Director of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW)

Question: Who has been recently appointed as the Director of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare(NIHFW)?
(a) Harshad Pandurang Thakur
(b) Harshvardhan
(c) Vijay Gokhale
(d) None of the above
Answer: (a)
Related Fact:

  • On August 14, 2019, Harshad Pandurang Thakur has been appointed as the Director of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare for a period of five years.

National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW):

  • It was established on 9th March, 1977 by the merger of two national level institutions, viz. the National Institute of Health Administration and Education (NIHAE) and the National Institute of Family Planning (NIFP).
  • The NIHFW, an autonomous organization, under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, acts as an ‘apex technical institute’ as well as a ‘think tank’ for the promotion of health and family welfare programmes in the country.

Links:
https://tiss.edu/view/9/employee/harshad-thakur/
http://www.nihfw.org/WAboutUS.aspx
https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/harshad-pandurang-thakur-appointed-nihfw-director/1596979

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