High commissioners represent India's diplomatic missions in member states of the Commonwealth of Nations and ambassadors represent diplomatic missions in other states. The head of a diplomatic mission to an international organization is called a permanent representative.

Current ambassadors and high commissioners

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Ambassadors and high commissioners

Host country List Ambassador/High Commissioner Took office Websites Refs
 Afghanistan Rudendra Tandon 2022 June EOI, Kabul
 Algeria List Gaurav Ahluwalia 2020 August EOI, Algiers
 Angola List Vidhu P Nair 2024 February EOI, Angola
 Argentina
Accredited to:
Dinesh Bhatia 2019 August EOI, Buenos Aires
 Armenia Nilakshi Saha Sinha 2023 March EOI, Yerevan
 Australia
Accredited to:
Gopal Baglay 2024 January HCI, Canberra
 Austria Shambu S Kumaran 2024 February EOI, Vienna
 Azerbaijan Sridharan Madhusudan 2023 May EOI, Baku
 Bahrain Vinod K Jacob 2023 August EOI, Bahrain
 Bangladesh List Pranay Verma 2022 September HCI, Dhaka
 Belarus Alok Ranjan Jha 2021 May EOI, Minsk [1]
 Belgium Saurabh Kumar 2023 November EOI, Brussels
 Bhutan List Sudhakar Dalela 2019 April EOI, Thimpu
 Botswana Bharath Kumar Kuthati 2023 July HCI, Gaborone
 Brazil Suresh Reddy 2020 September EOI, Brasilia
 Brunei Darussalam Alok Amitabh Dimri 2022 March HCI, Brunei
 Bulgaria Sanjay Rana 2021 February EOI, Sofia
 Burkina Faso Bhaskar Bhatt 2023 September EOI, Ouagadougou
 Cambodia Devyani Khobragade 2020 September EOI, Phonm Penh
 Cameroon VACANT (C'dA - Manoj Kumar Sinha) HCI, Yaounde
 Canada Sanjay Kumar Verma 2022 June HCI, Ottawa
 Chile Abhilasha Joshi 2024 March EOI, Santiago
 China List Pradeep Kumar Rawat 2019 January EOI, Beijing
 Colombia Vanlalhuma 2022 November EOI, Bogota
 DR Congo
Accredited to:
VACANT EOI, Kinshasa
 Congo, Republic of Madan Lal Raigar 2023 October EOI, Brazzavile
 Cote D'Ivoire
Accredited to:
Rajesh Ranjan 2023 January EOI, Abidjaan
 Croatia Rajkumar Shrivastava 2020 June EOI, Zagreb
 Cuba T. Armstrong Changsan 2024 March EOI, Havana
 Cyprus Madhumita Hazarika Bhagat 2019 November HCI, Nicosia
 Czech Republic Hemant H. Kotalwar 2020 September EOI, Prague
 Denmark Manish Prabhat 2024 April EOI, Copenhegen
 Djibouti Ramachandran Chandramouli 2021 June EOI, Djibouti
 Egypt Ajit Vinayak Gupte 2021February EOI, Cairo
 Equatorial Guinea VACANT EOI, Malabo
 Eswatini N Ram Prasad 2023 August HCI, Mbabane
 Eritrea Prakash Chand 2023 January HCI, Asmara
 Ethiopia[a] Anil Kumar Rai 2024 February EOI, Addis Ababa
 Fiji
Accredited to:
P. S. Karthigeyan 2021 July HCI, Suva
 Finland Raveesh Kumar 2020 July EOI, Helsinki
 France
Accredited to:
List Jawed Ashraf 2020 July EOI, Paris [2]
 Germany List Parvathaneni Harish 2021 November EOI, Berlin [3]
 Ghana Manish Gupta 2023 July HCI, Accra
 Greece List Rudrendra Tandon 2019 October EOI, Athens
 Guatemala
Accredited to:
Manoj Kumar Mohapatra 2021 December EOI, Guatemala
 Guinea Avtar Singh 2023 January EOI, Conakry
 Guyana Amit Telang 2023 September HCI, Georgetown
 Hungary
Accredited to:
Partha Sathpathy 2021 November EOI, Budapest
 Iceland B. Shyam 2021 July EOI, Reykjavik [4]
 Indonesia Sandeep Chakravorty 2023 August EOI, Jakarta
 Iran Rudra Gaurav Shreshth 2023 May EOI, Tehran
 Iraq Prashant Pise 2021 August EOI, Baghdad
 Ireland Akhilesh Mishra 2021 August EOI, Dublin
 Israel List Sanjeev Singla 2019 October EOI, Tel Aviv
 Italy Vani Rao 2024 April EOI, Rome
 Jamaica R. Masakui 2020 September HCI, Kingston
 Japan Sibi George 2022 September EOI, Tokyo
 Jordan Anwar Haleem 2019 August EOI, Amman
 Kazakhstan Nagendra Prasad 2023 June EOI, Astana
 Kenya List Namgya C. Khampa 2023 July HCI, Nairobi
 North Korea VACANT
 Korea Amit Kumar 2022 September EOI, Seoul
 Kuwait Adarsh Swaika 2022 October EOI, Kuwait
 Kyrgyzstan A. K. Chatterjee 2022 August EOI, Bishkek
 Lebanon Md. Noor Rahman Sheikh 2023 June EOI, Beirut
 Liberia VACANT EOI, Monrovia
 Libya VACANT
 Madagascar List B Wilson Babu 2022 November EOI, Antanarivo
 Malawi S. Gopalakrishnan 2021 January HCI, Lilongwe
 Malaysia B. Nagabhushana Reddy 2021 August HCI, Kuala Lumpur
 Maldives Munu Mahawar 2021 October HCI, Male
 Mali Anjani Kumar 2019 November EOI, Bamako
 Malta Gloria Gangte 2021 February HCI, Malta
 Mauritius K. Nandini Singla 2020 October HCI, Port Louis
 Mexico Pankaj Sharma 2022 February EOI, Mexico City
 Mongolia Atul Malhari Gotsurve 2024 March EOI, Ulaanbaatar
 Morocco Rajesh Vaishnaw 2021 March EOI, Rabat
 Mozambique Robert Shetkintong 2023 November HCI, Maputo
 Myanmar Abhay Thakur 2024 April EOI, Yangon
 Namibia M Subbarayudu 2023 March HCI, Windhoek
   Nepal Naveen Srivastava 2022 May EOI, Kathmandu
 Netherlands Mrs. Reenat Sandhu 2022 February EOI, Hague
 New Zealand
Accredited to:
Neeta Bhushan 2022 September HCI, Wellington
 Niger VACANT EOI, Niamey
 Nigeria[b]
Accredited to:
G Balasubramaniam 2019 March HCI, Abuja
 Norway Acquino Vimal 2023 May EOI, Oslo
 Oman Amit Narang 2021 October EOI, Muscat
 Pakistan List VACANT HCI, Islamabad
 Papua New Guinea
Accredited to:
Inbasekar Sundaramurthy 2021 June HCI, Port Moresby
 Paraguay Yogeshwar Sangwan 2022 February EOI, Asuncion
 Peru Vishwas Vidu Sapkal 2023 June EOI, Lima
 Philippines VACANT EOI, Manila
 Poland Nagma Mohammad Mallick 2021 July EOI, Warsaw
 Portugal Manish Chauhan 2021 January EOI, Lisbon
 Qatar Vipul 2023 August EOI, Doha
 Romania List Rahul Shrivastava 2020 July EOI, Bucharest [5]
 Russia List Vinay Kumar 2024 March EOI, Moscow
 Saudi Arabia Suhel Ajaz Khan[6] 2023 January EOI, Riyadh
 Senegal Dinkar Asthana 2022 August EOI, Dakar
 Serbia Shubhdarshini Tripathi 2023 September EOI, Belgrade
 Seychelles Kartik Pande 2022 November HCI, Victoria-Mahe
 Singapore Shilpak Ambule 2023 June HCI, Singapore
 Slovak Republic Apoorva Srivastava 2022 October EOI, Bratislava
 Slovenia Namrata S Kumar 2020 August EOI, Ljubljana
 South Africa
Accredited to:
Prabhat Kumar 2023 August HCI, Pretoria
 Sri Lanka Santosh Jha 2023 December HCI, Colombo
 Sudan VACANT EOI, Khartoum
 Suriname Shankar Balachandran 2021 August EOI, Paramaribo
 Sweden
Accredited To:
Tanmaya Lal 2020 December EOI, Stockholm
  Switzerland
Accredited To:
List Mridul Kumar 2023 June EOI, Berne
 Tajikistan Rajesh Uike 2024 March EOI, Dushanbe
 Tanzania List VACANT HCI, Dar Es Salaam
 Thailand Nagesh Singh 2022 August EOI, Bangkok
 Trinidad and Tobago Pradeep Rajpurohit 2023 October HCI, Port of Spain
 Tunisia N. J. Gangte 2021 August EOI, Tunis
 Turkey Virander Paul 2022 July EOI, Ankara
 Turkmenistan Madhumita Hazarika Bhagat 2024 January EOI, Ashgabat
 Ukraine Harsh Kumar Jain 2022 April EOI, Kyiv
 United Arab Emirates List Sunjay Sudhir 2021 November EOI, Abu Dhabi
 United Kingdom List Vikram Doraiswami 2022 September HCI, London
 United States List VACANT (Cd'A - Sripriya Ranganathan) EOI, Washington, D.C.
 Uzbekistan Manish Prabhat[7] 2020 August EOI, Tashkent
 Venezuela Ashok Babu 2023 November EOI, Caracas
 Vietnam Sandeep Arya 2022 October EOI, Hanoi
 Yemen VACANT EOI, Sana'a
 Zambia Ashok Kumar 2021 June HCI, Lusaka
 Zimbabwe Vijay Khanduja 2020 November EOI, Harare

Honorary consuls

Host country High Commissioner / Ambassador Refs
 Albania
 Moldova
concurrently accredited Romania with the headquarters in Bucharest.
 Antigua & Barbuda Amit Telang
 Aruba
 Barbados
 Belize Shamim Aktar
 Benin
 Bolivia T. N. Mayyas
 Central African Republic Concurrently accredited by Ambassador to DR Congo
 Chad Abhay Thakur [8]
 Comoros Abhay Kumar 28 May 2019 [c]
 Costa Rica Upendra Singh Rawat 3 December 2019 [d]
 Dominican Republic
 Estonia Radha Venkataraman 17 May 2019
 Ecuador Sanjiv Ranjan[e] 2 September 2019
 El Salvador
 Gabon Nina Tshering La [f][9]
 Gambia G. V. Srinivas 24 October 2019 [g]
 Georgia Kishan Dan Dewal[h] 11 October 2019
 Guinea (with  Cape Verde) G. V. Srinivas 23 September 2019 [i]
 Haiti
 Honduras
 Liberia Y. K. Sailas Thangal
 Lithuania
 Luxembourg
 Mauritania
 Montenegro Jaideep Mazumdar [10]
 Netherlands Antilles
 Nicaragua (with  Panama) Upendra Singh Rawat 18 October 2019 [j]
 North Macedonia
 Réunion
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Amit Telang
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Junior Bacchus
 Saint Lucia
 Sierra Leone
 Togo M. S. Padmaja 13 November 2019

Permanent representatives to international organizations

Host organization Location Permanent Representatives and Deputy Representatives Took office Ref.
Conference on Disarmament Geneva Shamim Aktar 11 November 2018 [11]
 Caribbean Community Georgetown, Guyana Amit Telang December 2023
 European Union[EU] Brussels Santosh Jha 17 July 2020 [12]
 United Nations New York City Ruchira Kamboj (Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations) 1 July 2022 [13]
Geneva Indramani Pandey October 2020 [14][15]
 UNESCO Paris Vishal V. Sharma October 2020 [16]
 World Trade Organisation Geneva Brajendra Navneet 29 June, 2021 [17]
 ASEAN Jakarta Jayant N. Khobragade 20 January 2021 [18]
 African Union[AU] Addis Ababa Robert Shetkintong March 2020
 IAEA Vienna Malina Paul Jan 2022

Notes

  1. ^ Indian ambassador to Ethiopia also serves as the permanent representative of India to  African Union
  2. ^ Along with Chad
  3. ^ additional charge with Madagascar
  4. ^ additional charge with Nicaragua and Panama
  5. ^ additional charge with Colombia
  6. ^ additional charge along with Democratic Republic of the Congo
  7. ^ additional charge with Guinea and Cape Verde
  8. ^ additional charge with Armenia
  9. ^ additional charge on 22 October 2019
  10. ^ additional charge of Panama since 19 July 2019

See also

References

  1. ^ "Shri Alok Ranjan Jha appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Belarus". mea.gov.in. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  2. ^ "Jawed Ashraf set to be the next envoy to France". Hindustan Times. 14 January 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Shri Harish Parvathaneni appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Federal Republic of Germany". www.mea.gov.in. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  4. ^ "Shri B. Shyam appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Iceland". mea.gov.in. Retrieved 12 June 2021.
  5. ^ "Shri Rahul Shrivastava appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Romania". www.mea.gov.in. 5 June 2020. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
  6. ^ ANI (2023-01-17). "Suhel Ajaz Khan assumes charge as new Indian envoy to Saudi Arabia". ThePrint. Retrieved 2023-01-30.
  7. ^ "Santosh Jha appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Uzbekistan". 10 August 2020. Retrieved 17 August 2010.
  8. ^ "Mr.Takur designated additional charge". ani. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Mr.La given the additional changes". ani. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Shri Jaideep Mazumdar has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to Montenegro". www.mea.gov.in. Retrieved 2020-07-28.
  11. ^ "Ambassador/PR : Ambassador Amandeep Gill". meaindia.nic.in. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  12. ^ "Shri Santosh Jha appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Belgium". www.mea.gov.in. 15 June 2020. Retrieved 23 September 2021.
  13. ^ "Ruchira Kamboj appointed as India's Permanent Representative to United Nations". ThePrint. 21 June 2022. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  14. ^ "Welcome to Permanent Mission of India in Geneva". www.pmindiaun.org. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  15. ^ Geneva, United Nations Office of. "Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva". www.unog.ch. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  16. ^ "Shri Vishal V. Sharma has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO, Paris". mea.gov.in. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  17. ^ "Welcome to Permanent Mission of India in Geneva". www.pmindiaun.org. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  18. ^ "Jayant Khobragade named Indias next envoy to ASEAN secretariat". Hindustan Times. 21 January 2021. Retrieved 2 February 2021.