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AIIMS, Awantipora gets first Executive Director

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Srinagar: Lt Gen (Retd) Anup Banerji has been appointed as the first Executive Director AIIMS Awantipora, Kashmir.

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Department of Health and Family Welfare for appointment of Executive Directors, All India Medical Institutes at Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Patna, Rishikesh, Gowhati and Awantipora, an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Trainings(DoPT), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions said.

An alumnus of the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Dr. Anup Banerji is an eminent cardiologist and an exceptional administrator.

He held various important clinical and staff positions including Head of the Department of Medicine and Cardiology at MH CTC Pune and Army Hospital R&R, Consultant (Medicine and Cardiology) at CH (EC), MG (Med) MG & G Area, Comdt AMC Centre, and College Lucknow and DGMS (Navy).

On 27 January 2019, he was appointed as President’s Honorary Surgeon (PHS). He served as the DGMS (Army), Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services before his superannuation.

He has retired from service on December 31, 2020.

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