NHSRC Team

Executive Director

Dr Rajani R Ved
Executive Director
MBBS from Madras University, MPH from Harvard University, and is a Visiting Scientist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She has about 30 years of experience working on community based health services delivery and health systems strengthening Expertise includes design and evaluation of large-scale health programmes, implementation research and scaling up.

Ms. Krishna Bose
Personal Secretary to ED
MA (History) from Jaipur University. Has 18 years of work experience in Administration & HR. Working in the office of Executive Director NHSRC since January 2008

Community Processes

Dr. Garima Gupta
Sr. Consultant
BDS, PGDHM (IIHMR Jaipur). A lead member of various studies and evaluation at NHSRC. Key experience areas: Supporting states in ASHA programme implementation, performance monitoring and evaluation
Mr. Syed Mohd. Abbas
Consultant
MA (Sociology). Areas of work: Health, Sanitation & Nutrition. Areas of interest: Community processes interventions, implementation & training. Earlier worked with Unicef, Care in Bihar, UP & Rajasthan
Mr. Arun Srivastava 
Consultant
MA Economics (Allahabad University). 14 years exp in Supporting NGOs & PRIs, Water & Sanitation, ASHA & VHSNC interventions. Believes in convergence, community action and strengthening of PRIs & CBOs
Dr. Neha Dumka
Consultant
BDS, PGDHM (IIHMR, Jaipur). One year of clinical experience and six years of experience in implementation and evaluation in health-related projects. Earlier worked as Program Manager in Public Health Foundation of India.
Ms. Ima Chopra
Consultant
M.Sc (Food and Nutrition); PGDPHM (IIPH-Delhi). Four years of experience in therapeutic nutrition and four years of experience in implementing health-related research projects in schools and community. Areas of interest: Public Health Management and Project Implementation. ​
Ms. Vandana Jakhmola
Secretarial Assistant
Graduate from Delhi University. Has 15 years of work experience in Administration & HR. Working for Community Processes Division of NHSRC since November 2010

Healthcare Financing

Dr. K. Rahul Reddy
Senior Consultant
Team lead and focuses on National/ State Health Accounts, Strategic Purchasing, Healthcare financing diagnostics and strategies for UHC and SDGs. He has earlier worked with international and domestic not for profits in the areas of Health Insurance, UHC and health systems strengthening. He is Medical Doctor with Master's Degree specializing in Health Systems and Financing.
Mr. Tushar C. Mokashi
Consultant
A Healthcare Financing expert with 7+ years of experience. His core areas of work include preparation of National Health Accounts focusing on analysis of Government health expenditures; Stategic Purchasing; Public Private Partnerships; Costing of health services and UHC.
Ms. Jyotsna Negi
Consultant
M.sc Statistics (Hindu College, Delhi University) . 4+ years experience of handling large data sets like NSSO, NFHS,CES etc. Area of work: Preparation of National Health Accounts – India using Health Accounts Production Tool and data analysis for estimating private health expenditures. Previously has worked for Institute of Economic Growth and National Council for Applied Economic Research.

Healthcare Technology

Dr.S.B.Sinha
Advisor
Qualified Biomedical Engineer and have more than 30 years of experience in managing healthcare technologies and holds PhD in Healthcare Technology, Masters in Finance & Control and PG Diploma in Healthcare Administration.
Mr. Mohamamad Ameel
Sr. Consultant
A biomedical engineer and a technical columnist. Completed a fellowship in health technology assessment. Previous experience of working at head of biomedical engineering in large teaching hospitals
Mr. Prabhat Arora
Consultant
A versatile engineer with past experience of working with State Medical Service Corporations, Postgraduate in Medical Physics (University of Manchester) and B.Tech. in Biomedical Engineering.
Anjaney
Consultant
Biomedical Engineer with experience in handling Medical device industrial projects. Extensive knowledge of Radiology, intra operative Neuro-Imaging & navigation Systems
Mr. Ajai Basil
Consultant
Graduation in Biomedical Engineering (B.Tech.) from Calicut University and Post-Graduation in Biomaterials from Queen Mary, University of London. Experienced in clinical engineering, installation and research on medical devices.
Vigneshwaran PS
Consultant
Biomedical Engineer with six years of comprehensive experience and knowledge of customer support, testing, research, designing and coordination of project activities relating to Bio Safety Level 3 (BSL -3) laboratory upgrades as per WHO guidelines and also involved in servicing and managing medical equipment and interacting with the R&D team on new medical instruments.
Ms. Akriti Chahar Tomar
Consultant
Master's in Clinical Research from Cranfield University, pursuing PhD in Health & Biomedical Sciences. Experience in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) of Medical Device, including: Elaboration of HTA report, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, literature critical appraisal and Health Economic evaluation.
Ms. Manju Bist
Secretarial assistant
Graduate from Delhi University.Has done diploma in Secretarial Practices.7 years of work experience in administration and HR,currently working with Healthcare Technology Division,NSHRC.

Human Resources for Health

Dr.Vinay Bothra
Senior Consultant
Orthopaedic surgeon turned public health doctor. Over a decade experience with Public Health England (PHE) on generic public health, communicable disease control and emergency preparedness. Currently involved in health systems strengthening. Interests in Universal Health Coverage, public health policy/planning and health advocacy.
Mr. Nishant Sharma
Consultant
MBA (Health Mgmt). Over 4 years exp. Core work areas: Facilitating development of operational framework of bridge course for mid-level cadre and studying establishment procedures of health staff pan India
Mr. Prankul Goel
Consultant
MBA (Public Health Informatics). Over 6 years exp. Core work areas: Accessing issues in HR, studying retention strategies, public health workforce issues, and enabling mechanisms to fill HR gaps
Ms. Radhika Gupta
Consultant
Dr. Shweta Singh
Consultant
BDS, MPH (TISS). One year exp in Health Informatics. Support states and MoHFW in designing strategies for reinforcement of HR for Health. Areas of interest: Policy, Planning and NCD
Mr. Sanjay Ray
Assistant-Data Entry
Performs Data Entry tasks, undertakes secretarial assistance related works for Human Resource for Health and HMIS division

Public Health Administration

Dr. Himanshu Bhushan
Advisor
Mr. Prasanth K. S
Sr. Consultant
Specializes in Implementation of Public Health Laws. Area of interest: Health Governance. Worked for GoI guidelines on Maternal Death Review, Near Miss, Child Death Review, Skills Lab, MNH Toolkit
Mr. Ajit Kumar Singh
State Facilitator, Bihar
Social scientist, working in the field of Public health since last 14 years with vast experience in Immunization, District Health planning, Micronutrient initiative. Works closely with Govt of Bihar
Ms. Shivangi Rai
Consultant

Public Health Planning

Mr. Padam Khanna
Sr. Consultant
Over 30 years of exp in Health and Development sector with GoI and Development Partners. Areas of expertise: Community Health, Advocacy, Research & Training, Communication and Programme Management
Dr. Ajay Patle
Sr. Consultant
A Public Health Professional over 7 years of experience in implementation, research and policy formulation for RCH & HIV/AIDS programs .Rich experience in implementation of RMNCH+A strategy across high priority district in the country.
Dr. Madhusudan Yadav
Sr. Consultant

A believer in the philosophy of Carpe Diem, an avid rider and a public health practitioner; I have an experience of 3 years in program management and maternal health

Mr. Anil Kumar Gupta
Consultant
A Clinical Psychologist with M.Phil in Public Health from JNU. 5 years of work experience with Govt & Non Govt Organizations, especially in UP & Northeast. Areas of interest: TB and RCH
Dr. Manoj Kumar Singh
Consultant
Ph.D in Community Health from JNU. Expertise in training Geriatric Care givers and ASHA, Developing and Editing Resource Materials, Research, Conducting ToT and Awareness building
Ms. Jyoti Jagtap
Consultant
With academic background of Psychology & Sociology, 12 years’ experience in development and health sector, developed papers & concepts, proposals, monitoring checklists, tools, training modules etc
Dr. Nisha Singh
Consultant
PGDHM from IHMR, Jaipur. Has worked as a fellow HMIS in Maharashtra and West Bengal. Currently working in data analysis with HMIS team at NHSRC
Ms. Neha Agarwal
Consultant
PG in Health and Hospital Management from IIHMR, Delhi and PG in Public Health Nutrition from PHFI, New Delhi. Having 6 years of Experience in Public Health Planning and Management Information System. Worked under NUHM for 3 years as well.
Ms. Ashi Karke
Secretarial Assistant
Graduate from Delhi University. Currently pursuing MBA in HR. Has 11 years of work experience in Administration & HR. Working for Public Health Planning Division since last six years
Ms. Sharvari Ubale
Consultant
Postgraduate in Hospital and Health Management from IIHMR, New Delhi with more than 5 years of work experience in Program Management, Training and Capacity Building and Health System Strengthening.

Quality Improvement

Dr. J. N. Srivastava
Advisor
A Public Health Expert having core-competency in BMW Management and RCH Services
Dr. Parminder Gautam
Sr. Consultant
M.Phil. (Health Systems Management) BITS Pilani, MBA (Health Care Administration) FMS, DU with 20 years of experience in Hospital and Health system Management
Dr. Nikhil Prakash Gupta
Sr. Consultant
PG in Quality Management. Certified lean practitioner and Six Sigma Black Belt. 7 years of exp. 4 Published works in International Journals. Core Competence in developing Quality standards and tools
Dr. Deepika Sharma
Consultant
PGD in Hospital Management & Health Promotion, lead auditor for ISO 9001:2008. 5 years' experience in establishing & implementing Quality System. Lead & Co-Author for various publications
Ms. Richa Sharma
Consultant
A Physiotherapist from Kurukshetra Univ with PGD in Health and Hospital Administration. Over 3 years' experience in handling quality improvement projects including NABH, ISO and NABL
Ms. Surbhi Sharma
Consultant
PGDHM (IHMR Jaipur). A certified NABH Assessor. 7 years' experience as a public health manager in Govt & Pvt sector. Other working areas: HMIS, Programme management & capacity building
Dr. Jag Jeet Singh
Consultant
Experienced in Clinical as well as Quality Management. Successfully completed ISO 9001:2008 Certification project. Area of interest: Implementation of Operational guidelines for QA in PHF, 2013
Dr. Sushant Kumar Agrawal
Consultant
5 year of experience in the field of Quality Management System of Healthcare Facilities. Areas of expertise: ISO, NABH and NQAS of Public Health Facilities
Ms. Vinny Arora
Consultant
MBA (Hospital Administration), PG certified (QM & AHO). 11 years of experience in health care Quality and operations management. Area of Expertise:- Accreditation & training, Infection Control.
Dr. Namit Singh Tomar
Consultant
BDS, PGDPHM, MBA (HM) with 5 years of experience in Healthcare Quality & Medical Administration. Bronze belt in Lean Management with area of expertise: Accreditation, training & setting up Quality Systems in HCO's
Ms. Indu Suryawanshi
Secretarial Assistant
Graduate from Delhi University with nine years' experience in Office Administration

Administration

Dr. Uddipan Dutta
Principal Administrative Officer
33 years of experience in Air Force Medical Services which includes Primary Medical Care, Medical Administration & Recruitment. Has a Diploma in Medical Law & Ethics from NLSIU, consequently has interest in field of Medical Law and Ethics
Mr. Virendra Prasad
Consultant Administration
20 years' experience in Admin & Accounts Deptt. of Indian Air Force. 9 years' experience in Admin &Establishment/Accounts in Delhi University South Campus. Working with NHSRC since November 2011
Mr.Gaurav Prakash
Finance Manager
Master degree in finance. He joined NHSRC in Feb-2017. He has over 15 years of experience of corporate and non-profit sector. Prior to join NHSRC, he worked in Nokia and WHO country office India.
Mr. Ashok Pathar
Consultant Accounts
Graduate from Delhi University. Has 25 years of work experience in managing Accounts & Finance. Working with NHSRC since October 2008
Ms. Sujata Rana
Consultant
MBA in finance with 12 year experience in accounts and finance.
Ms. Neha Rastogi
Accounts Assistant
Masters in Commerce, currently pursuing MBA in Finance. A certified lead auditor of ISO 9001:2008. 8 years' experience in finance and account sector. Working with NHSRC since 2011.
Mr. Vinit Goklani
Human Resource Manager
MBA with over 15 years of experience in HR/Administration. Specialization in Recruitments at all levels and Strategic HR functions
Mr. Subrata Kumar Patel
Consultant-HR
PGDBM (Human Resource Management) with 10 years of experience in HR/Admin. Specialization in Recruitments and HR Generalist functions
Mr. Mukesh Kumar
HR Assistant
BA with over 5 years of experience in in HR/Admin. Specialization in Recruitment, Data Management, Documentation Process and File Management
Mr. Mukesh Kumar
IT Executive
B.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering). Certified in CCNA, CCNP, MCSE. Over 5 years of experience in Networking. Earlier Projects: CWG-2010 with Cert-IN and SWAN Uttarakhand
Amit Arora
Admin Assistant