List of Officers

Ambassador Rajiv K. Chander

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative

PR’s Office


Mr. Ravinder Kumar,

PPS to Ambassador/PR

Ambassador Puneet Agrawal

Deputy Permanent Representative 

Overall coordination and direction

DPR’s Office


Ms. Manjeet Nar

PPS to Ambassador/DPR

Mr. Shaibal Roy Chowdhury

Minister (TA) and Consul-General

Tel: +41 22 7384443


Indian Community Affairs

Promotion of Indian culture; liaising with educational institutions and students

Universal Postal Union

International Civil Defence Organisation 

International Parliamentary Union

Tel: +41 22 731 32 24

International Humanitarian Law

Treaty Bodies—except Committee on the Rights of the Child(CRC)

HRC Working Groups (except working groups on right to development, business and human rights)

World Meteorological Organisation

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Dr. Sadre Alam

First Secretary

Tel : +4122 9068687,


International Labour Organisation

World Health Organisation & UNAIDS and other health related matters.

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Issues relating to Refugees and Migrants (UNHCR,IOM and GFMD)

Mr. Basir Ahmed,

First Secretary

Tel: +41-789047938



Right to Information- Public Information Officer (PIO)

UN Economic Commission for Europe

International Telecommunication Union (including Internet Governance discussions in ITU and WSIS Forum)

Multilateral environment agreements /conventions

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Mr. Animesh Choudhury

First Secretary


Tel:+4122 731-8568


International Trade Centre

UNCTAD (including UNCSTD)

World Intellectual Property Organisation

Internet Governance Forum

Treaty Bodies: Committee on the Rights of the Child(CRC)

HRC Working Groups and Forums on: Right to Development, Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Peace, Working Group on Business and Human Rights, Forum on Minority Affairs, Forum on Business and Human Rights

South Centre 

Social Media and Digital Outreach

Ms. Mini Devi Kumam

First Secretary

Tel. :+4122 738-1508


United Nations Human Rights Council

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Multilateral political work

Mr. Vimarsh Aryan

First Secretary



Head of Chancery

Multilateral political work

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