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Curriculum Vitae of Dr. A.V.S. Ramesh Chandra



Date of Birth 

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22nd November, 1964

Educational qualification 

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Masters Degree in Veterinary Science majoring in Dairy Technology from Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University (APAU), Hyderabad. Gold Medalist.

Joined Indian Foreign Service

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August 1989


Positions held :


10 October 2016- Till date

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Ambassador of India to Romania [concurrently accredited as Ambassador of India to the Republic of Moldova and as Ambassador of India to the Republic of Albania]

6th April, 2014 -23 August 2016

:

High Commissioner of India to Uganda [Concurrently accredited as High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Rwanda and Ambassador of India to the Republic of Burundi]

October 2010 – February, 2014

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Minister/Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, Ankara

March 2009-October 2010

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Joint Secretary/Deputy Director General, Indian Council of World Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

September 2006-March 2009

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Counsellor(Information) /Minister (Political), Embassy of India, Moscow  

September 2003-August 2006

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Counsellor (Press/Information), High Commission of India, Islamabad

November 2002-August 2003

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Interim Consul General, Jalalabad, Afghanistan

August 2002-November 2002

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Deputy Secretary on deputation to the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), UN Secretariat, New York

July 1999-August 2002

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First Secretary, Permanent Mission of India, New York. India’s Delegate to the Finance and Budgetary Affairs Committee.

August 1998-July 1999

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Deputy Secretary (Foreign Service Personnel & Cadre), Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

December 1996-August 1998

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Under Secretary on deputation to Ministry of Defence, New Delhi

October 1993-November 1996

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Consul, Consulate General of India, St. Petersburg

September 1991-September 1993

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Second Secretary (Eco & Com), Embassy of India, Tashkent

December 1990-September 1991

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Third Secretary (Language Trainee), Embassy of India, Moscow

Family

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Married to Mrs. Kathyayini Chandra. Blessed with two daughters.



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