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Embassy of India Dakar 

(Accredited to Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Cabo Verde)

 

Ambassador G V Srinivas, CV.. 1

Embassy Contacts. 1

Embassy officials / staff 1

Emergency contact numbers. 1

Emergency contact numbers for Indian women in distress. 1

Commercial Representative. 1

Honorary Consuls. 1

The Gambia. 1

Guinea Bissau. 1

Cabo Verde. 1

Holidays in Embassy of India, Dakar during 2022: 1

Information about Embassy as required under RTI Act 2005. 1

Contact details of Officers for addressing applications under Right to Information Act, 2005. 1

Under section 4(1) (B) of RTI Act 2005. 1

Monthly remuneration of Employees. 1

Approved Chancery Budget of the Embassy of India, Dakar for the year 2021-22. 1

Approved Commercial Wing Budget of the Embassy of India, Dakar for the year 2021-22. 1

Former Ambassadors. 1

Death of Indians abroad: Suo motu disclosure of information: 1

 

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.

 

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Embassy Contacts

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

Tel No. (office hours viz 9:00 AM -5:30 PM GMT only):  +221778 482 050 (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

SN

Name

Designation

Email

Mobile/WhatsApp

1

Mr. G V Srinivas

Ambassador

amb.dakar@mea.gov.in

 

2

Mr Naba Kumar Pal

First Secretary (Political, Media and Culture)

pol.dakar@mea.gov.in

+221 77 529 5091

3

Mr. Sandeep Sood

Head of Chancery and First Secretary Economic & Trade

com.dakar@mea.gov.in

 

4

Mr. Rakesh Vijay Kawra

First Secretary  (Education)

hoc.dakar@mea.gov.in

 

6

Mrs Rajinder Kaur

DDO & Attache (PS & Establishment)

estt.dakar@mea.gov.in

 

5

Mr. Vijay Kumar Saini

ASO (Consular Passport and Visa)-designate

cons.dakar@mea.gov.in

+221 775 295 091

7

Mr. Vijay Narayan Mishra

Accountant and ASO (Admn)

Accts.dakar@mea.gov.in

 

 

Emergency contact numbers

·       The number/s in red above is for emergency contact. Please ensure that:

o   you first send voice or text message by whatsapp giving full details of the emergency (routine queries must not be made over phone and only emailed at cons.dakar@mea.gov.in )

o   give sometime for receiving response,

o   call only in case you do not get response.

·       If the number in red above is not reachable, please contact Ambassador at his number (+221 776 393 010), ensuring

o   you first send voice or text message by whatsapp giving full details of the emergency (routine queries must not be made over phone and only emailed at cons.dakar@mea.gov.in )

o   give sometime for receiving response,

o   call only in case you do not get response.

 Emergency contact numbers for Indian women in distress

National Commission for Women has set  up a dedicated round the clock (24 x 7) Helpline number

+91-7827170170

 for women in distress since 24th July, 2021.

The website for the helpline is http://ncw.nic.in/helplines

The round-the-clock helpline provides online support to women affected by violence or mental stress through referral by linking them with appropriate authorities such as police, health services, District Legal Service Authority. National Commission for Women also provides counselling services and information about women related programmes across the country through a single uniform number.

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.comOperations@comafrique.gmbjl.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 Areia – Cidade da Praia, Ilha de Santiago, Cape Verde, C. P. 263/C

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

Holidays in Embassy of India, Dakar during 2022:

The following holidays would be observed in Embassy of India, Dakar, during the year 2022: 

S. No.

Date

Day

Holiday

 

1

14.01.2022

Friday

Makar/Sankranti/Magha Bihu/Pongal

2

26.01.2022

Wednesday

Republic Day

3

01.03.2022

Tuesday

Maha Shivratri

4

18.03.2022

Friday

Holi

5

04.04.2022

Monday

Independence Day (Senegal)

 

14.04.2022

Thursday

Ambedkar Jayanti

6

15.04.2022

Friday

Good Friday

7

18.04.2022

Monday

Easter

8

02.05.2022

Monday

Id-ul-Fitr

9

21.07.2022

Thursday

Eid al-Adha (Tabaski)

10

08.08.2022

Monday

Muharram

11

15.08.2022

Monday

Independence Day

12

02.10.2022

Sunday

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

13

05.10.2022

Wednesday

Dussehra

14

08.10.2022

Saturday

Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad

15

24.10.2022

Monday

Diwali (Deepavali)

16

08.11.2022

Tuesday

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

17

25.12.2022

Sunday

Christmas Day

 ** Islamic holidays are subject to change according to the local sighting of the new moon.

Information about Embassy as required under RTI Act 2005

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

Central Public Information Officer
Mrs. Rajinder Kaur    

Attache (PS)
Address: Embassy of India,
5 Avenue Carde, BP 398
Dakar, Senegal
Email: estt.dakar@mea.gov.in

 

Appellate Authority 
Shri Sandeep Sood
First Secretary
Address: Embassy of India,
5 Avenue Carde, BP 398
Dakar, Senegal
E-mail: com.dakar@mea.gov.in

 

Under section 4(1) (B) of 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;

(as above the present table)

(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.

Monthly remuneration of Employees

Sl.no.

Name of Post

Sanctioned Strength

Pay Scale [Rs]

Grade Pay

1

Ambassador 
Grade II 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.  

 

Approved Chancery Budget of the Embassy of India, Dakar for the year 2021-22

Heads

Rupees [in thousands]

Salaries

45000

Wages

15

Over time Allowance

200

Medical

2000

Travel Expenses [ Local Tour]

1275

Travel Expenses [ Others]

3713

Publicity

1800

Office Expenses

5600

Information Technology

600

Rents, Rates & Taxes

15400

Minor Works

250

Swatchhta Action Plan

150

Total

76003

Approved Commercial Wing Budget of the Embassy of India, Dakar for the year 2021-22.

Heads

Rupees [in thousands]

Salaries

6500

Medical

200

Travel Expenses

750

Office Expenses

300

Rents, Rates & Taxes

1000

Trade Promotion

100

Total

8850

 

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

14.01.2016

09.08.2019

 

Death of Indians abroad: Suo motu disclosure of information:

Year

Total

Accident

Natural death

Suicide

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

2019

05

00

01

00

04

00

00

00

2020

04

00

00

00

04

00

00

00

2021(Till August 2021)

03

00

01

00

02

00

00

00