President and Director of Public Health, Strategic Institute for Public Health Education and Research, Chandigarh
Mr. Rakesh Gupta presently is the President and Director Public Health at Strategic Institute of Public Health Education and Research SIPHER. He has a professional experience of 35 years in the area of public health.
He has served as an expertise in managing National Non-Communicable diseases Programmes especially Blindness Control/ Tobacco Control Programmes for more than 8 years. He has been awarded with WHO Award 2015 on World No Tobacco Day. As a part of tobacco control Represented MOHFW in WHO consultation on Plain packaging in Geneva 2017. Corneal Blindness Backlog Free Initiative and Tobacco Free Villages initiatives were accepted in Innovations conclave organized by Govt. of India at Indore .