New Delhi: Ruchira Kamboj, currently the Chief of Protocol, has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO, Paris, with the rank of Ambassador.
The 1987-batch IFS officer, Kamboj will succeed V S Oberoi, an External Affairs Ministry release said.
"She is expected to take up her assignment shortly," it said.
Earlier, Vijay Keshav Gokhale, currently India`s High Commissioner to Malaysia, was appointed as the next Ambassador to Germany.
Gokhale is a 1981-batch IFS officer.