India's Economy and Business Climate - Guest Speaker: Dr. K. Srikar Reddy, Consul General of India in San Francisco

Wednesday, April 03, 2024
Event Time 09:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PT
Location Burk Hall, Room 28
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The Lam Family College of Business is honored to host a talk with Dr. K. Srikar Reddy, Consul General of India in San Francisco, on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Burk Hall, Room 28 at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco.

Dr. Reddy will discuss India's Economy and Business Climate.


Biography of Dr. K Skrikar Reddy

Dr. K. Srikar Reddy before taking over as the Consul General of India at San Francisco, served at the Department of Commerce, Government of India as Joint Secretary where he oversaw India’s commercial relations with countries in Africa and the Middle-East. He was the Chief Negotiator of India for the India-Mauritius Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) and India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) that entered into force on 01 April 2021 and 01 May 2022 respectively.

He joined the Indian Foreign Service in the year 2001 and served in various positions at Indian Missions including Germany and Switzerland. Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of India to the World Trade Organization (WTO) from August 2014 to October 2017. He was India's Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from October 2017 to March 2020.

He also served at the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi and handled India’s relations with Pakistan and East and Southern Africa (E&SA). He served as Regional Passport Officer, Hyderabad (July 2011 – August 2014) where he transformed the delivery of passport services in then undivided state of Andhra Pradesh, India for which he was awarded the “Passport Seva Puraskar (Best Passport Officer)” in June 2013.

Dr. Reddy was born in the district of Warangal, Telangana. He studied Medicine (MBBS) at Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal India. He speaks Telugu, Hindi, English and German.

He is married to Prathima Koppula, an IT professional, and has one son.


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