Month: March 2014

“NRI of the Year 2013”: PBT President Calls For Better Awareness and Corruption-free Healthcare Delivery System in India

PBT president Dr. Kunal Saha accepted the first-ever “NRI of the year 2013” award from Central Minister for Non-resident Indians (NRI), Mr. Vayalar Ravi, and noted movie director from Bollywood, Mr. Nagesh Kukunoor, on Monday (March 24) in a star-studded award ceremony held at Trident Hotel in Mumbai.  Dr. Saha was elected through online voting …

MCI Member Elected From King George Medical University Through “University” Quota Knowing That He Would Retire From University In A Few Months

Dr. Devendra.K. Gupta was elected last December to the newly formed Medical Council of India (MCI)  from the King George Medical University (KGMU) in U.P. under Section 3.1b of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (IMC Act, 1956).  The Section 3.1b of IMC Act, 1956 allows each medical university to send one representative to MCI.   …

MCI Selects Tainted Doctor and Known Crony Of Ketan Desai As Chairman Of Prestigious “Academic Council” Who Was Found Guilty By CBI For Shady Deals With Building Construction: PBT Appeals To Health Ministry For Removal Of Executive Committee Members

Dr. Ved Prakash Mishra, a tainted doctor and well-known crony of disgraced ex-MCI president, Dr. Ketan Desai, was recently selected as the chairman of the important “Academic Council” by the new MCI.  This is the latest of the hosts of scandals exposed showing the firm grip that Dr. Desai has on the present MCI which …

At Least 30 Patients Die In U.P. Due To “Doctors’ Strike”: PBT Seeks CJI’s Intervention

At least 30 patients have died as a result of the recent “doctors’ strike” in Utter Pradesh (U.P.).  PBT president Dr. Kunal Saha has written to the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India (CJI) today seeking his urgent intervention to end the “doctors’ strike” (see letter below).  While PBT appreciates the grievances of the striking doctors …

Health Minister Is Shielding Dr. Ketan Desai and His Cronies: Transferred Secretary’s Letter Reveals

An official letter written by former health secretary, Mr. Keshav Desiraju, who was removed from Health Ministry last month by health minister Mr. Gulam Nabi Azad has revealed that Mr. Azad was not happy with Mr. Desiraju’s concerns about return of disgraced ex-MCI president, Dr. Ketan Desai and his cronies to the highest medical regulatory …