India's High Commissioner to Singapore


The Indian Government is represented in Singapore by the Indian High Commissioner to Singapore. The current Commissioner, Mr. Jawed Ashraf joined as High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Singapore in November 2016. He works on behalf of the Indian government to maintain economic and political goodwill with the Government and the people of Singapore. From 1993 to 1999, he has represented India in Frankfurt and Berlin.

Connected to India provides latest and past developments featuring India's High Commissioner on this page. 

GIIS SMART Campus launch signals new wave of modern schooling

Global Indian International School (GIIS) in Singapore launched its flagship SMART Campus last week, combining 21st-century pedagogy with...


Singapore hails special friendship, historical ties: India's 70th Republic Day

On the Southeast Asian nation which was once itself a British colony, the Republic Day celebrations saw an enthusiastic turnout of not just...


Ashwini Devare: Creating history with "Lost at 15, Found at 50"

Born in Moscow at the height of the Cold War, Ashwini Devare was the daughter of an Indian Foreign Service officer. Her new book "Lost at...


Missions across 14 countries asked to locate kin of 26/11 victims, hold memorials

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has asked its missions in 14 countries to locate families of their nationals who were killed in...


Singapore societies VSS, Ramakrishna Mission pay homage to Indian guru of globalisation Swami Vivekananda

The Vivekanand Seva Sangh (VSS) Singapore in collaboration with Ramakrishna Mission Singapore conducted a seminar last week at NTUC...

Past Events

Singapore is our gateway to the east with an extraordinary Indian diaspora: HCI Jawed Ashraf

“Singapore is at the heart of ASEAN and has an extraordinary Indian diaspora that reflects the centrality of Singapore in our engagement...

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Air India Express launches non-stop Singapore-Madurai flight

To build a closer relationship between Singapore and India, Air India Express has launched a non-stop flight between Singapore and Madurai...


SICCI Conference 2017 to focus on ‘Understanding and Overcoming Challenges - India’

The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) Conference 2017 has chosen the theme ‘Understanding and Overcoming...


India-Singapore trade can reach USD25 billion by 2019-20: Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Bilateral trade between India and Singapore can achieve the target of USD25 billion by 2019-20 as it has seen a strong growth in the recent...


Indians abroad celebrate 71st Independence Day with high spirit

Indians in Singapore, China, Australia, Japan, Egypt, Israel and South Africa celebrated the 70th Independence Day with the hoisting of the...


We should all work together to bring international cricket to Singapore: High Commissioner of India

The colourful three-day 5th International Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) T20 2017 tournament drew H.E. Mr Jawed Ashraf, High Commissioner of...

Past Events

High Commission of India now has a dedicated mobile number for emergency calls

The High Commission of India (Singapore) has set up a dedicated mobile number (91729803) for attending to emergency calls from Indian...


International Day of Yoga a big hit in Singapore

More than 8000 registered participants observed the third International Day of Yoga at 70 locations across Singapore on June 19, 2017.


Singapore’s Minister Maliki Bin Osman to visit India this July for India-ASEAN dialogue

In another step towards strengthening ties between Singapore and India, the city-state’s Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign...


Indian High Commission's big push for International Day of Yoga, celebrations across 50 Centres in Singapore

The High Commission of India in Singapore (HCI) in association with several organisations, educational institutions, yoga centres, clubs and...


Haryana CM’s successful Singapore debut; MOUs worth SGD 3.8 billion signed

The Chief Minister of the North Indian state of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar oversaw signing of five major Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs)...


Maestro Amjad Ali Khan launches debut book in Singapore

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan launched his book Master on Masters at the Singapore Indian Association. Ambassador Gopinath Pillai, Chairman,...


Singapore Education Minister applauds Sikh Community for its vibrant culture on Baisakhi

Singapore’s Education Minister Ng Chee Meng has applauded the Singapore’s Sikh community for its vibrant culture as it celebrated...


Indians celebrate Republic Day with patriotic fervour in Singapore

Select members of Indian diaspora in Singapore had a great Republic Day. First at the unfurling of the Indian tricolour at the Indian High...


Prerna Awards 2017: Sweetness of Indian languages resonate in Singapore

Diversity of Indian languages and culture resonated in Singapore at the Prerna Awards function on January 21. Over 200 individuals took part...


India-Singapore investment summit: Bilateral trade talks on the cards

India's economic growth and strong bilateral ties with Singapore have led to increased investor confidence and opportunities for Singapore...


MBA, Bureaucrat Jawed Ashraf: India’s High Commissioner to Singapore

Jawed Ashraf, India’s High Commissioner to Singapore wants to strengthen and nurtures ties with Singapore.