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Balram Bhargava appointed as new Director General of ICMR

Our Bureau, New Delhi
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 14:30 Hrs  [IST]

Balram-Bhargava1.jpgBalram Bhargava, a senior consultant cardiologist at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), is appointed as the new Director General (DG) of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health Research, according to a circular issued by the cabinet appointments committee.

Bhargava will be succeeding Soumya Swaminathan, appointed the deputy director general for the World Health Organisation in October 2017.

Bhargava, a leader in the field of biomedical innovations in India, is a recipient of Padma Shri for his contributions to the field of medicine. He played a key role in the establishment of the Stem Cell Facility at AIIMS which initiated treatment for dilated cardiomyopathy patients.


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respected sir,

We are very glad to know that you have have been appointed as DG of ICMR New Delhi. I am one of of retired staff of HRRC project and tender my service continously 35 years . But unfortunately I ahve got no benefit of regalar service on the otherside the 56 project have got permanent on same category of HRRC project staff. Pleaase look after the matter and your interfere at this present condition.
I hope you will co-operate and extend your help in this matter otherwise we are reaslly helpless. Please acknowldge and let me know your guidance what we have to do now.

With regards.

HRRC project (Retired)
Division of RCH, Dept. of DHR
Govt. of India.Ministry of Health & FW>
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