Who was India’s first woman foreign secretary?

Who was the first female Foreign Secretary of India?

Chokila Iyer is an Indian foreign service officer and India’s first female foreign secretary.

Who is the first Foreign Secretary of India?

Foreign Secretary (India)

Foreign Secretary of India Videśa Saciva
Inaugural holder K. P. S. Menon, ICS
Formation 16 April 1948
Salary ₹225,000 (US$3,200) monthly
Website Ministry of External Affairs

Who is India’s second woman foreign secretary?

In July 2009, she became the second woman (after Chokila Iyer) to hold the post of India’s Foreign Secretary, the head of the Indian Foreign Service.

Nirupama Rao
Succeeded by S Jaishankar
28th Foreign Secretary of India
In office 1 August 2009 – 31 July 2011
Preceded by Shivshankar Menon

Who has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary of India?

Harsh Vardhan Shringla assumed charge as the 33rd Foreign Secretary of India on 29 January 2020.

Who is current foreign secretary?

The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP

Dominic Raab is the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs and First Secretary of State. Dominic was first appointed Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and First Secretary of State on 24 July 2019.

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What is IFS officer salary?

The overall IFS salary is around 60,000 per month including all the benefits and allowances. But this salary differs based on the candidates posting, that is if the selected candidate got his/her posting in foreign countries then he/she may receive a salary of 2.40 lakhs under special foreign allowance.

Who is current foreign minister in India?

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (born 9 January 1955) is an Indian diplomat and politician who is the current Minister of External Affairs of the Government of India since 31 May 2019.

Who appoints ambassador of India?

The President approves the appointments of Ambassadors/High Commissioners based on the recommendations of the Prime Minister and the External Affairs Minister and the appointment is also subject to the agre`ment of the receiving State.

Who is IFS officer in India?

Indian Foreign Service

Cadre Size IFS (A): 996 (March 2021) Total strength (including IFS (B)): 4297 (March 2021)
Service Chief
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, IFS
Minister of the Service
Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, MP

Who is our home secretary?

The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP

Priti Patel was appointed Secretary of State for the Home Department on 24 July 2019. Priti was elected Conservative MP for Witham in May 2010.

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