Shivshankar Menon Diplomat

Shiv shankar menon

Shivshankar Menon (Malayalam: ശിവശങ്കര്‍ മേനോന്‍; born 5 July 1949) is the present National Security Advisor (NSA) to the Prime Minister of India. He previously served as the Foreign Secretary, the Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and in China and Israel as ambassador and diplomat. Menon hails from Ottapalam in Palakkad district of Kerala. He comes from a family of diplomats and aristocrats.His father Parappil Narayana Menon was also a career diplomat and served as the ambassador to Yugoslavia in his last days. His grandfather K. P. S. Menon (senior) was India's first foreign secretary, while K. P. S. Menon (Jr), the former Indian ambassador to China, is his uncle. Menon did his schooling from Scindia School, Gwalior, and later did his MA in History from Delhi University. Menon started his career in 1972 with the Indian Foreign Service. He served the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) as Advisor to the Atomic Energy Commission. This work continued through his posting in Vienna. He was then posted to Beijing, the first of three positions he served in China.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 5th, 1949
Places lived
New Delhi
pop. 21,753,486 (2011)


1. University of Delhi Colleges/University

The University of Delhi (or simply DU) is a central university in Delhi, India and is funded by Government of India. Established in 1922, it offers courses at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Vice-President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari is the chancellor. It was ranked 371 in the world in 2010 by the QS world universities ranking. The university has two campuses in the northern and southern part of the city. The north campus is well connected with the yellow line of the Delhi Metro. The station is called Vishwavidyalaya, which means "university" in Hindi and Sanskrit. North campus is about 2.5 km from Delhi Vidhan Sabha and 7.0 km from ISBT.

Type Public school
110007 - New Delhi, Delhi
2011. 161,447
2011. 23,221
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