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ABOUT US is a premium and user-friendly Information-cum-News Portal having complete contact details and other coordinates of Ministries / Departments in Central & State Governments and Public Sector Undertakings. Since its inception in April 2000, has been disseminating positive and constructive news related to policies and programmes of the government.

The objective of the website is to provide news and information to varied user groups at a single click. Within a short period of launch, the website emerged as a bridge between the common people and Government. began with the basic model to put together all information related to contact details, during the time when information was not so easy to access. We at toiled and put in massive efforts to gather relevant inputs from our associates and subsequently post them on the website for our users which took around 18 months to collate and put it in a structured manner on the website.

The contact details constituted information pertaining to website addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers of key officials of Government across the country. The information having the contact details covered the entire Government spectrum including the offices of the President of India, Prime Minister, Council of Ministers, Ministries and Departments, Public Sector undertakings, State Governments and Union Territories. Information related to Foreign Missions based in India, Indian Missions/Posts abroad were also hosted on the site and was updated regularly as and when there was a change in hierarchy.

The website was inaugurated on 27th August 2001 by the then Union Minister of Communications, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan. Dr. (Smt.) NajmaHeptulla (Deputy Speaker, LokSabha) was the Chief Guest and Dr. Sahib Singh Verma, Former Chief Minister of Delhi was the Guest of Honour at the inaugural function with top bureaucrats, technocrats, information technology experts and students gracing the occasion. The Ambassador of Peru was also present on the occasion.

The Hindi version of the website was inaugurated by the then Hon’ble Lok Sabha Speaker, Shri Manohar Joshi on 17th October 2002. Also present in the event were the Minister of State for Women & Child Development, Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, then Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Ram Naik and then Union Minister of Power, Shri Anant Geete.

Within a span of 18 glorious years it has grown into a massive website containing News & Information of more than 100,000 pages of useful information getting overwhelming response and hits from India and from more than 159 countries, as well. We take immense pride in sharing that people from all walks of life find the website as a one-stop solution for their searching needs. So popular is the website that we get automatic feedback and alerts from relevant Govt Ministries / State Govts / PSUs and Embassies for updating the information on the website. having readily available and relevant information became an instant hit with bureaucrats, journalists, policy makers, students, academicians and other users. It is still a niche website on the world wide web.

Our strength, integrity and value-added coverage related to government got accredited with Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in the year 2010.

With a sustained encouragement and support from all our readers, users & associates, continued its endeavor to empower people with ready information by adding a new feather in the year 2014 in the form of, flagship venture of

DIPLOMACYINDIA.COM was formally inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (Independent Charge) on 30th November 2015.

The website is exclusively devoted to detailing India’s diplomatic and economic engagement with key countries of the world. It seeks to explain the government’s policies at the diplomatic, economic, cultural levels to ensure that our bilateral, trilateral and multilateral relations with different countries of the world grows enormously. has an exclusive Youtube News Channel having a rich collection of Interviews of Heads of Mission (Ambassador / High Commissioners) based in India, Exclusive videos on Culture and Tourism and various engagements of Foreign Missions based in India. Besides Youtube it also has presence on Facebook and Twitter page.

I take this opportunity to highlight few striking and remarkable moments since the inception of The recognition conferred to enabled me to have the honour to attend World Hindi Conference in the year 2007 held at New York, USA under the aegis of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Also attended the Eurasian Media Forum in Almaty, Kazakhstan. In the Year 2008 undertook NDC course sponsored by the Republic of China (Tawian). I had the privilege and honour to get nominated by the Uzbek Embassy in India to be an International Election Observer for Uzbek Parliamentary Election (2014) and Presidential Elections in 2015 & 2016. Had the honour to attend the 1st Press Briefing of EXPO 2017 in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan. In the year 2015 had the opportunity to attend the World Internet Conference 2015 in Wuzhen, China. Also visited New Zealand & Indonesia on FAM trip on an invitation from respective embassy.

We have take one more initiative to  confer “ Excellence Awards” to the Movers & Shakers who have produced a lasting impact through the flagship programmes& schemes of Union & State Governments all over the country. Keeping in view the completion of 4 years of Modi Government these Awards are conceived and designed to recongnise the challenges, commitment, Resilience and Path breaking contributions made by Individuals & Institutions involved in designing & execution of flagship schemes and programmes of Central, State Governments and Public Sector Undertakings which proved the game changer in the lives of people & society at large.

We shall also be felicitating Diplomats (Heads of Foreign Missions based in India) for their outstanding contributions to enhance the level of Diplomatic Relations & Promoting trade, Technical Collaboration, Tourism and Education etc.

On this occasion we are pleased to present a small souvenir depicting pictorial journey of covering the highlights during the last 18 years. We are privileged to have goodwill messages from eminent personalities within the Government, published in this Souvenir.


Ameya Sathaye
CEO & Editor

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