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Dr Promila Gupta to take over as DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare


Dr Promila Gupta to take over as DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

New Delhi: Additional Director General of Health Service Dr Promila Gupta will take over as the DGHS (officer incharge) in the Health Ministry from April 2.

She will succeed Dr B D Athani, currently incharge of the DGHS office.

Athani was given the charge “with full powers” in January after DGHS Dr Jagdish Prasad proceeded on an “earned leave” due to a vigilance probe pending against him.

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“Dr Promila Gupta, Additional DGHS, Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is appointed as DGHS (officer incharge) with effect from April 2 or from the date of assumption of charge of the post of the DGHS, whichever is later, till she attains the age of 62 years or till further orders,” said an office order.

According to an order issued last month, Prasad’s leave was extended till April 30.

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Source: PTI
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    Dr ASHOK KHURANA May 2, 2018, 4:22 pm

    Many congratulations , Dr Promila Gupta . Learned only recently about your elevation to the top post . Convey my congrats to Dr V K Gupta also .

  2. Congratulations Dr. Promila. You deserve it.

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    Dr Kirti Bhushan March 30, 2018, 7:05 pm

    Congratulations Dr Promila 💐🌹

  4. what is the need of DGHS . The functions of this post could be well taken care off by the health secretory . This post should have been abolished and money saved by the Govt .

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    Dr. Amita verghese March 30, 2018, 1:23 pm

    Proud to see you reach the top. It\’s all
    Your hard work and sincerity that brings you to this post.
    Congrats Promilla.