M Srinivas appointed Director of AIIMS Delhi

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Srinivas to the post of Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi

M Srinivas appointed Director of AIIMS Delhi AIIMS Delhi
Press Trust of India | Sep 23, 2022 - 3:27 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: M Srinivas, Dean of ESIC Hospital and Medical College in Hyderabad, has been appointed as the Director of AIIMS-Delhi, according to an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training. The order, dated September 9, stated the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Srinivas to the post of Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.

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The appointment is "for a period of five years w.e.f the date of assumption of charge of the post, or till attaining the age of 65 years, or until further orders, whichever is the earliest."

"Ex-post facto approval for continuation of Dr Randeep Guleria as Director AIIMS, New Delhi w.e.f. March 25, 2022 for six months, or till joining of the new Director, whichever is earlier," it stated further.

Guleria's second extended tenure as the Director of AIIMS-Delhi is scheduled to end on September 23. Dr Srinivas was a professor in the Department of Pediatric Surgery at AIIMS-Delhi before he joined ESIC Hospital and Medical College in Hyderabad in 2016.

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M Srinivas, Dean of Employees' State Insurance Company (ESIC) Hospital and Medical College in Hyderabad, was a professor in the Department of Pediatric Surgery at AIIMS Delhi before he joined ESIC Hospital and Medical College in 2016.

Names of Srinivas and Sanjay Behari, Director of Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum were placed before the Institute Body on Wednesday for approval and they have been cleared, sources told PTI. Interestingly, neither Doctor Srinivas nor Doctor Behari had applied for the post.


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