Panagariya becomes state planning board member
Dr Ashok Panagariya, who retired on Tuesday as the principal of SMS Medical College, has become a member of planning board of the state. He will now be advising the government on policy matters relating to medical health, research and allied services. Panagariya will work from Yojana Bhawan and will also advise government over converging tertiary health service with the primary level care, promotion of research activities and induction of information technology in the medical education and public health and engineering sector. The innovative policy inclusion like outsourcing of various services and convergence of courses between various universities will also come under his scope of work as the member of planning board.
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