Central Information Commission

Shri Sharat Sabharwal

Shri Sharat Sabharwal
Information Commissioner

305, II Floor,
August Kranti Bhavan,
Bhikaji Cama Place
New Delhi - 110 066
E-mail :- sharat(dot)s[at]nic(dot)in

Curriculum Vitae

Name Shri Sharat Sabharwal
Date of Birth September 23, 1952
Educational Qualification
  • BA (Hons) Economics
  • M.A (Political Science)
  • Shri Sharat Sabharwal joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1975. After serving in various positions in the Permanent Mission of India to the UN in Geneva and the Indian Missions in Madagascar, France and Mauritius, he was Director / Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi from 1990 to 1995. The positions held by him in the more recent years have been Deputy High Commissioner of India in Pakistan (1995-99), Deputy Permanent Representative of India to the UN in Geneva (1999-2002), Ambassador of India to Uzbekistan (2002-2005) and Additional Secretary/Special Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (September 2005-March 2009).

  • Shri Sabharwal was High Commissioner of India to Pakistan from April 2009 to June 2013.

  • Shri Sabharwal has been Deputy leader/member of the Indian delegations to the UN General Assembly, the erstwhile UN Commission on Human Rights, International Labour Conference and World Health Assembly. He was also Deputy Leader of the Indian delegation to the International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent held in Geneva in October 1999 and member of the Indian delegation to the World Conference against Racism, held in Durban in September 2001.