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Sandeep Chakravorty,a member of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) since 1996, has served in India’s Missions in several countries. Prior to becoming Consul General of India in New York in August, 2017, he was the Ambassador of India to Peru and Bolivia. Earlier he had been India’s Deputy Chief of Mission in Bangladesh. He has also served in Indian Embassies in Madrid and Bogota. In India’s Ministry of External Affairs he has held several positions including Press Relations Officer, Staff Officer to Minister and worked on desks dealing with Central Asia, East Asia and China.

Before joining the Government,Mr. Chakravorty worked with civil society organizations dealing with natural resources and environmental issues.

He has a Master’s degree in Advanced Studies in International Security from Geneva University, a Master’s degree in Sociology besides a Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management. He graduated in Physics from Delhi University.

He speaks Hindi, Bangla and Spanish fluently. In his spare time he reads up on International Relations and the Environment and enjoys visiting historical sites. He is married and is father of twin daughters.




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