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CV of Dr Shashank Vikram

Dr Shashank Vikram, Consul General of India, Durban, is a Diplomat from the 2004 Batch of Indian Foreign Service(IFS). He is a medical graduate and did his MBBS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur.

Before assuming the charge of CG, Durban, Dr Vikram has served in various capacities in Government of India, in Indian Embassies abroad and in the State Government of Uttar Pradesh. He was Second Secretary and Head of Chancery in Embassy of India, Lisbon (2006-2008), Second Secretary and Head of Chancery in Embassy of India, Brasilia, Brazil(2008-2011), thereafter Dr Vikram was posted as Under Secretary/Deputy Secretary(Pakistan) in Ministry of External Affairs, South Block, New Delhi. For next two years he handled the relationship between India and Pakistan and thereafter moved on deputation to Government of Uttar Pradesh. In UP, Dr Vikram has served as Special Secretary (Health& Family Welfare) & Additional Mission Director for National Urban Health Mission and thereafter as Special Secretary(Tourism) & Managing Director, UP State Tourism Development Corporation (UPSTDC).

Dr Vikram assumed the charge of Consul General of India, Durban in October 2016.