Ruchira Kamboj - Ambassador & Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO-Paris


Ruchira Kamboj - Ambassador & Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO-Paris

Ruchira Kamboj is the Ambassador & Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO-Paris. She was formerly the Chief of Protocol to the Government of India, and was the first woman in the Indian Foreign Service to hold this position. Kamboj joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1987 being the topper of her batch for that year. She has served as the Deputy Head in the office of the Commonwealth Secretary-General, London. Prior to that, she served as the Minister & Head, High Commission of India, Cape Town, South Africa. She has served as a Counsellor [5] in the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York City. She has also served at the High Commission of India Mauritius and at the Indian Embassy in Paris. She has held the positions of Director/Deputy Secretary (Foreign Service Personnel) and Under Secretary (Europe West) in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. On September 25, 2013 Ruchira Kamboj was appointed as the Ambassador & Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO, Paris. Kamboj is married to a businessman from India and has one daughter.

Deepak Kamboj

Deepak Kamboj started and conceptualized the powerful interactive platform - KambojSociety.com in September 2002, which today is the biggest and most popular online community portal for Kambojas in the world. He was inspired by the social and community work carried out by his father Shri Nanak Chand Kamboj. He has done research on the history, social aspects, political growth and economical situation of the Kamboj community. Deepak Kamboj is an author of various articles about the history of Kamboj community and people.