High Commissioner of India to Maldives


Bio-profile of High Commissioner Munu Mahawar


Shri Munu Mahawar assumed charge of the post of High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Maldives on 10 November 2021. 

Shri Mahawar joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1996.

He has served in Diplomatic Missions in Moscow (1998-2001 & 2008-2011) and Geneva (2005-2008).

At Headquarters, he has served as Desk Officer for Nepal (2001-2005) and Director in Prime Minister’s office (2011-2014).  He headed the Establishment Division (2014-2015), UN Political Division (April 2015-September 2015) and Americas Division (October 2015 - August 2018) in Ministry of External Affairs.

He served as Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman from August 2018 to October 2021. 

Shri Mahawar was born in Dhamtari, Chattisgarh. He did his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Delhi.  He speaks Hindi, English and Russian languages.

His wife is also an Indian Foreign Service officer.  They have one son and one daughter.

High Commission of India Male, Maldives