[Policy] India: A Land of Silent Revolutions
H.E. Skand Ranjan Tayal, India's Ambassador to Korea, highlights India's many "silent" and peaceful internal revolutions, ranging from food production to labor rights.
India: A Land of Silent Revolutions
H.E. Skand Ranjan Tayal, Ambassador, Embassy of India
Ambassador Skand Ranjan Tayal is a graduate of Allahabad University and has a Post-Graduate Degree in Chemistry from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
After joining the Indian Foreign Service (1976), Ambassador(Retd) Tayal served in Indian Missions in Sofia, Warsaw, Geneva and Moscow. He was India’s Consul General in Johannesburg (1996-98) and Houston (2002-05), and Ambassador of India to Uzbekistan (2005-08). Since 2008, he was Ambassador of India to the Republic of Korea.
Ambassador Tayal was Secretary of the Indian National Commission for UNESCO during 1991-95 and served briefly as the Director in charge of IITs in the Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development. He was Joint Secretary and the Chief Passport Officer of India during 1999-2002.
Ambassador Tayal has wide experience in both bilateral and multilateral diplomacy and has been a frequent speaker on contemporary affairs.
Serving as Independent Director on the Board of Hindustan Shipyard Limited, Visakhapatnam and Vice President of India-Republic of Korea Friendship Society,New Delhi.