About Us Consul General

Hitesh Jogenderlal Rajpal


Born on 12 December 1981. He is a Computer Engineer from Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Pune, India. After a short stint with Veritas Software India Ltd (2003-04), he joined the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) in 2006.

Before joining as Consul General of India in Edinburgh, Scotland, he was The Director (Bangladesh - Myanmar) in Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. He has served as Regional Passport Officer, Delhi (2016-18) and also served at Indian Missions - High Commission of India, Pretoria (2013-16), Embassy of India, Panama City (2010-13) and Embassy of India, Madrid (2008-10). In Ministry of External Affairs, he served earlier in the Latin America & Caribbean Division (2007-08)

He speaks Spanish and English, along with three Indian languages (Hindi, Marathi and Punjabi). 
He is married and has two children.
He likes travelling and enjoys Golf.