Prof. Shatrunjay Rawat Appointed Member on Steering Committee for National Health Portal
September 24, 2012
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This is a belated announcement.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India (GoI) appointed Prof. Shatrunjay Rawat, System Associate Professor, IIIT-H, as a member on Steering Committee for National Health Portal (NHP).
The Ministry is setting up a National Health Portal (NHP) to provide consolidated and reliable health and healthcare related information to general public in India. Besides general public, the NHP will cater to a wide spectrum of users such as academicians, students, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers, etc.
The initiative to set up the NHP follows from the recommendations of the GoI's National Knowledge Commission (NKC).
Constituted on August 2, 2011, the Steering Committee will provide strategic direction and formulate policy for the design, development, and implementation of the NHP.
Click here to see the nomination letter.
Besides the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Prof. Shatrunjay has been associated with Government of India's (GoI's) Planning Commission (PC) and Department of Post (DoP), as a member on several of their key advisory committees, over the past five years.
Below are some of the high level committees he has served on.
Working Group for Department of Posts for Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-17); since 2011; check
Steering Committee for IT Modernization (Phase 2), the DoP's apex decision making body on expanding and upgrading the department's countrywide IT infrastructure; since 2010.
Committee on Information Communication Technology on Rural Post Offices (CICTRPO), in 2009.
Expert Committee on IT Modernization Project‘India Post 2012', in 2009.
Technical Committee for IT Initiatives, in 2007.
About Prof. Shatrunjay Rawat
For details about Prof. Shatrunjay's research interests, check his page here.
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