Mr.Partha Ray

Director, Central Europe, in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi

Experience

2018 onwards: Director, Central Europe, in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi

2015-18: Counsellor (Political/Culture) and Head of Chancery, Dy. Head of Mission, Actg. Ambassador, Embassy of India, Bucharest, Romania (including the Republics of Moldova and Albania)

2012-15: First Secretary (Political, Culture, Science & Technology) and Head of Chancery, Embassy of India, Dublin, Ireland

2009-12: Under Secretary, Finance and Budget, MEA, New Delhi

2006-09: Vice Consul/Consul, Consular Affairs, Consulate General of India, Dubai, UAE

2004-06: Publicity Officer, External Publicity Division, MEA, New Delhi

2000-03: Attaché Administration, Culture, ITEC, High Commission of India, Mahe, Seychelles.

1998-2000: Attaché, Passport Policy, Consular, Passport and Visa Division, MEA, New Delhi

1995-98: Commercial & Cultural Attaché, Embassy of India, Paris, France    

Education

2018-20: PhD in International Relations and Diplomacy (ongoing), Euclid University, New York.

2001-03: MBA in International Business, CSM, IGS, Canada

1984-86: MA in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Osmania University, Hyderabad

1981-84: Bachelor’s in Hotel Management, IHM, Kolkata

1979-82: Bachelor’s in Physics, Calcutta University

1977-79: High School, Scottish Church School, Kolkata

1975-76: ICSE, Saint Mary’s School, Dum Dum, Kolkata

Publications

Editor of Samudra Manthan, an in-house magazine of the High Commission of India, Mahe, Seychelles – Articles and Short Stories.

Foreign Language Proficiency

French – Fluent (C1), Alliance Francais, Antananarivo, Madagascar and Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, New Delhi

Japanese – Beginner (A1), Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, New Delhi

Romanian – Beginner (A1), Rolang School, Bucharest, Romania