Governance Structure of PHFI

PHFI is an autonomously governed public private initiative registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860. Under the governance structure adopted by the Society, the Foundation is governed by a fully empowered, independent, General Body that has representatives from multiple constituencies – government, Indian and international academia and scientific community, civil society and private sector.

The management of the affairs of the Society is entrusted to the “Executive Committee”, the governing body of PHFI that is selected by the Members of the Society in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. The Chairperson of the General Body also chairs the Executive Committee. The President of the Society is a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Executive Committee and holds the position of the Member Secretary.

Executive Committee

As per the General Body Meeting held on 22nd May 2020

Chairperson
  • Mr. S. Ramadorai
    Former Vice Chairman, TCS
Members
  • Shri. Lav Agarwal
    Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
  • Dr. Abhay Bang
    Founder and Director, Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH)
  • Dr. Sunil Kaul
    Founder & Managing Trustee, The Action North East Trust
  • Prof. K. Srinath Reddy
    President, Public Health Foundation of India
  • Dr. Rati Godrej
    Physician and Industrialist
  • Dr. Muzaffar Ahmad
    Former Member, National Disaster Management Authority and Former DG Health, Government of J&K, India
  • Dr. Abraham Joseph
    Former Dean, CMC Vellore, India and Former Chancellor, Nagaland University

The Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India is an ex-officio member of the Executive Committee. The President of PHFI is a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Executive Committee holding the position of the Member Secretary.

Click here for the Rules and Regulations of PHFI

Click here for the Objects of PHFI as per the MoA