|Surgeon Vice Admiral AC Anand|
takes over as DGMS (Navy)
|Surgeon Vice Admiral Anil Chandra Anand took over as the Director General Medical Services (Navy) on 01 June.|
A gold medallist from the King George Medical College, Lucknow, he was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps on 30 Nov 1975. The surgeon specialised in Medicine and super specialised in Gastroenterology. As a gastroenterologist the Flag Officer pioneered a state of the art `Liver Transplant Centre` at the Army Hospital (R&R) from conceptualisation and development to operationalisation.
A researcher & teacher par excellence, the Surgeon Admiral is an academician with over 250 scientific papers in National and International medical journals including the Lancet and the European Journal of Gastroentronology.
Some of his previous prestigious appointments include Professor & Head of Department of ‘Medicine’ at AFMC Pune and at Army Hospital (R&R) at Delhi, Commandant of Command Hospital (SC) Pune, Senior Consultant (Medicine) and DG(Org & Pers) in DGAFMS Office.
Source : Press Information Bureau
Youth of North-East India: Demographics and Readership (Highlights) Union Human Resource Development Minister Dr M M Pallam Raju , will release a report Youth of North-East India: Demographics and Readership in New Delhi tomorrow, 20 th November, 2012. Ministers of State for HRD, Sh Jitin Prasada and Dr Shashi Tharoor would also be present on the occasion. This focused Report attempts to give an analytical and detailed account of the reading habits of the literate youth in the north-eastern states and their exposure to different forms of media, and how diverse socio-economic and motivational factors impact their reading habit. The reading of ‘leisure or non-text books’ among the literate youth is the special focus of the study. The Report is a follow-up study of the National Youth Readership Survey (2009-10) assigned to National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) by the NBT under the National Action Plan for the Readership Development amon