Neeta Bhushan joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1994. As a career diplomat, her overseas assignments have included political and information work in Tokyo, Japan, Head of the Press, Culture and Information Wing in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Head of the Economic and Commercial Wing in the Indian Embassy in Berlin, Germany.
She also worked as a desk officer for Japan and Korea in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. Additionally, she was on deputation as Director in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance. She also worked briefly in the newly-created Development Partnership Administration in Ministry of External Affairs.
Before joining as Deputy Chief of Mission in Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi, she worked as Joint Secretary (Parliament and Coordination) in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.
She is married to Mr. Anurag Bhushan, Consul General of India in Dubai.