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Date: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

Time: Membership Social at 7:30
Program at 8:00 p.m.

Location: Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. (behind the Visitor's Center) Directions and Map
Access: Open to the public and free for members, students and accompanying family members, educators and active military and their dependents. $10.00 charge for non-members.

Nagesh Singh
Consulate General of India, Atlanta

Prior to being appointed as Consul General of India in Atlanta, Nagesh Singh has served as Joint Secretary/Officer on Special Duty to the Vice President of India (September 2012 – June 2015), Director (Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran) in the Ministry of External Affairs (February 2010– August 2012), Counsellor (UN Administrative & Budgetary Affairs) in the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York (June 2006 – February 2010), Private Secretary to the Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India (June 2003 – May 2006) and Under Secretary (Pakistan) in the Ministry of External Affairs (September 2002 – May 2003).

He has also served as Second Secretary in Embassy of India in Dakar (Republic of Senegal), with concurrent accreditation to Cape Verde, Guinea, Bissau, Mali, Mauritania and The Gambia (July 2000 to August 2002) and Third/Second Secretary, Embassy of India in Paris (June 1997 – June 2000). He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1995.

Nagesh Singh did his B.A. (Hons) in Economics from University of Delhi and Master’s in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics. He speaks Hindi, English and French.

He is married to Pragya Singh and they have a son and a daughter.


Sponsor of this Program - United Community Bank

United Community Bank, the Bank that SERVICE Built, has locations throughout Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and South Carolina.  They offer personal banking, business banking, corporate and commercial banking, and advisory services. The Savannah Council on World Affairs is grateful for UCB's suport.

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