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Officer Post and Contact Details Area of Work
Ambassador Dilip Sinha Permanent Representative of India to the UN

Tel: +41-22-731 28 54
Fax: +41-22-906 86 96
Mr. B.N. Reddy   Deputy Permanent Representative

Tel: 022- 738 46 30
  • Coordination of all work related to human rights, humanitarian affairs, humanitarian law, economic work and environmental issues, all specialized agencies
  • Administration
  • Chief Vigilance and Security Officer of the Mission
  • RTI-Appellate Authority

Officer Post and Contact Details Area of Work

Mr. Rajiv Sinha


Minister (TA) and Consul-General
Tel: 022- 906 86 86

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

Mrs. Gloria Gangte

Counsellor (Political)
Tel: 022- 738 15 08

- General 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)

Mr. Anil Rai


- Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA
- International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)
- International Organization for Migration (IOM)
- Post-2015 Development Agenda, Sustainable Development (SD)
- Human Rights Council – relating to humanitarian affairs and SD

Dr. Rajesh Ranjan

Counsellor (Specialized Agencies) & Head of Chancery
Tel: +41 22 732 9682



-UN Compensation Commission (UNCC)

-Environmental work:

-Climate Change, IPCC, World Water Forum

- Multilateral environment agreements / conventions including

(i) Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

(ii) Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

(iii) Montreal Protocol on substances depleting the ozone layer

(iv) UN Framework Convention on Climate Change(UN-FCCC) & Kyoto Protocol

(v) UN Convention on Biodiversity

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


Mrs. Uma Sekhar

Counsellor (Legal)

Tel: 022 - 731 32 24

- International Humanitarian Law
- 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


Mrs. Alpana Dubey

First Secretary (Economic)
Tel:  +41-22-731 8658


- WSIS & Internet Governance-related issues, including discussions on this topic in the ITU
- South Centre
- G-15
- General economic work

Dr. Vishnuvardhan Reddy


- Human Rights Council (HRC)
- World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Mr. Ashok Bhatt


Seccond Secretary (PPS)
Tel: +41 22 9068686, Extn 207

PPS,Website management

Mr. Pushpendra Duchania





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