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Right to Informations

RTI ACT - 2005


(i)The particulars of its organization,
functions and duties;

Foreign Service Institute (FSI) was established in 1986 by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, primarily to cater to the professional training needs of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officers inducted via UPSC every year. Over the years, FSI diversified its activities to include Mid-Career Training Programmes at various levels, training programme for First Time Heads of Mission, training programme for Commercial Representatives posted in Indian Missions abroad, training programme for Defense Attaches posted to join our Embassies around the world, orientation courses for deputationists and members of other Civil Services, courses of relevance to non-Representational Grade officials of the Ministry as also courses for foreign diplomats as a way to build bridges of friendship and cooperation with countries around the world.Foreign Service Institute is headed by the Dean(FSI) FSI has the following sections:

  • OT and RG section
  • FT and NRG section
  • Administration and Establishment Section
  Each section is headed by a Joint Secretary (JS) rank officer.
(ii)The powers and duties of its officers and employees;Dean (FSI) has delegated financial powers upto Rs. 2,50,000/- only  
(iii)The procedure followed in the decision
making process, including channels
of supervision and accountability;
Officers of different sections initiate and take follow up action, with the help of staff posted under them in accordance with departmental instructions which prescribe the level of final disposal and channel of submission for each category of cases. Decisions are taken under the instruction and supervision of the Dean. Final decision making authority in the FSI is the Dean.
(iv)The norms set by it for the discharge of
its functions;
Norms are set under the instruction and supervision of the
(v)The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions;FSI 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.
(vi)A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control;Classified documents and Unclassified documents/files including  MoUs.  
(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


(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
There is no board, Council, permanent Committees at FSI
(ix)A directory of its officers and employees;A directory is given at Annexure-I.
(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 Annexure-II.
(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 Annexure-III.
(xii)The manner of execution of subsidy
programmes, including the amounts
allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes;
FSI does not have any subsidy programme.
(xiii)Particulars of recipients of concessions,
permits or authorizations granted by it;
No concessions/permits are granted by FSI.
(xiv)Details in respect of the information,
available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form; External website that opens in a new window
(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;Available at the website :  External website that opens in a new window. FSI has no reading room or library for public use.
(xvi)The names, designations and other
particulars of the Public Information Officers;
Central Public Information Officer (CPIO)

Ms. Soumya Nair
Deputy Secretary (FSI)
Room no. 001
Tel: +11-26170248

First Appellate Authority:

Mr. Rahul Shrivastava
Joint Secretary (FSI)
Room No.108
Telephone- 011 26181272
Fax- 26181238
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