sh.N.K.Verma,Supdt.

18.

Sh. Rajender Parsad,Supdt.

19.

Sh.Tulsi Das,Supdt.

20

Sh.Raj Singh,Supdt.

21.

Smt Ksham Sarin,Supdt.

22.

Sh. R.D.Sharma,Supdt.

23.

Smt Kamlesh Seth,Supdt.(Deployed at CPV Div.,MEA)

24.

Sh Daya Krishan,Supdt.(Deployed at CPV Div.,MEA)

25.

Smt Geeta N.Bhagat,Supdt.

26.

Pawan Kumar Gupta,Supdt.

27.

Nand Kishore,Supdt.

28.

Atanu Mazumdar,Supdt.

29.

Smt. Ravi Kanta Sharma,Supdt.

30.

Smt. Sudesh Kumari,Supdt.

31.

Smt. Sudershan Gambhir,Supdt.

32.

Smt. Raj Aggarwal,Supdt. (Deployed at CPV Div.,MEA)

33.

S.S.Khanna,Supdt.

34.

V.K.Sharma,Supdt.

35.

Smt. Prem Lata Taneja,Supdt.

36.

S.K.Awasthi,Supdt.

37.

P.K.Mamgain,Supdt.

38.

Govind Lal,Supdt.

39.

Smt. Darshna Jagota,Supdt. (Deployed at CPV Div.)

40.

Brij Mohan,Supdt.

41.

Suresanand Sharma,Supdt.

42.

Smt. Manorma Sharma,Supdt.

43.

Smt. Suresh Rani,Supdt. (Deployed at CPV Div.)

44.

Sri Kant Sharma,Supdt.

45.

D.N.Dubey,Supdt.

46.

Prem Kumar,Supdt.

47.

Subash Chander,Supdt.

48.

Gurmohan Singh,Supdt.

49.

U.S.Ghughtiyal,Supdt.

50.

R.C.S.Chouhan,Supdt. (Deployed at CPV Div.)

51.

S.K.Sehgal,Supdt.

52.

A.P.Rastogi,Supdt.

53.

Smt. Anita Rastogi,Supdt.

54.

Smt. Usha Mehta,Supdt.

55.

Smt. Veena Gupta,Supdt.

56.

Smt. Sushila Chopra,Supdt.

57.

Smt. Veena Khanna,Supdt.

58.

Surender Kumar,Supdt.

Assistant

59.

R.S.Rawat

60.

A.K.Bhatia (Deployed at CPV Div.,MEA)

61.

Charanjit Sharma

62.

T.R.Sachdeva

63.

Smt. Sushma Bajaj (Deployed at CPV Div.)

64.

Smt. Shakuntala Devi

65.

Smt. Sudesh Arora

66.

Kum Suman Jyoti

67.

Smt. Manju Kapoor

68.

Smt. Manjit Kaur

69.

D.D.Silswal (Deployed at CPV Div.)

70.

Smt. Manju Sachdeva

71.

Raj Kapoor

72.

Mukesh Verma

73.

Brij Mohan Singh

74.

Ramesh Chander

75.

Smt. Anita Bhatnagar

76.

Satish Kumar

77.

Javed Ahmed

78.

Smt. Sangeeta Verma

79.

Smt. Usha Saxena

80.

Onkar Nath

81.

T.K.Venugopalan

82.

Surinder Singh Rawat (Deployed at CPV Div.)

83.

A.M.Goswami

84.

Ghansham Dubey (Deployed at CPV Div.)

85.

Smt. Kalpana Singh

86.

Naved Mustajab

87.

Bhopal Dutt (Deployed at CPV Div.)

88.

Jai Kishan

89.

M.M.Mahapatra

90.

Suresh Chand

91.

Naresh Kumar

Hindi Translator

92.

Sunil Dutt

Stenographer

93.

Om Dutt Sharma

UDC's

94.

R.S.Dagar

95.

Veer Singh

96.

Rukam Singh Rawat

97.

Smt. Nandni

98.

Jimmy Simon

99.

Ramesh Singh

100.

Rajpal Udar

101.

Dhanesh Chander

102.

Govind Ram

103.

Mahesh Chander (Deployed at CPV Div.)

104.

Ajay Kumar (Deployed at CPV Div.)

105.

Rajesh Kumar

106.

Sunil Kumar

107.

Rajesh Meena

108.

Miss Mansi Gupta

LDC's

109.

Ram Chander (Deployed at CPV Div.)

110.

Smt. Annu Kalapna Kumari (Deployed at CPV Div.)

111.

Ritesh Chand

112.

Kum. Jyoti Kapoor

113.

Vijay Kumar

114.

Puran Chander

115.

Raj Kumar

116.

Ravi Kant

117.

Kum. Anju Gupta (Deployed at CPV Div.)

118.

Ved Prakash (Deployed at CPV Div.)

119.

Sh. Giriraj Sharma

120.

Amit Kumar

121.

Nand Kishore, Driver

Group "D"/OFFICE ASSISTANTS

122.

Ashok Kumar,R/Sorter

123.

Krishan Pal,R/Sorter

124.

S.M.Dubey,Daftry

125.

Mukesh Kumar,Daftry

126.

Gopal,Daftry

127.

Om Prakash,Daftry

128.

Ashok Kumar,Daftry

129.

Shiv Kumar,Daftry

130.

Sishpal Singh,Daftry (Deployed at CPV Div.)

131.

Nand Kishore,Daftry (Deployed at CPV Div.)

132.

Girdhari,Daftry (Deployed at CPV Div.)

133.

Ram Avadh Pandey,Office Assistant

134.

Satpal,Office Assistant

135.

Sunil Kumar Bhushan,Office Assistant

136.

Nihal Singh,Office Assistant

137.

Raj Kumar Guleria,Office Assistant

138.

Krishan Gopal,Office Assistant

139.

Birender Singh,Office Assistant

140.

Jeewan Singh,Office Assistant

141.

Sunil Kumar Phadke,Office Assistant

142.

Arun Kumar Singh,Office Assistant

143.

Laxman Singh,Office Assistant

144.

Smt. Bindra,Office Assistant

145.

Om Prakash,Office Assistant

146.

Shashi Gupta,Office Assistant

147.

Shyam,Office Assistant

148.

Dhananjay,Office Assistant (Deployed at CPV Div.)

149.

Rajender Singh Chouhan,Office Assistant

150.

Ashok Badoni,Office Assistant

151.

Dhan Singh,Office Assistant

152.

Vinay Kumar,Office Assistant

153.

Vishambhar Dutt,Office Assistant

154.

Tara Dutt,Office Assistant

155.

Bhawan Singh,Office Assistant

156.

Parveen Sharma,Office Assistant

157.

Harish Kumar Ghalot,Office Assistant

158.

Ajay Kumar,Office Assistant

159.

Hari Singh Pal,Office Assistant (Deployed at CPV Div.)

160.

Sushil Kumar Yadav,Office Assistant (Deployed at CPV Div.)

161.

Yogesh Sharma,Office Assistant

162.

Rohtash Kumar,Office Assistant

163.

Ravi,Office Assistant

164.

Pardeep,Office Assistant

165.

Ram Kishore Kalson,Office Assistant

166.

Gulzari Lal,Office Assistant (Deployed at CPV Div.)

167.

Avinash,Office Assistant

 

 

Details of monthly remuneration of officers and staff of Regional Passport Office, Delhi

 

Sl.No.

Cadre/Post

Pay scale

Grade Pay

1

Regional Passport Officer

PB-3.Rs.15600-39,100

Rs.7,600

2

Deputy Passport Officer

PB-3-Rs.15,600-39,100

6,600

3

Asst. Passport Officer

PB-3 Rs. 15,600-39,100

5,400

4.

Superintendent

 PB-2 Rs.9,300-34,800

4,600

5

Stenographer – Gr-II

PB-2 Rs.9300-34800

4,200

6

Assistant

 PB-2 Rs.9,300-34,800

4,200

7.

UDC

PB-1 Rs. 5,200-20,200

2,400

8

LDC

PB-1 Rs.5,200-20,200

1,900

9

Office Assistants

PB-1 Rs.5,200-20,200

1,800

 

 

 

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Budget allocated to each agency, indicating particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made

Article 4 (1) (b) (xi) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

Abstract of budget estimates 2010-2011  &  expenditure

Head

Approved BE

2010-11

Actual Expenditure

Updated till 30/06/2010

Salaries

 

 

Wages

 

 

OTA

 

 

Medical

 

 

DTE/TA

 

 

O.E.

 

 

IT

 

 

RRT

 

 

Minor Works

 

 

Total

 

 

 

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Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries

 

Article 4 (1) (b) (xii) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

The Regional Passport Office, Delhi does not have any subsidy programmes

 

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Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by the Regional Passport Office, Delhi

 

Article 4 (1) (b) (xiii) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

List of Travel Agents recognized for submission of filled passport application forms to the Regional Passport Office, Delhi ---

 

 

 

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Details in respect of the information , available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form

 

Article 4 (1) (b) (xiv) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

All information regarding issuance of passports and status thereof have been uploaded on website http://www.passport.gov

 

Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information

Article 4 (1) (b) (xv) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

Citizens can obtain information through the web-site of the office at http://passport.gov.in/delhi.html They could also consult the mea.gov.in and  the Ministry of External Affairs, online, at http://www.mealib.nic.in Apart form this citizens are provided passport issuance information through Enquiry Counters and also by telephone. Citizens can also visit the officers during office hours on all working days between 10.30 am to 1.00 pm. Some of the instructions are also displayed on the notice boards of the Passport Office.

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

 

Article 4 (1) (b) (xvi) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

Appellate Authority
Sh. Muktesh Kumar Pardeshi,
Joint Secretary (PSP) & Chief Passport Officer,
Room No. 8, Patiala House,
Ministry of External Affairs, Tilak Marg,
New Delhi -110001
Fax no +91-11-23782821
E-mail :
jscpo@mea.gov.in

Central Public Information Officer

Shri Anurag Bhushan, IFS, RPO
Hudco Trikoot-3
Bhikaji Cama Place

R.K.Puram
New Delhi - 110066
Fax - 011-26165870/26161783
E-mail: rpo.delhi@mea.gov.in



 

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

 

Article 4 (1) (b) (xvii) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

All such information as may be prescribed are updated every year on website.

 

 

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