Brief bio-profile of Mr.Amarjeet Singh Takhi, Consul General of India to Western Australia and Northern Territories


Mr. Amarjeet Singh Takhi is a member of the Indian Foreign Service. He assumed charge in Perth on 7 June 2022.

He has served in various capacities at the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi and Indian Missions/Posts abroad. He has held diplomatic assignments in the Embassies of India at Tokyo, Tashkent, Algiers, Jakarta & Warsaw, and the Permanent Mission of India (PMI) to the United Nations in New York.  In Jakarta, he dealt with issues related to India’s Dialogue Partnership with the ASEAN and regional cooperation under the East Asia Summit (EAS), besides bilateral education & technical cooperation and projects. In Warsaw, he dealt with all issues related to bilateral relations between India and Poland as well as India and Lithuania, besides handling multilateral issues relating to India’s membership of the Community of Democracies (CoD) and the Arctic Council.

He set up and headed the new Consulate General in Bali, with consular jurisdiction over fifteen provinces in eastern Indonesia and served the community for four years from January 2012 to January 2016.

At the Ministry of External Affairs at New Delhi, he has served in Administration, Establishment, East Asia Division, Bureau of Security and as the Director of the Passport Seva Programme (PSP) of the Ministry.

Before coming to Perth, he was Joint Secretary heading the RBB, I&T Division of the Ministry of External Affairs dealing with issues pertaining to promotion and propagation of Official Language as well as other Indian languages in India and abroad. He maintained close liaison with the World Hindi Secretariat in Suva, Fiji and prepared the ground for convening of the World Hindi Summit in Fiji this year.

He is a graduate of the University of Delhi. He has also completed the Leadership Programme in Advanced Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy of the Tufts University.

He is married, and the couple has two sons.