Indian Ambassador to the United States

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Ambassador of India to the United States
Incumbent
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

since 23 December 2013
Nominator Pranab Mukherjee
Inaugural holder Asaf Ali
Formation 1947
Website Embassy of India, Washington D.C., United States

The Indian Ambassador to the United States is the chief diplomatic representative of India to the United States, housed in Embassy of India, Washington, D.C..

List of Indian Ambassadors to the United States[edit]

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Notes
Asaf Ali Asaf Ali c- 1909 2013-08-09 16-24.jpg 1947 1948
Benegal Rama Rau 1948 1949 4th Governor of Reserve Bank of India
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit.jpg 1949 1951 First Woman President of the United Nations General Assembly (1953)
Binay Ranjan Sen 1951 1952 Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization (1956-67)
Gaganvihari Lallubhai Mehta 1952 1958
M. C. Chagla 1958 1961
Braj Kumar Nehru 1961 1968
Ali Yavar Jung 1968 1970
Lakshmi Kant Jha 1970 1973 8th Governor of Reserve Bank of India
T. N. Kaul 1973 1976
Kewal Singh 1976 1977
Nanabhoy Palkhivala Nanipalkhivala.jpg 1977 1979
K. R. Narayanan K. R. Narayanan.jpg 1980 1984 10th President of India
K. Shankar Bajpai 1984 1986
P. K. Kaul 1986 1989
Karan Singh Dr-Karan-Singh-sept2009.jpg 1989 1990
Abid Hussain Ambassador Abid Hussain.jpg 1990 1992
Siddhartha Shankar Ray 1992 1996 Minister of Education, Chief Minister of West Bengal
Naresh Chandra 1996 2001
Lalit Mansingh Lalit Mansingh.jpg 2001 2004
Ronen Sen 2004 2009
Meera Shankar Meera Shankar at U.S.-India People to People Conference cropped.jpg 2009 2011
Nirupama Rao Nirupama Rao.jpg 2011 2013
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar 2013 Incumbent

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