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Mr. Jawed Ashraf is the current High Commissioner of India to Singapore. He 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. 

Former Indian High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf takes charge as envoy to France

The 1991 batch IFS officer succeeds Vinay Kwatra (1988 batch).

Global

In Pics: IDY 2020 celebrated from home, with social distancing yoga sessions

Millions of people across the world gathered in video chatrooms and virtual webinars to commemorate the International Day of Yoga with an...

Global

Singapore High Commission plans virtual yoga week to mark International Day of Yoga

The High Commission of India in Singapore has planned a week of virtual yoga sessions, webinars and interactions along the theme of 'Yoga...

Singapore

234 Indians stranded in Singapore reach home as Vande Bharat Mission gathers steam

The Indian government has planned and put into action one of the largest ever evacuation missions as they attempt to bring home stranded...

Covid-19

Exclusive: 3,000 Indian nationals register to return home, says Jawed Ashraf

In an exclusive interview with Connected to India, High Commissioner Jawed Ashraf discusses how the consulate has taken the lead in ensuring...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Indian High Commission in Singapore suspends consular services amid COVID-19 spread

All services related to issuance of Visa, OCI Cards, attestation of documents, surrender/renunciation Certificates and other miscellaneous...

Covid-19

“The doors of an embassy must be open to all Indian citizens”, says Indian HC to Singapore Jawed Ashraf​

An exclusive interview with the High Commissioner of India to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf.

Singapore

Singapore is home to one of the most accomplished Indian diaspora in the world: HCI Singapore Jawed Ashraf

An exclusive interview with Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf.

Singapore

Nine questions, nine razor-sharp answers by outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf

A special rapid fire interview with High Commissioner of India to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf where he discusses his favourite food, as well as...

Singapore

“Friendly, accessible, knowledgeable” - High praise for Singapore ministers from outgoing Indian HC Jawed Ashraf

An exclusive interview with outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Singapore HE Jawed Ashraf.

Singapore

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s how you do it; India’s High Commissioner to Singapore leaves an indelible legacy

As Jawed Ashraf prepares to leave Singapore shores after slightly over three years, Connected to India caught up with him for a...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Indian HC to Singapore Jawed Ashraf heading to France next as part of an envoy reshuffle: Reports

According to media reports, the Indian government has cleared the appointment of outgoing Singapore High Commissioner Jawed Ashraf as the...

Global

Indian consulates across the world celebrate Constitution Day

Indian consulates around the world celebrated the occasion with several world leaders posting messages of congratulations as well.

Global

In Pics: Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Singapore

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Singapore on a two-day visit held talks with Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Heng Swee Keat and...

Singapore

BHIM-UPI QR based payment system goes international with soft launch in Singapore

This is the first time that the BHIM app has gone international with the project targeted to go live by February 2020.

Singapore

India building a strong FinTech partnership with Singapore: HCI Ashraf

There are a lot of exciting possibilities in Singapore and Indian youth are looking at how they can build startup brands in the region,...

SMEs

SFA, FICCI sign MoU to enhance cooperation at Singapore FinTech Festival 2019

The Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Monday inked a partnership...

SMEs

Singapore, Indian foreign ministers emphasise bilateral ties on Day 1 of business summit

Kicking off an innovation exhibition, RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) and India-Singapore relations were some of the...

Singapore

Foreign Minister Jaishankar to lead delegation for India-Singapore Summit

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is set to lead a high-level delegation to a two-day India-Singapore summit in the Lion City...

Upcoming

Indian Institute of Management Alumni explore LIFE 4.0 in Singapore with gala event

IIMPACT 2019 saw about 750 ministers, business leaders, industrialists, Indian Institute of Management alumni and a Nobel Laureate gather in...

Singapore

Yoga Day celebrations underscore growing Singapore-India ties: Iswaran

Singapore Minister S Iswaran has once again emphasised the ever-growing relationship between India and the island nation on the occasion of...

Singapore

Stressed Indian companies may get a boost from Singapore

Highlighting the strong investment-linked relationships between the two nations, India’s envoy to Singapore Jawed Ashraf said the island...

Singapore

India showcases BrahMos at Singapore Expo, eyes South East Asia market

BrahMos Aerospace is showcasing "world's fastest" and the most accurate ever cruise missile at International Maritime Defence Exhibition...

Singapore

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...

Education

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...

Singapore