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Ambassador Indra Mani Pandey is a career diplomat. He joined Indian Foreign Service in 1990.

Ambassador Pandey has been Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva since 05 September 2020. Before his current assignment, he served as Additional Secretary in Ministry of External Affairs in-charge of Disarmament & International Security Affairs Division.

Earlier, Ambassador Pandey had served as Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman. Before Muscat, he had served as Deputy Ambassador of India to France and Consul General of India at Guangzhou in China.

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

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

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

He is married to Mrs. Sushma Pandey and they have a daughter.