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,

PPS to Amb/PR

Ambassador Virander Paul

Deputy Permanent Representative 

Overall coordination and direction

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

Universal Postal Union

International Civil Defence Organisation 

Commerce & Economic Work (Bilateral)

Dr. A. Sudhakara Reddy

Counsellor (Legal)

Tel: +41 22 731 32 24

International Humanitarian Law

Treaty Bodies---all except Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights(CESCR); Committee on the Rights of the Child(CRC)

HRC Working Groups (all except working groups on right to development, business and human rights and Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Peace) specifically assigned Human Right Resolutions

World Meteorological Organisation

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Dr. Sadre Alam,

First Secretary (SA)

Tel : +4122 9068687,


International Trade Centre


International Labour Organisation

World Health Organisation & UNAIDS and other health related matters.

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

International Office for Migration & GFMD


UN Economic Commission for Europe

Right to Information- Public Information Officer (PIO)

Dr. Bashir Ahmed,

First Secretary (BA)

Tel: +41789047938


Multilateral environment agreements /conventions Ramsar Convention; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of  Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES);Basel Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions; UN Convention on Biodiversity, Montreal Protocol, Convention on Climate Change (UN- FCCC)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Telecommunication Union

International Parliamentary Union

Mr. Animesh Choudhury

First Secretary (AC) & Head of Chancery

Tel:+4122 731-8568


For Chancery:

Head of Chancery

World Intellectual Property Organisation

UN Commission on Science and Technology (UNCSTD)

WSIS and Internet Governance related issues

Treaty Bodies: Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights(CESCR); Committee on the Rights of the Child(CRC)

HRC Working Groups 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 (MK)

Tel. :+4122 738-1508


United Nations Human Rights Council

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Multilateral political work












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