List of Officers


Permanent Mission of India to UN 

Ambassador Rajiv K. Chander

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative

PR’s Office


Mr. P.K. Prakash

Counsellor (PSO) to Ambassador/PR

Mr. Ravinder Kumar,

PS to Amb/PR

Ambassador Virander Paul

Deputy Permanent Representative 

DPR’s Office

Mr. Swapan Kumar Masid

PS to Ambassador/DPR

Mr. Shaibal Roy Chowdhury

Minister (TA) and Consul-General

Tel: +41 22 7384443


·         All Consular matters

·         Indian Community Affairs

·         Promotion of Indian culture; liaising with educational institutions and students

·         International Telecommunication Union

·         International Parliamentary Union

·         Universal Postal Union

·         International Civil Defence Organisation 

Dr. A. Sudhakara Reddy

Counsellor (Legal)

Tel: +41 22 731 32 24

International Humanitarian Law

Treaty Bodies

HRC Working Groups and specifically assigned Human Right Resolutions

World Meteorological Organisation

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Dr. Sumit Seth

Counsellor (SS) & Head of Chancery

Tel: +41-22-732 9682


&forChancery related

Head of Chancery           

·         Multilateral political work

·         Oversight of work relating to Human Rights

·         World Health Organisation & UNAIDS

·         World Intellectual Property Organisation

·         WSIS & Internet Governance-related issues(including in International Telecommunication Union)

·         South Centre 

Dr.Sadre Alam

First Secretary (SA)

Tel : +4122 9068687,



·         Multilateral Economic Work

·         United Nations Conference on Trade and Development including The Commission on Science & Technology for Development

·         International Trade Centre

·         International Labour Organisation

·        United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

·         United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

·         International Office for Migration

·         United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

·         Global Forum on Migration and Development

·         UN Economic Commission for Europe

·         Right to Information- Public Information Officer (PIO)

 Mr. Animesh Choudhury

Second Secretary (AC)

Tel:+4122 731-8568

Email: & 

World Health Organisation & UNAIDS

World Intellectual Property Organisation

Social Media and Digital Outreach

Multilateral environment agreements / conventions including Ramsar Convention;

-  Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of  Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

-  Montreal Protocol

-  Convention on Climate Change (UN- FCCC)

-  UN Convention on Biodiversity

-  Chemicals and Hazardous Waste – Three Conventions   [Basel (1989), Rotterdam (1998) and Stockholm (2001)]

Ms. Mini Devi Kumam

Second Secretary (MK)

Tel. :+4122 738-1508


Multilateral political work

United Nations Human Rights Council

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights













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