Deputy Chief of Mission

Dr K M Praphullachandra Sharma, joined the Embassy of India to France and Monaco as the Deputy Chief of Mission on 17 April 2021. He is a career diplomat and joined the Indian Foreign Service in 2006.

Dr Sharma has served twice in the Embassy of India to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU in Belgium (Brussels) from 2008-09 & 2012-2015. Prior to arriving in Paris, he served at the Embassy of India to Nepal (Kathmandu) from 2019-2021.

In India, he served as the desk officer in charge of India-Sri Lanka bilateral relations (2009-2012 & 2015-16) at the Ministry of External Affairs and served on deputation to the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas as Deputy Secretary and Director (International Cooperation) from 2016-2019.

He has Bachelor degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery. He is married to Ms Soumya Chandrashekharachari who is also a career diplomat.


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