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DDA Appoints Vipul Aggarwal as Principal Commissioner

Vipul Aggarwal has been appointed as the Principal Commissioner of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA). Following his remarkable tenure as Joint Secretary in the Department of Health & Family Welfare since July 2023, Vipul assumes this significant appointment.

A member of the distinguished 2001 batch of the Indian Police Service Officer from the Gujarat Cadre, Vipul Aggarwal has a remarkable track record. Before his role in health administration, he served as the Deputy CEO of the National Health Authority, a pivotal governmental body overseeing healthcare schemes in India, from February 2020 to August 2022. 

Notably, he played a crucial role in shaping and implementing the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY), the world’s largest health assurance scheme, extending coverage to approximately 540 million Indian citizens.

In addition to his administrative prowess, Aggarwal is an accomplished scholar, having earned a Ph.D. He has made significant contributions to public health research. His academic journey includes obtaining a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the prestigious Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where he also served as a researcher and policy fellow, enriching numerous projects concerning public health and policy.

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