Balram Bhargava is new DG of ICMR

Mr Balram Bhargava has been appointed the Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health Research.

Bhargava, at present Professor/Senior Consultant Cardiologist at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, has been appointed to the post for a period of three years or until attainment of age of 60 years, according to an order issued by the Personnel Ministry