By Our Staff Reporter
Rishikesh, 21 Sep: Professor Arvind Rajwanshi, Executive Director, AIIMS Rae Bareli, took over additional charge as Director, AIIMS Rishikesh, here, today. On the occasion, the Heads of Departments and senior officers of the institute welcomed the new director and apprised him of work being done at the institute.
After taking charge of AIIMS Rishikesh, Professor Rajwanshi obtained detailed information about the activities of the institute from senior officials. He said that various health facilities being provided by AIIMS would be reviewed and improved.
Earlier, the officers of the institute, heads of departments, doctors, faculty members, etc., welcomed him on his arrival at AIIMS.
Dr Arvind Rajwanshi did his MBBS from the Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, (Himachal Pradesh) in 1977. He did MD Pathology from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, in the year 1981 and did MRC Pathology in 1994 from Royal College of Pathologists, London. He did his Senior Residency from PGIMER, Chandigarh, and joined as a consultant in the same Institute. He was Head of the Department of Cytology and Gynecological Pathology, PGIMER, Chandigarh from the year 2003 to January 2020. He has also been Dean (Research) and Dean (Academics) of PGIMER, Chandigarh, till 23 March, 2020. He joined as the Executive Director & CEO of AIIMS Rae Bareli on 23 March, 2020.
Professor Manoj Gupta, Dean – Academics, and other faculty members and officials were present.