Ambassador C Rajasekhar, IFS

OSD (States), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

Chinthapally Rajasekhar is a senior diplomat in MEA. He is a member of the Indian Foreign Service 1990 batch. He has studied Law (Gold Medal), Commerce and Personnel Management, currently pursuing Ph.D. in Law.

He speaks Japanese fluently. He has specialised in the Orient, having served in Korea, Japan, Mongolia and as Director (East Asia) at the Headquarters. He has earlier served as Our Man in Havana, Minister in London and the Director General of ICCR, Indian Council of Cultural Relations.

His current mandate is to facilitate greater engagement of various States and Union Territories of India with the world.