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Chairman's Office  


Dr. Sumit Seth,
JS(PP&R) and Chairman Library Committee

Dr. Sumit Seth is a career diplomat, member of the prestigious Indian Foreign Service (IFS). He currently heads the Foreign Policy Planning Division at the Ministry of External Affairs. Earlier, he served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Yangon, Myanmar. He was also posted at India’s Missions in Madrid, Bogota, and UN Geneva.

He has advanced level diploma in Spanish and has attended academic programmes in International Relations at Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Elliott School of International Affairs. His areas of interests are Neighbourhood Diplomacy, Health Diplomacy,IndoPacific and Foreign Policy Planning, Digital Diplomacy and International Relations.

Before joining the Diplomatic Career, he worked as a medical doctor and specialised in Forensic Medicine & Medical Jurisprudence.

He is also author of a book for medical graduates in India, “Review of Forensic Medicine” (7th Edition)

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