Soumya Swaminathan appointed DG of ICMR

New Delhi: Scientist Soumya Swaminathan was today appointed as Director General (DG), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary in Department of Health Research.

Soumya Swaminathan was today appointed as Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research
Soumya Swaminathan was today appointed as Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research.

Swaminathan is presently Director, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT) in Chennai.

She has been appointed for a period of three years, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is the apex body for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research in the country.

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