|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Sept 2: Dr Shakti Kumar Gupta, Medical Superintendent, AIIMS (Dr RP Centre), New Delhi has been conferred with the coveted Capital Foundation National Award this year. The awardees were honoured by Prof Jagdish Mukhi, Governor Assam. This is another great achievement for the humble son of the soil- Dr Shakti hails from the border village of Ari(LOC), (Dist. Poonch, J&K).
The Capital Foundation Society, since its inception in 1987 has been engaged in providing a platform for policy dialogue and debate on issues of national and international importance. Ramnath Kovind, President of India, is also a distinguished member of the society. An alumnus of Government Medical College, Jammu, from where he did his MBBS, he earned his Masters in Hospital Administration from the prestigious AIIMS New Delhi. He went on to head the Department of Hospital Administration at AIIMS and has mentored more than 45 Postgraduate & PhD students, conducted 112 research studies, published more than 75 research papers in national and international journals of repute. He has been the Chairman of the Expert committee for Formulation of National Ambulance Code and Working Group on Emergency Care relating to Road Safety under Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The National Ambulance code has been notified in the Gazette of India.