Nagma Mallick


Nagma Mohammed Mallick an IFS officer of the 1991 batch is the Indian Ambassador to the Republic of Poland. Born to  Keralite parents from Kasaragod she was educated at St Stephen’s College & Delhi School of Economics. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and a master’s degree in Economics. She was a TV and stage actress, and acted in India’s first television soap opera, Hum Log.


She started her career in 1991 as a career diplomat in the foreign service. Her first assignment was to the UNESCO Indian Mission in Paris. Later , she worked in various departments of the Ministry of External Affairs. She also served as staff officer to former Prime Minister IK Gujral.

Nagma was in charge of the commercial wing at the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu. She was also an ambassador to Tunisia and Brunei.

Personal details

Nagma is the daughter of Mohammad Habibullah and Sulu Bhanu, both residents of Fort Road, Kasaragod. Habibullah and his family shifted to Delhi from Kasaragod after getting a job in the Central Government’s Overseas Communications Department. Nagma was born and raised in Delhi.

She is married with one son (Aftab) and one daughter (Arnaz). Her spouse, Farid Inam Mallick is a lawyer based in New Delhi. She speaks English, Hindi, Malayalam and French. Her interests are in Indian classical dance, English literature, fitness and nutrition.