Scientist Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed as Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research-cum-Secretary, Department of Health Research. Swaminathan is presently Director, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis in Chennai.
According to a PTI report, she has been appointed for a period of three years, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training said. The Indian Council of Medical Research is the apex body for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research in the country.
EP News Bureau – Mumbai