Bhubaneswar: Public Health Foundation of India President Dr Srinath Reddy has been appointed as the adviser to Odisha state government by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. He has been given the rank of a cabinet minister by the Odisha government.
Dr Reddy will be supervising the implementation of health service schemes and improving Odisha’s rank in health indicators.
The Padmabhushan recipient Dr Reddy was a former Head of Deaprtment of Cardiology at AIIMS New Delhi.
Chief Minister Patnaik announced the appointment of Dr Reddy as the adviser to the Odisha government on Monday.