Elected by the ISN-Advancing Clinical Trial (ACT) as ISN-ACT Committee member for 2 years starting on 1-Jun-16.
I was invited by Swe¬dish Ministry for Health and Social Affairs, as technical expert to this high-level conference titled ‘Fine-tuning health care – improved outcomes and cost efficiency using quality re¬gistries’, which took place in Stockholm, Sweden on 21–22 May, 2013.
Invited to be member of the Clinical Endpoint Adjudication Committee (CEAC) for Centre of Excellence – Centre for Cardio-metabolic Risk Reduction in South Asia (COE-CARRS) Translation trial to reduce CVD risk and events in diabetes patients funded by National Institutes of Health– National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, USA
Invited by Swedish Ministry for Health and Social Affairs, as technical expert to this high-level conference titled ‘Fine-tuning health care – improved outcomes and cost efficiency using quality registries’, which took place in Stockholm, Sweden on 21–22 May, 2013.
Founder member of International Society of Nephrology and –American Nephrologist of Indian Origin Committee for promoting nephrology care in India (2012)
Included as subject expert for the Education Website of International Society of Nephrology from Indian subcontinent. (2012)
Visited Australia (Adelaide, Sydney and Brisbane) for setting up of Transplant Registry for National Organ Transplant Program of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India during 10th to 21st Oct 2011.
Invited by University of Washington, Seattle for a talk on “Renal Replacement Therapy in India” on 16th Nov 2011.
Gone to Spain for official visit as member of delegation of MOHFW, government of India regarding National Organ Transplant Program in India.
“Scholarship for WCN-2009 Satellite conference “ Kidney Diseases in Disadvantageous Populations” at Milan Italy from 26th to 28th May 2009
Invited to represent India during KDIGO (Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcome) controversy conference on “ Chronic Kidney Disease as Global Health problem: Approaches and Initiative” held at Amsterdam during 12-14th Oct 2006
Invited to review the book titled “Kidney Diseases in the Developing World and Ethnic Minorities” Meguid El Nahas (ed) Taylor and Francis, 2005 for New England Journal of Medicine.
Invited to represent India and deliver two guest lectures in the conference on “ PREVENTION OF RENAL DISEASES IN THE EMERGING WORLD: TOWARDS GLOBAL HEALTH EQUITY” jointly organized by Rockefeller Foundation and International Society of Nephrology, to be held at Italy on 15th to 19th March 2004.
Invited as subject expert for collaboration strategy between National Tuberculosis Elimination Program and National Organ Transplant Program in India
Invited as subject expert for collaboration strategy between National Tuberculosis Elimination Program and Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Program in India
Member of Expert Committee to comprehensively review the National Programme for Prevention & Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases & Stroke (NPCDCS) 2021 onward.
Expert member of National Oversight Committee (NatCom) for Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Programme (PMNDP)
Invited to be member of Technical expert Committee for NPCDCS for exploring the possibility of setting up of a National Institute of Chronic Disease (NICD), under chairmanship of DGHS, GOI.
Invited to be member of Technical Expert Committee for National Program for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke (NPCDCS), Aug 2017.
Invited as an expert in Medical Technology Assessment Board (MTAB) of government of India for renal replacement therapy in the country.
Invited to chair WHO and MOHFW expert group for making guidelines for management of CKD at primary health care level in India
Invited to chair an expert group for making Guidelines for Prevention of Kidney Diseases for MOHFW, Government of India
Member of Expert Group for a study on “National Estimation of Blood Requirement in the country” being initiated by NACO in association with Christian Medical Association of India and Center for Disease Control and Prevention India.
Invitation for Board Of Study (BOS) - Member for Dialysis Management at Texila American University
Invited to lead a central team send by MOHFW, government of India to visit Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh to have firsthand assessment of increasing incidence of chronic kidney disease in the affected area during 19th to 22nd January, 2017.
Invited to be member of “Expert Group” constituted for Kidney Diseases under Grant-in-aid (GIA) scheme of Inter-Sectoral Convergence and Coordination for Promotion and Guidance on Health Research formed by department of Health Research
Nominated to be member of expert group on medical services at Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Center, Bhopal, by DG, ICMR.
Executive member of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, 2015-2016
Elected Member Governing body Indian Society of Nephrology, 2015-2017
Invited faculty for a meeting titled “Understanding the Health of Agriculture workforce with focus on CKD of non-traditional (CKDnT) causes held on 15th January at India Habitat Center, New Delhi
Requested to be reviewer for “Health Education Material for Classes III to X”: 7th Aug, 2014” made under aegis of NIHFW, MOHFW, GOI, New Delhi
Invited to be member of Expert group for studying the impact of Bhopal Gas on development of chronic kidney disease in Bhopal
Invited to be Core committee member for National List of Essential Medicine revision committee, 2014
Chief Advisor for National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation website and registry, Government of India.
Nominated by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India as member of Technical Resource Group-I for Life Style Diseases in the context of Non Communicable Diseases to help formulate Guidelines on Policy and Technical Issues related to Chronic Kidney Disease, Organ and Tissue Transplant
Invited as member committee to review and finalize the intramural and extramural research projects under National Institute for Research in Environmental Health (NIREH) received by the NIREH/ICMR, New Delhi
Invited to be member of Ad-hoc-Postgraduate Super-Specialty Committee of Medical Council of India as appointed by the Board of Governors
Nominated as member of a High Powered Committee constituted under the direction of Hon. Court “to consider making the Bhopal Memorial Hospital & Research Centre, Bhopal a teaching institution”
INominated to be “Member of Specialty Advisory Board” of National Board of Examinations to formulate guidelines and criteria of various issues related to Nephrology in India.
Nominated to be “Chairman for Nephrology Specialty” of Medical Council of India to formulate guidelines and criteria of various issues related to Nephrology curriculum in India.
Invited as Chief Guest to Inaugurate Renal Transplant Facility at BGS-Global Hospital at Bangalore
Nominated by government of India as country representative as nephrologist for a regional meeting of SEARO region on WHO guiding principles for organ transplantation (2009)
Member of committee for making guidelines and course material for training of Renal Transplant Surgeons in India
Chairman of Technical Advisory Committee for Nephrology and Related equipments for the department of critical care for Institute of Liver and Biliary Disease (2009)
Member of expert committee to make “guidelines for inspection of hospitals for their registration for renal transplantation” under THOA 2008
Executive member of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, 2008-2010
Member of Committee of Faculty expert for evaluation of Architectural Designs for AIIMS Likes institutions at Bhopal, Bhuvaneshwar, Raipur and Patna, 2008
Elected Member Governing body Indian Society of Nephrology, 2008-2010
Member of scientific committee of Northern Chapter of Indian Society of Nephrology, 2008-2010
Member of curriculum committee “to frame and monitor the development of instructional courses material and implementation of training of physician for dialysis” 2008
Invited as expert for ICMR-WHO Workshop on “Mapping Pattern of Diabetes in India” held at ICMR headquarter on 21st Nov 2007, New Delhi
Invited to be member of “Advisory Group” for the Registry of People with Diabetes with Young Age” initiated by ICMR, New Delhi, 2007.
Member Scientific Committee Indian Society of Nephrology, 2007-2009
Member of Scientific Committee of Delhi Nephrology Society, 2007.
Invited as speaker for a workshop on “Identifying Strategies for Data Collection in Diabetes” organized by Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi with an aim to ascertain methods of data registration in different part of country on 28th and 29th Nov 2006 at India International Centre, New Delhi (2006)
Invited as Guest Editor for the symposium on “Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease” for Journal of International Medical science Academy, April to June issue 2006.
Member of Technical Core Group for equipments at NEIGRIHMS, Shilong, 2006
Invited to be member of Task Force to draft “Guidelines for the Authorisation Committee” and an Incentive Policy for Donors” in relation to organ transplantation in the country organised by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi, 2005.
Invited to be member of Ethics committee for Central Council for Research in Homeopathy, 2005.
Member of “CKD Registry group” in India, 2005.
Member of “CKD Collaborative Group” for making management guidelines for chronic kidney disease in India,2005.
Joint Secretary” of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, 2005-06
Hon. Secretary of Indian Academy of Nephrology
Member Executive Council of Indian Society of Nephrology
All India Institute of
Medical Sciences Level
Nominated as Member Dean’s Committee AIIMS 2010-2011
Member of Institute Research Committee for approving the research proposal for intra-mural funding, 2010.
Member of Medical Death review Committee of the Hospital, 2009
Member of Hospital Ethical Committee, AIIMS, 2007
Invited to be member of core committee for SRB Center for Clinical Pharmacology at AIIMS, 2007
Nominated member of Telemedicine Committee of AIIMS, 2006
Member of stem cell facility at AIIMS, 2006