Membership & Positions

♦ Member BRICS Working Group International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth

♦ Member, Central Asia eHealth Network Study Group ( Ministry Of External Affairs, Govt of India )

♦ Member Working Group on M2M Health, Telecommunications Engineering Center Department. of Telecommunications,
   Govt of India.

♦ Member, UAE eHealth Working Group- nominated by Telemedicine Society of India.

♦ Advisor, Tamilnadu Chapter, Telemedicine Society of India

♦ Nominated member Medical Electronics Evaluation and Advisory Group (MEAG) of Industry Innovation Programme on
  Medical Electronics (IIPME) if the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) under Dept of
  Biotechnology Govt of India

♦ Mentoring and Evaluation ‑Social Innovation Technical Advisory Group(M&E STAG) Social Innovation Programme for
   Products Affordable & Relevant to Societal Health (SPARSH) under Dept of Biotechnology Govt of India.

♦ Formerly Member Programme Advisory Committees in Health Sciences under Science & Engineering Research Board
   ‑ a statutory body under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India..

♦ As Founder and Head of the largest and oldest telemedicine network in South Asia (Apollo Telemedicine Networking
   Foundation) have overseen over 97,000 teleconsultation in 25 different specialties particularly for suburban India

♦ Playing a major role in introducing mHealth in India including assisting in setting up of a 24/7 Medical Response Centre.

♦ First in India ( Aug 2007) to carry out clinical trials in wireless telemedicine

♦ Mentoring and Evaluation ‑ Social Innovation Technical Advisory Group(M&E STAG) Social Innovation Programme for
   Products Affordable & Relevant to Societal Health (SPARSH) under Dept of Biotechnology Govt of India.

♦Tele-camps: Principal Organizer Mega Multi Speciality Tele Camp Ajmer Feb 11th to 12th 2012, Surat .Feb 16th,
  Srirangam Feb 24th and Bodinayak Feb 25th 2012. With 548 tele-2consultations in 13 specialties from 6 tertiary
  hospitals in 18 hours the Ajmer tele -camp is possibly the world's largest tele-camp from a Hospital on Wheels

♦ Overseen setting up telemedicine units at 14,000 ft height in the Himalayas for the Himachal Pradesh government and
   providing TeleHealth to 60000 Internet enabled villages Columbia University had selected ATNF as a case study to
   demonstrate global best practices.