About Us Ambassador Profile

H.E.  Abhay Kumar,

Ambassador of India to Madagascar and Comoros

Curriculum Vitae

Born                :  March 1, 1980

Education       :  Bachelor of Arts (Geography), Delhi University, Master of Arts (Geography), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

Professional Experience:

Joined Indian Foreign Service (IFS)



IFS Officer Trainee

New Delhi

Sep 2003 to Aug 2005

Third Secretary/Second Secretary


Aug 2005 to Jul 2007


St. Petersburg

Aug 2007 to Jun 2010

Under Secretary/Deputy Secretary

New Delhi

Jul 2010 to Jun 2012

First Secretary


Jul 2012 to Jan 2016

Deputy Chief of Mission


Jan 2016 till February 2019

He is the author of eight poetry collections and a memoir. His edited books include CAPITALS, 100 Great Indian Poems and New Brazilian Poems.

He speaks Hindi, English, Russian, Nepali and Portuguese. He is learning Malagasy and French.