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Srinivas Gotru

P:00 22 145 256

Srinivas Gotru joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1997. Prior to his current assignment as Minister (Culture) and Director of the Nehru Centre, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the Indian Embassy in Vietnam. He has served in various capacities at the Indian Missions in Beijing, San Francisco and at the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi.

Srinivas holds a mechanical engineering degree from IIT Chennai and speaks Chinese. He enjoys reading, guitar, photography and tennis. He is married to Ryoko and the couple have one son. 

Deputy Director

Vibha Mehdiretta

Deputy Director
P:00 22 145 256

Vibha Mehdiretta is an officer from the Indian Council for Cultural relations ,New Delhi (ICCR)and is posted as Deputy Director, The Nehru Centre. She has 29 years of experience in serving in different departments of ICCR in promoting Indian culture abroad. In doing so she had the opportunity to visit various countries like Australia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Columbia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Scotland, Spain, Venezuela, Suriname, United Kingdom and Russia in official capacity. 

Before joining the Nehru Centre as Programme Director she was overseeing work pertaining to Scholarships in the International Students Division and Conference & Seminar cell.

The daughter of Food technologists, she was born in Amritsar, Punjab. She graduated in Arts and is fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and Bengali, with elementary knowledge of French. Her husband is also working as a Director in the Indian Council for Cultural Relations. She has two daughters, who are both studying at the university level.


NAME Designation Contact Tel Email
B V Narayana Administrative officer 0207 4913567
Ext: 29
P Ravichandran Accounts Assistant 0207 4913567
Ext: 20
Archana Pradhan Programme Assistant 0207 4913567
Ext: 22
Sandeep Meshram Office Assistant 0207 4913567
Ext: 21

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