HE Ambassador Manoj Kumar Bharti
HE Ambassador Manoj Kumar Bharti belongs to the 1988 batch of Indian Foreign Service.
Born on 19 February 1963, his schooling was done at a prestigious residential school, Netarhat School near Ranchi in Jharkhand State. Thereafter, he joined the premier technological institute of India IIT, Kanpur and obtained a degree of Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering in 1985.
After joining the Indian Foreign Service, Ambassador Bharti has worked in Indian Embassies in Tehran, the Hague, Kathmandu, Ankara and Yangon. He also served in Ministry of Commerce, Government of India. In the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi, he has worked looking after Bangladesh and also headed the E-Governance and IT Division. Before joining Kyiv as Ambassador of the Republic of India to Ukraine in Sep 2015, he served as India’s Ambassador to Belarus from May 2011 till September 2015.
He knows many Indian and international languages including Hindi, English, Persian, Nepali, Sanskrit, Urdu and Bengali. His hobbies include reading, playing music, playing Bridge and Golf. His other interests involve Indian philosophy and new discoveries in physics and astronomy. Ambassador Bharti is married to Mrs. Anamika Bharti, former senior officer in Government of India and an art historian and teacher, They have two sons Os and Aman.