Ms. Padmaja IFS (2000) presently High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Fiji, has been concurrently accredited as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Nauru, with residence in Suva. She is expected to take up the assignment shortly.
Smt. Padmaja a Post Graduate in History from the University of Allahabad joined the Ministry of External Affairs in 1986. Her first posting abroad was in Bangladesh where she handled mainly Consular and Visa matters. Thereafter, she was at Headquarters dealing with the matters related to Afghanistan, Iran, Historical Research, Visa Policy, Passport and Consular issues, NRIs & PIOs. Before proceeding to London in 2010, she worked in Indian Council of World Affairs. In London, she dealt with Media & Information and Public Diplomacy. Back in HQrs, she handled the work related to Global Estate Management and Consular matters. Her field of expertise is Consular, Passport and Visa matters.
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