Embassy of India Dakar (Accredited to Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Cabo Verde)

Contact Details

Ambassador G V Srinivas, CV. 1

Embassy Address. 1

Embassy officials / staff 1

Emergency contact numbers. 2

Commercial Representative. 2

Honorary Consuls. 2

The Gambia. 2

Guinea Bissau. 2

Cabo Verde. 2

Contact details of Officers for addressing applications under Right to Information Act, 2005. 2

INFORMATION ABOUT THE EMBASSY, REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 4(1)(B) OF THE RTI ACT, 2005. 2

Former Ambassadors. 4

 

Ambassador G V Srinivas, CV

Amb. G V Srinivas is a career diplomat, of 1993 batch of the Indian Foreign Service.
Before his current mission as Ambassador of India to Senegal, he handled various desks including Latin America and the Caribbean; Cyber Diplomacy, Eurasia, Central Europe, Diplomatic Training and Europe West.
He has been Consul General in Sao Paulo and has served in Indian Embassies in Islamabad, Budapest, Tokyo, Havana, Caracas and Mexico City. 
He speaks Hindi, Telugu, English and Spanish.
Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and a Master of Technology in Controls and Instrumentation.
He is married. Has one son.
For speeches / engagements of Ambassador, please click here

 

Embassy Contacts

Address: 5, Avenue Carde, BP 398, Dakar, Senegal

Tel No. (office hours viz 9:00 AM -5:30 PM GMT only):  +221778482050 (also WhatsApp) , +221-338 495 875

Emergency numbers: Please see here.

Fax: +221-338 223 585
Website: 
www.embassyofindiadakar.gov.in

Working Hours: 9:00 am. to 5.30 pm. (visit to the Embassy only based on appointment)

Mondays to Fridays (except public holidays)

 

Embassy officials / staff

Name

Designation

Charge

Official Email ID

Mobile No

Whatsapp No.

Mr. G V Srinivas

Ambassador

 

amb.dakar@mea.gov.in

+221 776 393 010

+221 776 393 010

Mr. Rakesh Vijay Kawra

First Secretary

Development Partnership, Culture

itec.dakar@mea.gov.in

+221 786 380 771

+91 98712 20330

Mr. Sandeep Sood

 Second Secretary / Commercial Representative

 Trade and Economic

 com.dakar@mea.gov.in

+221 775 295 092

 +221 778 161 178

Ms. Yashika Mehta

Second Secretary & HOC 

 Political

hoc.dakar@mea.gov.in 

+221 785 897 820

+91 78381 47528

Mr. Rajesh Khanna

Attache 

Consular & Visa 

 cons.dakar@mea.gov.in

+221 775 295 091

+221 775 295 091 

Mr. Bamadev Dash

Attache/PS 

 Establishment, Audit

estt.dakar@mea.gov.in 

+221 775 295 093 

 +91 63718 87281

Mr. Atul Madan

Attache

 Admin & Accounts

 accts.dakar@mea.gov.in

+221 774 312 775 

+221 774 312 775

Mr. Sanjeevi Kumar Malladi

 Teacher of Indian Culture

 Yoga & Culture

 yoga.dakar@mea.gov.in

+221 772 954 21

+91 96661 92444

Mr. Harender Singh Rawat

 IBSA

 

 

+221 784 655 017

+46 76 963 58 17

 

Emergency contact numbers

The two numbers in red above. Please first WhatsApp either voice / text. Call only if you do not get any response in time.

 

Commercial Representative

 

Mr Sandeep Sood (contacts above) is the Commercial Representative in the Embassy and is responsible for Economic and Commercial Cooperation between India and Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Cabo Verde. He facilitates contacts with various Indian Government Ministries/ Departments, provides information about trade and economic data, organizes business events such as seminars, buyer seller meets, workshops etc. The Commercial Representative works under the supervision of Ambassador of India, Senegal.

 

Honorary Consuls

 

The Gambia

Honorary Consul Mr. Ram Mohan

Mobile/Whatsapp: +220 3365771

Office Tel: +220 8600843

E-mail: honoraryconsul@comafrique.gm,  rammohangambia@gmail.com, Operations@comafrique.gm, bjl.hcgi@gmail.com

Address: C/o Comafrique Limited, Oyster Creek, Denton Bridge (Next to GGC factory), PO Box 2389 Serrekunda PO, Banjul, The Gambia

Website : www.comafrique.gm

 

Guinea Bissau

Honorary Consul Mr. Mohan Dodani

Tel: +245 6934190

E-mail: chirag35@hotmail.com

Address: Bairro Penha, Phase 1, Entrada Guine Telecom, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

 

Cabo Verde

Honorary Consul Ms. Helena Maria de Oliveira Delgado

E-mail: helenadelgado@sogei.cv

Address: Avenida Cidade Lisboa, Edificio Ŕguia R/C, Chă de AreiaCidade da Praia, Ilha de Santiago, Cape Verde, C. P. 263/C

Tel. (+238) 2626281 - Fax: (+238) 2622066

 

Contact details of Officers for addressing applications under Right to Information Act, 2005 

 

Central Public Information Officer
Shri Bamadev Dash
Attache
Address: Embassy of India,
5 Avenue Carde, BP 398
Dakar, Senegal
Tel.No.221-338 495 875 Ext 20 
Fax No.+221-338 223 585
E-mail: estt.dakar@mea.gov.in

 

Appellate Authority 
Ms. Yashika Mehta
Second Secretary
Address: Embassy of India,
5 Avenue Carde, BP 398
Dakar, Senegal
Tel.No.221-338 212 213 
Fax No.+221-338 223 585
E-mail: hoc.dakar@mea.gov.in

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE EMBASSY, REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 4(1)(B) OF THE RTI ACT, 2005

(i)

the particulars of its organization, functions and duties;

Embassy of India is headed by Ambassador and has following 03 Wings: (i) Administration Wing (iii) Consular Wing (iii) Commercial Wing

Each wing is headed by First Secretary/Second Secretary/Attache rank officer.

The functions of the Embassy inter alia, include political and economic cooperation, trade and investment promotion, cultural interaction, press and media liaison, and scientific cooperation in bilateral and multilateral contexts. The 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.

(ii)

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.

(iii)

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 in consultation with MEA when necessary.

(iv)

the norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

Norms are set under the instruction and supervision of the Ambassador in consultation with MEA when necessary.

(v)

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

IFS PLCA rules, 

Delegated Financial Powers of Government of India's Representatives abroad Rules,

Passport Act, Manuals on Office Procedures

Other Central Government Rules and manuals published by Central Government.

(vi)

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

Classified documents/files relating to India's external relations. 

Unclassified documents/files including joint statements, declarations, agreements and MoUs. Passport and consular services application forms

(vii)

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. 

(viii)

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;

Ambassador and his officers interacts regularly with representatives of think tanks, academic community and others.

(ix)

a directory of its officers and employees;

A directory is given here

(x)

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 Annex-I

(xi)

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 are given in the statement at Annex-II

(xii)

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

Embassy of India does not have any subsidy programme.

(xiii)

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

No concessions/permits are granted by the Embassy of India.

(xiv)

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 Embassy also makes available to interested individuals various CD's and DVD's containing information on India, its people and culture.

(xv)

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;

There are a library & Reading Room in the Chancery with limited facilities.    

 

 

(xvi)

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

Public Information officer:- 
Shri Bamadev Dash
Tele: 00221 338 495 875        
Fax : 00221 338 223 585
Email : estt.dakar@mea.gov.in

(xvii)

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.

ANNEXURE- I

MONTHLY REMUNERATION OF EMPLOYEES

Sl.no.

Name of Post

Sanctioned Strength

Pay Scale [Rs]

Grade Pay

1

Ambassador 
Grade III of IFS

1

144200-218200

10000

2

First Secretary

1

78800-209200

7600

3

Second Secretary

1

67700-208700

6600

4

Assistant/Attache

2

44900-177500

4600/4800/5400

5

PA/PS

2

44900-177500

4600/4800/5400

6

Security Assistant

1

21700-69100

2000

Note : Apart from basic pay, India-based officers/staff are paid Foreign Allowance, which is fixed by the Ministry of External Affairs from time to time.  

a] Approved Chancery Budget of the Embassy of India, Dakar for the year 2020-21

Heads

Rupees [in thousands]

Salaries

41000

Wages

30

Over time Allowance

250

Medical

2100

Travel Expenses [ Local Tour]

1500

Travel Expenses [ Others]

5200

Publicity

1400

Office Expenses

7000

Information Technology

500

Rents, Rates & Taxes

12132

Minor Works

295

Swatchhta Action Plan

130

Total

71537

[b] Approved Commercial Wing Budget of the Embassy of India, Dakar for the year 2020-21.

Heads

Rupees [in thousands]

Salaries

5800

Medical

150

Travel Expenses

1000

Office Expenses

300

Rents, Rates & Taxes

1000

Trade Promotion

100

Total

8350

 

Former Ambassadors

NAME

FROM

TO

Mr. N.V. Rajkumar

31.7.1961

2.6.1964

Mr. A.H. Safrani

25.6.1964

6.5.1967

Mr. G.J. Malik

22.7.1968

26.12.1970

Mr. H.K. Singh

7.1.1971

7.9.1973

Mr. S.H. Desai

28.2.1974

19.11.1977

Mr. Gajendra Singh

11.12.1978

15.4.1981

Mr. R.K. Anand

12.5.1982

6.11.1985

Mr. Prabhakar Menon

7.4.1986

7.7.1989

Mr. V.B. Soni

3.6.1990

25.2.1994

Mr. M.S. Malik

29.6.1994

30.11.1996

Mr. Jawahar Lal

31.3.1997

20.7.2001

Mr. Balkrishna Shetty

22.8.2001

29.7.2005

Ms. Parbati Sen Vyas

8.8.2005

16.8.2008

Mr. N. Parthasarathi

6.10.2008

17.9.2011

Mr. Partha Satpathy

8.2.2012

15.12.2015

Mr. Rajeev Kumar

January 2016

9 August 2019

 

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