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Eminent physician Dr Subrat Acharya joins KIIT as Pro-Chancellor

Bhubaneswar, Nov 17: Renowned liver transplant physician, Padma Shree Dr Subrat Acharya has joined KIIT University as Pro-Chancellor.

Acharya, who hails from Balasore district, has recently returned back to his home state Odisha after retiring from AIIMS, New Delhi. Apart from ensuring a high quality education in KIIT, he will see that the best health care is provided to the general public through KIMS. People of the state as well as neighbouring states will benefit immensely by his joining the University.

“I joined KIIT to be able to serve the people of the state”, he said.  Acharya was awarded Padma Shree in 2014 for his outstanding service in the field of medicine.

In another development, Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar Patnaik has joined Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) as Medical Superintendent and Director, Surgical and Allied Services.  He is one of the most senior Gastrointestinal Surgeons of India trained from AIIMS. He served for 34 years in the Army Medical Corps (as Surgeon & GI Surgeon) in different Command Military Hospitals at Pune, Lucknow, Chandigarh and Army Research and Referral Hospital, Delhi.

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