Ambassador Dr. Nagendra Prasad before taking over as the Consul General of India at San Francisco, served at the Ministry of External Affairs as Joint Secretary heading the Gulf Division.
He joined the Indian Foreign Service in the year 1993 and served in various positions at Indian Missions including Tehran, London, Thimphu, Berne and Ashgabat. He was India’s Ambassador to Turkmenistan from July 2014 to January 2018. Back home in India, he served as Regional Passport Officer, Bengaluru(1999-2001) and as Project Director of the Passport Seva Project, one of the Mission Mode Projects under e-Governance(2008-2011).
Dr. Prasad was born in the district of Warangal, Telangana. He graduated from the Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University and received his Doctorate from the prestigious Indian Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi.