Anitha Nandhini

Director of International Cooperation

Department of Space, India

Ms. Anitha Nandhini is a serving Indian Foreign Service officer of the 2008 batch. She is now posted as Director of International cooperation at Department of Space, which is the administrative agency for Space affairs in India. Prior to this, she was the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Indian Embassy at Tel Aviv, Israel. She has served with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry with Govt of India apart from her stints as Consul Commerce at the Indian Consulate in Dubai and as Third secretary – Commercial & Cultural Attaché in the Embassy of India at Cairo, Egypt.

Mrs.  Anitha Nandhini has completed her Schooling from Rosary Matriculation Higher Secondary school, Chennai and has graduated in Electronics Engineering from Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University before joining the Civil Services. She is also an alumnus of the prestigious Foreign Service Institute of India and American University of Cairo where she has specialized in International Relations and Arabic Studies.



05 December 2022 | 09:45 | THE NEW GEOPOLITICS OF SPACE

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