Dr. V.M. Katoch, M.D.

2019-06-11T15:12:22+05:30June 11th, 2019|

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council

Former Secretary Department of Health (DHR)& Director General Indian Council of Medical Research; Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

As the founder Secretary of new department, Dr Katoch has played important role in developing and implementing five new schemes to accomplish these nine new business which include (i) establishment of multi-disciplinary research units (MRUs) in government medical colleges with focus on NCDs, RCH, gender issues etc. (ii) Model Rural Health Research units (iii) Virology Research Laboratories in states and medical colleges (iv) Scheme for Human Resources for Health Research (v) Grant in Aid scheme for projects focused on inter-sectoral collaboration and coordination.