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Anshuman Gaur Wikipedia
Anshuman Gaur (born 11 June 1974) is an Indian Foreign Service Officer of 2001 batch. In June 2015, he was appointed as the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to the Vice President of India. He also writes poetry in English.
Gaur was born in Patna, Bihar. His mother was a University Professor and father was a civil servant. He studied in St Michael's High School Patna and Graduated from Patna Science College in 1995.
After initial training at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Gaur Went to the Foreign Service Institute New Delhi. After the course he was posted to Paris, France for language Training. He served as Second Secretary at Permanent Mission of India to UNESCO, Paris. He returned to India and served in the Ministry of External Affairs as Under Secretary (Bhutan) and as OSD (PR) in XP Division, where he was tasked with the handling of the foreign media in India. In 2009 he was posted as First Secretary (Political) to Embassy of India in Kathmandu, Nepal. In Nepal he initiated several new bilateral cooperation programmes including training of Nepalese diplomats in India. In 2012, he was posted to Indian Embassy in Paris France as Counsellor (Economic and Commercial). He worked to expand India-France trade and investment. He met French business persons and gave talks all over France. He was the keynote speaker at 5 plus City Forum seminar on Smart Cities held in Paris,France. He was also the keynote speaker at Seminar on Clean India- Challenges & Opportunities, organized by IFFCI in Mumbai on 8 April 2015.
He is married to Apoorva Srivastava, who also an Indian Foreign Service officer. They have two daughters, Ananya and Ayana.Awarded the Bimal Sanyal Medal for Best Officer Trainee for 2001 batch at the Foreign Service Institute
Monograph 'War Under Nuclear Shadow'- FSI, 2002
Isthmus of Time, a collection of poetry, ISBN 978-8193458501