Indian Consul 'Officer' Applauded for COVID-19 Work at Farewell Dinner

Written on 06/10/2024
Asia91 Team

The Greater Morris County Indian American Association hosted a farewell and thank you dinner for Mr. Vijay Krishnan, the outgoing Consul for Community Affairs at the Indian Consulate in New York.


The event celebrated Mr. Krishnan's exceptional service, particularly his efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, and welcomed the incoming consul, Ms. Pragya Singh. Mr. Krishnan played a crucial role in coordinating assistance for Indian nationals in the USA, particularly in the New York area, which has the highest number of Indian diaspora.


  • Mr. Vijay Krishnan was recognized for his exceptional service to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As the Consul for Community Affairs, Mr. Krishnan coordinated critical support for Indian nationals in the USA, including visa and travel assistance.
  • The New York Consulate, where Mr. Krishnan served, supports the largest Indian diaspora in the USA.
  • The event also introduced the incoming Consul for Community Affairs, Ms. Pragya Singh.
  • Mr. Krishnan was honored with a plaque and memento from the community.