New Head appointments for ICMR & AIIMS

23 September 2022 | News

Dr Rajiv Bahl takes charge as DG-ICMR while Dr M Srinivas is the new Director of AIIMS

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Dr Rajiv Bahl has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Secretary of the Department of Health Research, for a period of three years.

Dr Bahl has been serving as the Head of Research on Maternal, Newborn child and adolescent health-cum-newborn unit head,Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing, World Health Organisation.

He steps into this new position after former DG-ICMR Dr Balram Bhargava completed his term. Dr Bhargava was appointed as DG-ICMR in April 2018.

On the other hand, Dr M Srinivas is taking charge as the new director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. With three decades of service at Department of Pediatric Surgery, AIIMS, New Delhi, he has an illustrious career & has spearheaded the development of new units, departments and trained thousands of students and trainees so far.

The tenure of the outgoing AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria came to an end this week.


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