Ambassador Rudrendra Tandon assumed charge as India’s Ambassador to Afghanistan in September 2020.
Prior to his arrival in Kabul, Ambassador Rudrendra Tandon was India’s Ambassador to ASEAN Secretariat from 2018.
Ambassador Rudrendra Tandon joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1994.
He has done postings at the Indian Embassies in Paris (France), Algiers (Algeria), Kabul (Afghanistan) and Moscow (Russia) and served as India’s Consul General in Jalalabad (Afghanistan).
While posted in India, he has served as Under Secretary (Pakistan), Director in the Prime Minister’s Office, Director (Pakistan), JS (PAI) and Joint Secretary (UNP).
Ambassador Tandon has done a Masters’ Degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and is married to an Indian Police Service Officer.