Secretary General


His Excellency Indra Mani Pandey, is a career diplomat of India. He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1990.


Before his current assignment, he served as Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations and Other International organizations in Geneva. He had earlier served as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs in-charge of Disarmament & International Security Affairs Division. During his 33 years long career as an Indian diplomat, Ambassador Pandey has served as Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman. Before his Ambassadorial assignment in Muscat, he served as Deputy Ambassador of India to France and Consul General of India at Guangzhou, China.


Ambassador Pandey had also served in various     diplomatic capacities at Indian Missions in Cairo (Egypt), Damascus (Syria), Islamabad (Pakistan), Kabul (Afghanistan) and Permanent Mission of India to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva (Switzerland). 


During his earlier stints at the Ministry of External Affairs of India in  New Delhi, Ambassador Pandey handled assignments in West Asia and North Africa Division; Consular, Passport and Visa Division; Counter Terrorism Cell; Americas Division; and Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Myanmar (BSM) Division.


During October 1998- June 99, Ambassador Pandey attended Foreign Service Programme at Oxford University, the U.K.  In 2009, he attended the 49th Annual Course on National Security and Strategy, conducted by National Defence College of India.


Ambassador Pandey is married to Mrs. Sushma Pandey and they have a daughter, Devangi.




Office of the Secretary General
Habiba Afrin (Ms.)
Private Secretary to the Secretary General
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