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Dr. V.K. Paul

Dr. V.K. Paul

Dr. V. K. Paul, Professor

Member, NITI Aayog

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The Government of India appointed Dr Paul as a Member of the National Institution for Transforming India, the NITI Aayog, in August 2017 where he leads the Health and Nutrition verticals. He has played a pivotal role in formulating the POSHAN Abhiyaan and the Ayushman Bharat initiative.

 

Prior to bring appointed as Member, NITI Aayog, Dr. Paul has been a member of the faculty at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi for over 32 years and Head of the Department of Pediatrics for nearly a decade. 

 

Dr. Paul is an internationally renowned paediatrician, academic, medical research and public health exponent.  He was conferred the prestigious Ihsan Dogramaci Family Health Foundation Prize by WHO at the 2018 World Health Assembly.

 

Prof. Paul has recently been appointed as the Chairman of The Board of Governors of Medical Council of India.