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Nagesh Rao Parthasarathi, IFS


  • Oct. 13, 2011: New post as Consul General of India in San Francisco



Nagesh Rao Parthasarathi, IFS

N Parthasarathi is a mechanical engineer by profession in 1974 from Mysore University and served as an Executive Engineer with a major PSU in India till 1980. He got his MBA and later joined the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) in 1981. He has served as a diplomat in countries throughout the world, including in Belgium, Senegal, Pakistan, United Kingdom and Syria.

  • From September 2005- September 2008, he was Ambassador of India to the Republic of South Korea.
  • October 2008 to September 2011, he served as Ambassador of India to Senegal.
  • He was also concurrently accredited as Ambassador of India to Mali, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde islands, as well as High Commissioner of India to the Republic of The Gambia.

Mr. Parthasarathy’s hobbies include writing, spirituality, golf and bridge. He is married to Smt. Geeta Parthasarath and have two daughters

He has also published two books: ‘The Reluctant Assassin’, a fictional thriller and ‘Bi Dan Hwang Hoo’ (Silk Empress), a fictional novel linking the ancient history of India and Korea-also published in Korean language