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High Commission of India Maputo

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

High Commission of India, Maputo carries out diplomatic, commercial, consular and other functions in Mozambique on behalf of Government of India. The High Commission 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 High Commission inter alia include political and economic cooperation, trade and investment promotion, cultural interaction, press and media liaison, and consular operations including PIOs/NRIs, etc. The High Commission is headed by High Commissioner of India and has different wings such as political, commerce, consular, administration, culture etc.
Each Wing is headed by a Second Secretary rank officer.

(ii) The powers and duties of its officers and

As mentioned in Para (v) below

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

Decisions are taken under the supervision of the High Commissioner and various Ministries of Government of India.

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

As per the rules and norms of Government of India.

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

  1. IFS (PLCA) rules
  2. Delegated Financial Powers of Government of India's Representatives abroad Rules
  3. Passports Act
  4. Manuals on Office Procedures
  5. General Financial Rules,
  6. CCS (Leave) Rules
  7. CCS (LTC) Rules
  8. CCS (Conduct) Rules and others

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

Documents/files relating to India's relations with Mozambique on political, commercial, consular, administrative, cultural and other matters.

(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

High Commission of India functions within the norms of India's foreign policy formulated by the Ministry of External Affairs. Policy is implemented by the High Commission under the guidance and supervision of the High Commissioner.

(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

Not Applicable

minutes of such meetings are accessible for


(ix) A directory of its officers
and employees;


(x) The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its

Salary of the officials are in Pay Level 14, 11, 10, 7, 4 & 3 as per 7th Pay

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

As per the budget allocated by Ministry of External Affairs on year to year basis.

Budget utilization during Financial Year 2021-21:

Budget allocation during FY 2020-21
(Rs. in thousands only)


Expenditure during FY 2020-21
(Rs. in thousands only) 


(xii) The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such

Not Applicable

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

Not Applicable

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

High Commission of India's website has the required information.

(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;

The High Commission is open from 09:00 am to 05:30 pm from Monday to Friday. The holidays observed by the High Commission are available on the website.

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

Central Public Information Officer (PIO) : Shri Anil Sharma Second Secretary (PPS) to HC and Central Public Information Officer (CPIO)
e-mail: hcoffice.maputo@mea.gov.in

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

The High Commission of India’s website https://www.hcimaputo.gov.in has information which is updated on a regular basis.


As on 28.07.2020

High Commission of India Maputo
Chancery : Av. Kenneth Kaunda No.167, P.O. Box No.4751,Maputo

Telephone Number : PABX: + 258-21492437, 21490717 and 823017370

Fax No. : 00-258-21492364

Telegraphic Address : HICOMIND MAPUTO

E-mail Addresses : hc.maputo@mea.gov.in, hoc.maputo@mea.gov.in,
cons.maputo@mea.gov.in, adm.maputo@mea.gov.in

Website : http://www.hcimaputo.gov.in/

Office Hours : 0900 to 1730 (Monday to Friday)

Time difference with India : IST (-) 3.30 Hrs.

SN Name and Designation Telephone No. and Email address
1 Shri Ankan Banerjee
High Commissioner
2 Shri Rameshwar Bhakta
First Secretary, Head of Chancery (HOC), Culture and First Appellate Authority (FAA)
3 Shri Sunil Kumar Sharma
Second Secretary (Pol & Com)

For trade and commerce related queries
4 Shri Anil Sharma 
Second Secretary (PPS) to HC and Central Public Information Officer (CPIO)
5 Shri Suresh Babu
Second Secretary (Consular)
+258-870087401 (for emergency only)
6 Shri Ranjeet Kumar
Attache (Admin & DDO)
7 Shri Balagopalan K.Nair
Attache (PS) to HC