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H.E. Shri Sanjiv Ranjan
Ambassador of India to Colombia and Ecuador

Born in 1966, Sanjiv Ranjan has done his B.A. (Hon.) Economics from Delhi University and M.A. in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.   He completed his ISC from St. Michaels School in Patna in 1985. 

He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1993. He is fluent in English, Hindi and Spanish. 

Between 1995 and 2009, he held diplomatic positions in Indian Embassies in Madrid, Lima and the Permanent Mission of India, New York interspersed with tenures at the Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India.

He served as Deputy High Commissioner of India to Mauritius from 2006 to 2009.   

Since September 2009, he worked as Director (North) in the Ministry of External Affairs and in April 2012 he was appointed as Joint Secretary in the newly established Development Partnership Administration. In his last posting at the Ministry of External Affairs, he served as the Coordinator of the third India Africa Forum Summit held in New Delhi in October 2015.

Before joining here in Bogota, He served as Ambassador of India to Argentina with concurrent accreditation to Uruguay and Paraguay. 

He is married and has one daughter.  His interests include reading and music. 

 

Previous Ambassadors

Name

From

To

Shri Ravi Bangar

31.10.2017

31.07.2019

Shri Prabhat Kumar

06.05.2014

25.10.2017

Shri Riewad V. Warjri

20.09.2010

28.02.2014

Shri Deepak K. Bhojwani

08.01.2007

12.08.2010

Smt Nilima Mitra

10.03.2003

15.12.2006

Shri Hemant Krishan Singh

13.09.1999

27.12.2002

Shri Pramatesh Rath

03.10.1994

16.07.1999

Shri G D Atuk

16.08.1989

01.01.1993

Shri Mukur Kanti Khisha

31.07.1985

19.04.1989

Shri Alfred W B Vaz

05.10.1980

19.01.1985

Shri Khiangte Chawngte Lalvunga

29.01.1977

24.08.1980

Shri Madanjeet Singh

17.02.1973

03.12.1976