Mr. Harsh Kumar Jain,
Ambassador of India to Kazakhstan
H.E. Shri Harsh Kumar Jain joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1993. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, he served as Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Engineering College, Kota (now Rajasthan Technical University). He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Rajasthan University and did his Post Graduation in Industrial Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
As a career Diplomat, he has dealt with a wide range of responsibilities. He served at Indian Missions in Moscow (1995-1996), Kyiv (1997-1998), St. Petersburg (1999-2002), London (2004-2007) and Kathmandu (2007-2011). At Headquarters (New Delhi), he dealt with India’s reconstruction assistance to Afghanistan (2002-2004) and headed the e-Governance and Information Technology Division (2011-2014). He served as a member of the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts on the developments in the field of information and tele-communications in the context of international security, during 2012-2013.
He arrived in Astana on September 25, 2014 and presented his Credentials to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on December 10, 2014.
He is married to Smt. Vandana Jain. Smt. Jain graduated in Electronics & Communications Engineering from Rajasthan University and did her Post Graduation in Business Administration at Saint Petersburg State Electrotechnical University. They have one son.