MBBS, PhD ( Medical Informatics)
Advisor, Telemedicine and Health Informatics
Mahatama Gandhi University of Medical Sciences and Technology
He has served in the Indian Army for 38 years. He served as Commanded (Medical Superintendent or CEO equivalent) Field Hospital in Srinagar, J&K, Military hospitals in Pithoragarh, Uttaranchal, Jabalpur, Udhampur. He was in charge as Commandant of Officers Training College at Army Medical Centre, Lucknow responsible to impart military training to young civilian doctors, senior medical officers and paramedics. He has retired on 31 Dec 2012 from the Army as Major General (Medical) in charge of 37 hospitals in South Western Command. He did his Schooling from St Xaviers High School, Jaipur from 1957 to 1968, completed his Medical education from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune from 1974. He is PhD in Medical Informatics and Community Medicine from Linkoping University, Sweden.
Presently he is advisor in Telemedicine to Mahatama Gandhi Hospital for restarting Rajasthan Govt. telemedicine Project in 33 district hospitals as a PPP model. Recently established a Department of Health Informatics in the university.