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Ms. Manika Jain 

Consul General of India Melbourne

Upon completion of her Post Graduation in Law from University of Delhi, Ms. Manika Jain joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1993.

During her diplomatic career, she has served in Indian Missions in Portugal, Myanmar and Indonesia. At Headquarters, she has been on deputation to the Ministry of Commerce and worked in Trade Policy Division dealing with matters related to W.T.O. In the Ministry of External Affairs, she has worked in Divisions which look after the relations between India and countries of East Asia and India's Eastern Neighbours. She has also served as Director at Indian Council of World Affairs, and Head of Division at Foreign Service Institute, New Delhi.

Ms. Jain assumed charge as the Consul General of India, Melbourne on 17th October 2013.

Before joining Indian Foreign Service, Ms Jain contributed to various social issues such as unorganized labour, women and health.

Ms. Jain’s other interests range from cinema to philosophy.