New Delhi – Mr Taranjit Singh Sandhu , presently High Commissioner of India, Colombo in Sri Lanka has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the United States of America. He has previously served as Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy of India in Washington D.C. from July 2013 to January 2017 and Consul General of India in Frankfurt from September 2011 to July 2013. Taranjit Singh Sandhu, a 1988-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, is currently posted as High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka. Mr Sandhu replaces cas Indias envoy in Washington Shringla has been named as Indias next foreign secretary.