List of Officers

India

Permanent Mission of India to UN 

Officer

Post and Contact Details

Area of Work

H.E. Mr. Rajiv Kumar Chander

Ambassador and Permanent Representative 

Tel: +4122 7312854

Fax: 4122 9068696       
E-mail: pr.genevapmi@mea.gov.in

 

Dr.Virander Kumar Paul

Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative 

Tel: +41 22 738 46 30

E-mail: dpr.genevapmi@mea.gov.in

Coordination of all work related to human rights, humanitarian affairs, humanitarian law, economic work and environmental issues, all specialized UN agencies

Administration

Chief Vigilance and Security Officer of the Mission

RTI-Appellate Authority

Rajiv Sinha

Minister (TA) and Consul-General

Tel: +41 22 7384443

E-mail: cg.geneva@mea.gov.in

  • - Consular matters, including aspects relating to Outsourcing
  • - Information, Culture and Commercial work (Geneva Canton)
  • - Inter-Parliamentary Union
  • - Universal Postal Union
  • - International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO)
  • - International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Mr. Anil Kumar Rai

Counsellor (Humanitarian Affairs)

+41 22 7329682

+41 22 9068686, Extn 203

Email: ha.genevapmi@mea.gov.in

  • Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  • International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)
  • Global Forum for Migration and Development (GFMD)
  • World Humanitarian Summit (WHS)
  • Sustainable Development
  • Human Rights Council - relating to humanitarian affairs
  • Environmental work: Climate Change, IPCC, World Water Forum
  • Multilateral environment agreements / conventions including
  • Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)
  • Montreal Protocol on substances depleting the ozone layer
  • UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN-FCCC) & Kyoto Protocol
  • UN Convention on Biodiversity
  • Chemicals and Hazardous Waste - Three Conventions [Basel (1989), Rotterdam (1998) and Stockholm (2001)]

Mr. AlokRanjanJha

Counsellor (Political)

Tel: +41 22 738 15 08

E-mail:ar.jha@mea.gov.in

  • - Multilateral  political work
  • - Work relating to Human Rights – HRC, OHCHR
  • - UPR, Special Procedures and mechanisms, Advisory Committee
  • - Assistance to Indian experts on Treaty bodies and other bodies,
  • - Right to Development
  • - Press and media
  • - RTI- Public Information Officer (PIO)

Dr. A. Sudhakara Reddy

Counsellor (Legal)

Tel: +41 22 731 32 24

E-mail: legal.genevapmi@mea.gov.in

  • - International Humanitarian Law
  • - ICRC, IFRC and RCS
  • - Treaty bodies & India’s Reports to Treaty Bodies
  • - Human Rights Council (HRC)-related legal subjects
  • - Legal advice on matters referred by other Wings and/or divisions in the Mission

Dr.Sumit Seth

First Secretary (SS) & Head of Chancery

Tel: +41-22-731 8568

Email: s.seth05@mea.gov.in;

eco.genevapmi@mea.gov.in;

hoc.genevapmi@mea.gov.in

  • - World Health Organization & UNAIDS
  • - World Intellectual Property Organization
  • UN Commission on Science & Technology
  • - World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) & Internet Governance-related issues, including discussions on this topic in the ITU
  • - South Centre
  • - G-15
  • - Social Media & Digital Outreach
  • - All Chancery related matters as Head of Chancery

Mr. P.K. Prakash

First Secretary to PR(UN)

Tel: +4122 7312854

Fax: 4122 9068696

  • Ambassador's Office
  • eSamikSha
  • Website management

Dr.Sadre Alam

First Secretary (Specialised Agencies & Human Rights)

Tel : +4122 9068687,

Email: fssa.pmigeneva@mea.gov.in;

  • - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD),
  • - International Trade Centre
  • Multilateral Economic Work
  • - Human Rights Council (HRC)
  • - World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • - ILO
  • - UN Compensation Commission (UNCC)

Mr. Pushpendra Duchania

Second Secretary

Tel : +41 22 9068686, Extn. 213

PPS

 

 
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