Ph.D. in Population Studies (IIPS, Mumbai), PG Diploma in Population and Development (JNU), Master of Statistics (Punjabi University). Some of his recent assignments include Chief Director, Monitoring and Evaluation, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Senior Expert National Family Health Survey and The World Bank.
He has diversified experience of serving for over 35 years in various positions in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
Explained: NPR and the need for a comprehensive national population databaseNewsroom / posted 06-Jan-2020
PMJAY is way forward to save poor from adverse health effects; here’s what govt must doNewsroom / posted 04-Dec-2019
India must save NSO as risk of faith erosion looms large with repeated report withholdingNewsroom / posted 20-Nov-2019
Population Explosion: Is India Heading for Another Crisis?Digital EGROW / posted 02-Sep-2019
PM Modi’s concerns over rising population: Policy prescriptions for tackling the issueNewsroom / posted 20-Aug-2019
National Medical Commission Bill: How rural people may finally get their due in healthcare servicesNewsroom / posted 02-Aug-2019
Budget 2019 and Swachh BharatNewsroom / posted 15-Jul-2019
Budget 2019: What good does it do?Newsroom / posted 15-Jul-2019
Budget 2019 for healthcare: Why it did not have muchNewsroom / posted 06-Jul-2019
Budget 2019: India’s health sector holds these expectations from budgetNewsroom / posted 02-Jul-2019