Current President of Indian Society of Hospital Waste Management (ISHWM), President of Association of community Health and Hospital Administrators (ACHHA). Life member Indian Public Health Association, Past Vice President of Academy of Hospital Administration (AHA). He has worked as a Principal Investigator of an ongoing “multicentric research study of WHO, SEARO on Health Care Waste Management and Hospital Associated Infections (2013-15). he has more than 36 years experience as a teacher, trainer, researcher and consultant in public health, health & hospital management, distance learning, quality assurance and accreditation. He has 40 publications and 3 books including authoring chapter 13 in WHO’s (Geneva) Second Edition of “Safe Management of Waste from Health Care Activities (Blue Book) January 2013 contributed by him.