What is the role of High Commissioner?

What is the role of High Commissioner?

A High Commissioner is a senior representative who is sent by one Commonwealth country to live in another in order to work as an ambassador. A High Commissioner is the head of an international commission.

How many high commissioners are there in India?

The capital of India, New Delhi hosts 150 embassies/high commissions and 18 other representations in India. Many embassies in India are dual accredited to nearby nations of Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Maldives. Honorary Consulates are excluded from this listing.

What is the difference between an ambassador and High Commissioner?

Embassies are diplomatic missions sent to non-Commonwealth countries. High Commissions are diplomatic missions sent to Commonwealth countries. The “head of mission” at an embassy is called an Ambassadors. At a High Commission, the head of mission is called a High Commissioner.

Who was the first Indian High Commissioner?

Sir William Stevenson Meyer
The first High Commissioner for India was Indian Civil Service officer Sir William Stevenson Meyer; the first of Indian origin was Sir Dadiba Merwanji Dalal. The High Commissioner enjoyed the same status as his counterparts from the British Dominions. Upon Indian independence the post was given the present designation.

What is the salary of Indian Ambassador?

S No Sanctioned Post Pay Scale
1 Ambassador (Secretary level) Rs. 225000/- (fixed)
2 Deputy Chief of Mission Rs 144200/- to Rs 218200/-
3 Minister Rs 144200/- to Rs 218200/-

How can I become a high commissioner in India?

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Civil Services Exam and a candidate who desires to become an Ambassador of India then he/she has to take this exam….UPSC Civil Services Exam

  1. Civil Services Preliminary Exam (MCQ type)
  2. Civil Services Mains Exam (Written and Descriptive type)
  3. Personality Test/Interview.

Who is current Ambassador of India?

Incumbent. Taranjit Singh Sandhu Embassy of India in Washington, D.C.

Who is the brand ambassador of India?

Brand Ambassador

Seagram’s Royal Stag and Estrolo Jasprit Bumrah
Trusox India Rohit Sharma
Godrej Consumer Products Anushka Sharma
Payment Technology Company Visa P V Sindhu
Vivo “S” Series Sara Ali Khan

Who appointed high commissioner?

The President approves the appointments of Ambassadors/High Commissioners based on the recommendations of the Prime Minister and the External Affairs Minister and the appointment is also subject to the agre`ment of the receiving State.

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