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Consul General


Shri Ramesh Babu Lakshmanan
Consul General

Shri Ramesh Babu Lakshmanan is a career diplomat and joined the Indian Foreign Service in the year 2005. Prior to joining as Consul General of India at Atlanta, he served in Ministry of External Affairs in various capacities. He has served as Joint Secretary (Summits) looking after the operation aspects of G20 Meetings during India’s G20 Presidency. While heading Rapid Response Cell Division, as an additional charge, he was in-charge of the Ministry of External Affairs’ control room during the Operation Ganga. He also served as Director in Administration & Human Resources, and Policy Planning Divisions.

During his previous overseas diplomatic assignments, he served in various positions at Indian Missions in Moscow, Dushanbe, Paris and Colombo handling Political, Commercial and Cultural aspects of relations. During his last tenure in New Delhi (2011 to 2013), he was a Desk Officer for the southern African countries in Africa Division. 

He holds master’s degree in Science faculty. 

He is married to S. Renuga Devi, who is Occupational Therapist by profession and has a daughter and a son.