Venu Rajamony

Venu Rajamony Bio

Venu Rajamony, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, and Indian diplomat is best known to serve as the Ambassador of India to the Netherlands from 2017 to 2020. Before his retirement in November 2020, he has served in key positions to his career bond. He has served as a diplomat in Indian missions in Hong Kong, Beijing, Geneva, Dubai, and Washington, D.C., as Consul General of India in Dubai (2007- 2010), the Permanent Representative of India to the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague as well as responsible for India’s relations with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), and, Press Secretary to the President of India (President Pranab Mukherjee, 2012- 2017).

Venu Rajamony Bio

Name: Venu Rajamony
Profession: Former Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer; Lawyer
Born: 12 November 1960 (age 60 years), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerela
Parents: Father- K. S. Rajamony, a leading lawyer; Mother-Seetha Rajamony.
Spouse: Dr. Saroj Thapa, an educationist from Darjeeling.
Children’s: Two sons, one an engineer in the US and the other a lawyer in Delhi.
Education: Holy Angels Convent; St. Joseph’s School; St. Joseph’s of the Woods, Kalamassery (1973-1976); Maharajas College, Ernakulam (BA in Political Science) (1976 to 1978); Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (Master’s Degree in International Studies- 1981-82); Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerela (LLB Degree- (1983-1986)); Certificate in Chinese- University of Hong Kong.

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