About Us Ambassador Profile

Bio-profile of H. E. Mr. R. Ravindra,

Ambassador of India to Cote d’Ivoire

September 1999 – July 2001

 Foreign Service Probationer at Mussoorie and Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi

August 2001 – January 2004

 Third Secretary / Second Secretary, Embassy of India, Cairo

March 2004 – April 2007

 First Secretary, Embassy of India, Tripoli

April 2007 – June 2007

 Under Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi

June 2007 - August 2010

 On deputation as Regional Passport Officer, Bangalore

August 2010 – June 2013

 First Secretary / Counsellor(handling Middle East and African issues), Permanent Mission of India, New York

June 2013 – May 2016

 Counsellor (Political), High Commission of India, Colombo

May 2016 – till date

 Ambassador of India, Abidjan


Educational Qualification

 B.E. Civil Engineering

Foreign Languages

 English, Arabic

Indian Languages

 Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Hindi

Family details

 Married with a son