S Jaishankar Wiki

Doctor S Jaishankar or Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is a very famous diplomat who turned into a politician and is now serving as a Union Minister of External Affairs in the Government of India. He also served as the Foreign Secretary of India from 2015 to 2018. He is a retired IFS Officer from the 1977 batch who has worked at different levels from the 3rd secretary to the foreign secretary in India and also as ambassador to Czech, China, and the USA, and also as high commissioner to Singapore.

Biography/ Wiki

He was born in New Delhi, India on the 9th of January in the year 1955. He completed his schooling at Air Force Central School in New Delhi and then went to Saint Stephen’s College in New Delhi and also to Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi to complete his higher education.

Family

His father’s name is K Subramanyam and he is a journalist and also a civil servant. His mother’s name is Sulochna who is a housewife. He has two brothers whose names are Sanjay Subramanyam and S Vijay Kumar who is a former Rural Development Secretary of India. He is a married man and got married to Kyoko Jaishankar. He has two sons and a daughter whose names are Dhruva Jaishankar, Arjun Jaishankar, and Medha Jaishankar.

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S Jaishankar Bio

Real Name Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
Screen NameSubrahmanyam
Date of Birth09 Jan 1955
Age (in years)67 Years
Birth PlaceNew Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
ProfessionCivil Servant, Diplomat, Politician
Home TownNew Delhi, India
FamilyFather: K. Subrahmanyam
Mother: Sulochana
Siblings Brother: Sanjay Subramanyam, S Vijay Kumar
Sister: Not Known
WifeKyoko Jaishankar
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignCapricorn

Physical Attributes

Height5’5″ (in Feet Inches)
1.65 m (in meters)
165 cm (in centimeters)
Weight143 Ibs (in Pounds)
65 Kgs (in kilograms)
Body MeasurementsNot Known
Hair ColourGrey
Eye Colour Black
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Education Details & Debut

SchoolingAir Force Central School, New Delhi
College Saint Stephen’s College, New Delhi
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Educational Qualification
M.A.
DebutNot Applicable

Career

  • He was the first secretary at the Indian mission in Moscow in Russia in the year 1979.
  • He was the first secretary at the Indian Embassy in Washington DC in the year 1985.
  • In 1988, he was the political advisor to the Indian peacekeeping force and the first secretary at the Indian mission in Sri Lanka.
  • In 1996, he was appointed as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Indian Embassy in Tokyo.
  • He became the Indian Ambassador to the Czech Republic in the year 2000.
  • He became the Indian Ambassador to the United States in September 2013.
  • He was given the post of Foreign Secretary of India in the year 2015.
  • After the 2019 general elections, he was inducted into Narendra Modi’s cabinet as the External Affairs Minister of India.
  • He contested the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat in 2019 and became a Rajya Sabha member after winning the elections.

Social Media Info

He is very active across all social media platforms and interacts with his fans and followers on a regular basis. He keeps posting photos and videos about his personal and professional life on a regular basis. Fans can connect with him on Instagram and on Twitter with the links given below.

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S Jaishankar Twitter- @DrSJaishankar

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Some Lesser Known Facts About S Jaishankar

  • He was honored with the Padma Shri award in 2019 by the Narendra Modi government.
  • He was an important part of the team which resolved the dispute regarding the supply of US nuclear fuel to the Tarapur power stations in India in the year 1982.
  • He was the first choice for the Union Foreign Minister by Manmohan Singh in the year 2013, but due to internal pressure, his appointment was not finalized.
  • He is the only Indian Ambassador to China who has visited Tibet.
  • He is the only minister in Narendra Modi’s cabinet who was inducted into the ministry without contesting in the Lok Sabha elections or without being a member of the Rajya Sabha.

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