Pankaj Sharma has been appointed as the ambassador and India's permanent representative to the United Nations Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, an official statement said.
Mr Sharma is currently the joint secretary (Disarmament and International Security Division) in the Ministry of External Affairs.
He will replace Amandeep Gill.
Pankaj Sharma had replaced Amandeep Gill as joint secretary of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) division.
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