Our most Beloved Fetching Revered Cherished Ambassador to Thailand, Mr Harsh Vardhan Shringla!

Our most Beloved Fetching Revered Cherished Ambassador to Thailand, Mr Harsh Vardhan Shringla!

Efficient and Effective Service Delivery and Public Friendly Interface


His Excellency Mr. Harsh Vardhan Shringla, India’s Ambassador to Thailand has redefined our Indian Embassy in Thailand. He has given a new face, a new beginning, a new hope to the Indian Embassy. He has been exceedingly successful in regaining the confidence and trust of the Indians residing in Thailand, assuring them that they will be heard. Unlike the previous countless pleas that were insensitively left unheard of and people had stopped approaching the embassy for their troubles. He has effectively used Social Media to Connect People of the Two Countries :-

  • Facebook page of the Embassy (Followers increased exponentially from 1500 in Jan 2014 to around 18,500 in Dec 2015) as well as Personal Page of Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla – Real Time Updates
  • Twitter Account: India in Thailand
  • Informative Website of the Embassy
  • Launch of Mobile Application on Common Yoga Protocol
  • Regular Sharing of Information with Indian Associations through Email

 H.E. Harsh Vardhan Singla

His Excellency has been the first Ambassador to be so transparently available to the common man. He has always been found standing amongst the common crowd and not to be separately seated high and above the rest. Inviting each and every individual seeker into his cabin and entertaining his/her problem at a personal level. Most grounded, and hence most loved!

His great efforts and initiatives can be seen in :-

  • Daily Open House for all Consular and Visa Issues – Since March 2015
  • 24-Hour Response on Emergencies
  • Community Welfare Representatives in Pattaya, Phuket, Krabi and Ko Samui
  • Suggestion Box at the Embassy Premises
  • Online Registration of Indian Nationals
  • Deployment of an Embassy Official at Suvarnabhumi Airport
  • Safety and Security of Indian Tourists – Jet Ski Scams (Pattaya)

And Promotion of Extensive People to People Contacts in the form of :_

  • ‘Festival of India in Thailand’ –– Reflection of Shared Cultural Heritage – (2014) and Strong Contemporary Ties (2015)
  • Successful Organisation of the First International Day of Yoga
  • World Sanskrit Conference 2015 and Regional Hindi Conference 2014
  • Mahatma Gandhi and His Majesty the King Exhibitions
  • Patron of the Indian Social Club of Thailand, an Umbrella Organisation of Indian Associations  
  • Students Exchange Programme and Scholarships to Thai Students to Study in India

He has also been very successful on the political front considering :-

  • Visit of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to India – Feb & July 2014
  • Visit of Hon’ble External Affairs Minister to Thailand – June 2015
  • Visits from India – Minister of State (I/C) for Commerce & Industry; Minister of Women & Child Development; Minister of State for Home Affairs; National Security Advisor
  • Visits from Thailand – Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Foreign Affairs; Minister of Commerce; Minister of Tourism and Sports

His contribution towards Comprehensive Bilateral Economic and Commercial Partnership has also been distinguished through :-

  • Launch and Promotion of ‘Make in India’ Campaign in Thailand
  • Buyer-Seller Meet/Business Interaction/Trade Promotion Events
  • Formation of Indian Business Leaders Forum in Thailand

And many such other tasks are commendable and will abide by us as assets/mementoes of a great achiever. Bangkok will dearly miss this well-wisher for his selfless love and simplicity. As we heave a heavy-hearted sigh, we wish H.E. Mr. Harsh Vardhan Shringla luck as he presses on his further journey. His enormous presence and kind-heartedness can’t be missed wherever he is, and he’s sure to spread love & laughter wherever he proceeds. His aura, his liveliness, his fortitude to make a difference will always be cherished.

We do hope to continue likewise with our forthcoming Ambassador to Thailand, thus carrying H.E. Mr. Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s labors forward.

Long Live H.E. Harsh Vardhan Shringla!

The Style Souk