Pankaj Kumal Basal
Additional Secretary to Government, Health and Family Welfare Department & Project Director, Tamil Nadu Health System Project
Pankaj Basal currently serves as an Additional Secretary to Government for the Tamil Nadu Health System Project. Prior to his current position, Mr Basal held different positions within the public sector; amongst others, as a Project Director for the Hogenakkal Water Supply Scheme. He also has extensive international experience having undergone training not only in India but also in the USA, Japan, Denmark and Singapore.
In 2009, Mr Bansal received the Prime Minister's Award for best NREG’s, District Collector, Sivagangai. He is also a recipient of the National Award (Gold) for e-governance 2011-12 presented to Health Management Information Systems, for the Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project, under the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu, for exemplary Re-use of ICC based solutions.
Mr Basal is a graduate of IT-Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi) with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and obtained his Master's Degree in Thermal Engineering from IIT in New Dehli.