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Leadership and Advisory

Manyata is led by a team of reputed maternal health specialists & doctors from the Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)They play a crucial role in steering Manyata’s vision for providing quality maternity care to all women in India.

FOGSI Leadership

Dr. S. Shantha Kumari
President, FOGSI

Dr. S. Shantha Kumari, President FOGSI

Dr. Shantha Kumari Sekaran is a senior gynecologist and laparoscopic surgeon. She studied her MBBS in Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad. She was bestowed with the Fellowship of the Royal College of physicians of Ireland (FRCPI) and also awarded the very prestigious Fellowship of the Royal college of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG) of London-Fellow Honoris Causa in recognition of the services she rendered to the cause of women worldwide in March 2018 at the RCOG Congress.

Dr. Shantha initiated DHEERA – A socio-medical campaign to eliminate violence against women in 2016, she was a part of the FIGO working group on “Violence Against Women” (VAW) (2018-21), Secretary and Chairperson of the prestigious ICOG (2015-17), Vice President FOGSI (2013), IAEG Committee Member (2012-18), FOGSI Chairperson MNNRRC Committee (2008-10).

She has been bestowed numerous awards and accolades, to name a few – OGSH Lifetime Achievement award, 2020; Dr. Ganatra Charitable Medical Center Award, 2021; Pride of FOGSI Award 2019; FOGSI Star Award 2017; Young Scientist Award at National IAHR 1997. She has also organized various forums and conferences. She has delivered many orations as well.

Serving As

Senior Consultant OB-GYN & Laparoscopic Surgeon, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad

Served As

  • FIGO Member for Committee for Human Rights, Refugees and Violence Against Women 2018-2021
  • Chairperson FOGSI – ICOG 2018 | Secretary ICOG 2015 – 2017
  • Vice President FOGSI 2013
  • IAGE Managing Committee Member 2012 – 2018
  • Secretary TCOGS
  • FOGSI Chairperson MNNRRC Committee 2008 – 2010
  • National Corresponding Editor for JOGI 2014 – 2013

Major Awards and Achievements

  • FRCOG (Honoris causa) UK, 2018
  • FRCPI of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • Initiated DHEERA 2016 – A socio medical campaign to eliminate Violence Against Women (VAW)
  • 2020 OGSH Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2021 MOGS – Dr. Ganatra Charitable Medical Center Award
  • 2020 MOGS Mr. N. A. Pandit & Mrs. Shailaja N. Pandit Award
  • The Pride of FOGSI Award 2019
  • FOGSI Star Award 2017
  • Young Scientist Award at National IAHR 1997
  • C L Jhaveri Award at 42nd AICOG 1998
  • Delivered many Orations

Conferences Organized

  • AICOG 2011, Organizing Secretary
  • ICI 2012, FOGSI FIGO 2013, ICPHRP 2015
  • ISAR 2021
Dr. Alpesh Gandhi
Immediate Past President
Dr. Madhuri Patel
Secretary General, FOGSI
Dr. Suvarna Khadilkar

Dr. Alpesh Gandhi, Immediate Past President FOGSI

Dr. Alpesh M Gandhi is the President of Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) which is a professional organization representing practitioners of obstetrics and gynaecology in India. He holds over 25 years of experience in high-quality treatments in obstetrics and gynaecology in India. He has worked with the Government of India in preparing and establishing operational guidelines for Obstetrics in High Dependency Unit (HDU)/ Intensive Care Unit (ICU) across India. Has been conferred the Fellowship (Honoris Causa) by the RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists) of the UK. Has served as the Vice-President of FOGSI in 2013. He has presented key note addresses at various national and international OBGYN events and forums. His book ‘Principles of Critical Care in Obstetrics’ which was published internationally is available three languages across the globe. He has acted as Organizing Secretary of various regional and national FOGSI events.

Dr. Madhuri Patel, Secretary General

  • Joint Secretary, FOGSI – 2009
  • Former Committee Member, FIGO Preterm Birth
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India (JOGI)
  • Clinical Associate, N. Wadia Hosp., Parel, Mumbai
  • Consultant Police Hospital, Mumbai
  • Visiting Consultant, St Elizabeth and Masina Hospitals, Mumbai
  • Former Professor & HOD OBGY, ESIC-PGIMSR, MGMH, Mumbai
  • Former Associate Professor, GMC, Mumbai, India
  • Awarded the MOGS – Mrs. Shailaja and Mr. Narayan Pandit award for the year 2019-2020.
  • Delivered guest lectures at National and International levels; Keynote address and oration
  • More than fifty publications in National and International Journals, book chapters
  • Associate Editor of FOGSI Award Winning book titled, Gynaecological Cancer, 2007

Dr. Suvarna Khadilkar, Deputy Secretary General

Dr. Suvarna Khadilkar is the Professor and Head of Dept. OB-GYN, and Consultant Gyne-Endocrinologist, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences and Medical Research Center, Mumbai. She has been an undergraduate and postgraduate teacher and examiner Mumbai University and Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. Pursuing her interest in endocrinology, she acquired Diploma in Endocrinology from prestigious University of South Wales, UK, and has been appointed as recognized teacher in endocrinology in University of South Wales. She has held many prestigious positions like Treasurer of FOGSI from 2018-21, Secretary at MOGS in 2020, Chairperson of Reproductive Endocrinology Committee of FOGSI 2011–2013, President, Association of Medical Women in India, Mumbai, Vice President and President elect (2017) Indian menopause society. She is an active executive member of Mumbai OB-GYN Society.

She has published more than 100 articles at national and international levels and has been an editor of 12 books. She is recipient of more than 25 awards for her research work including Young Scientist Award. She has delivered many orations, keynote addresses and invited lectures on national and international platforms.

  • Professor and Head of Dept. OB-GYN, and Consultant Endocrinologist and Gynaecologist, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences (MUHS Affiliated), Mumbai
  • Deputy Secretary General, FOGSI 2021-24
  • Secretary, MOGS, 2020
  • Editor Emeritus, JOGI 2021 onwards
  • Editor-In-Chief, Journal of OB-GYN of India [JOGI], 2018-21
  • Recognised Teacher, Endocrinology, University of South Wales, UK
  • Member, FIGO working group on post reproductive health (WGPRH) 2018-19
  • Treasurer FOGSI, 2018-21
  • President, Indian Menopause Society, 2017
  • President, Association of Medical Women of India, Mumbai branch, 2011-2016.
  • Editor of 12 books, more than 100 publications, won several prizes and awards.
  • Delivered many orations, keynote addresses and invited lectures on national and international platforms
Dr. Parikshit Tank
Dr. Niranjan Chavan
Joint Treasurer, FOGSI
Dr. Aruna Suman
Joint Secretary, FOGSI

Dr. Parikshit Tank, Treasurer

Dr Tank is a practicing obstetrician and gynaecologist working at the Ashwini Maternity and Surgical Hospital, Centre for Endoscopy and Assisted Reproduction, Mumbai for 17 years. He also consults at Jupiter Hospital Thane, is Honorary Professor of Assisted Reproduction at Pacific Medical College and Hospital, Udaipur and is a visiting consultant for IVF at 15 other centres across India. He has served as Honorary Clinical Associate at the Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, of which he is also an alumnus. Dr Tank is a managing committee member of the Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society. He is currently the Treasurer, FOGSI (2021-2024) and has worked in the organization as a Committee Chairperson (Safe Motherhood Committee), Joint Secretary and Joint Treasurer. He works with a number of other organizations working in the field of women’s health and development including the FPAI and USAID. He has authored an international textbook and published over 100 articles and chapters in Journals and textbooks.

Dr. Niranjan Chavan, Joint Treasurer

  • Professor and Unit Chief, L.T.M.M.C& L.T.M.G.H, Sion Hospital
  • Joint Treasurer, FOGSI (2021-2024)
  • Vice President, MOGS (2021-2022)
  • Member Oncology Committee, SAFOG (2020-2022)
  • Dean AGOG & Chief Content Director, HIGHGRAD & FEMAS Courses
  • Editor-in-Chief, FEMAS, TOA & JGOG Journal
  • 47 Publications in International and National Journals with 46 citations
  • National coordinator, FOGSI Medical Disorders in Pregnancy Committee (2019-2021)
  • Chair & Convener, FOGSI Cell Violence Against Doctors (2015-16)
  • Member, Oncology Committee AOFOG (2013-2015)
  • Coordinator of 11 batches of MUHS recognized Certificate Course of BIMIE at LTMGH (2010-16)
  • Member, Managing Committee IAGE (2013-17), (2018-20)
  • Editorial Board, European Journal of Gynaec. Oncology (Italy)
  • Course coordinator of 3 batches of Advanced Minimal Access Gynaec. Surgery (AMAS) at LTMGH (2018-19)

Dr .B . Aruna Suman, Joint Secretary

  • Associate Professor OBGY MGMH Petlaburj Osmania Medical College Hyderabad
  • Vice President OGSH
  • Joint secretary FOGSI 2021-2022


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Dr. Hema Divakar
Manyata National Convener, PAST PRESIDENT, FOGSI (2013)
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Dr. Hrishikesh Pai
Chief Administrator,
FOGSI Manyata Initiative, President Elect, FOGSI

Dr. Hema Divakar, Manyata National Convener

Dr. Hema Divakar is the National Convener of Manyata program. She is a leading medical professional with a vision to improve the healthcare services ecosystem for the welfare of women. She runs the Divakar’s specialty hospital in Bangalore. Over the last three decades, she has been a game changer in healthcare, establishing new benchmarks and standards for women’s healthcare. Has pioneered innovative research translating it to reality and influencing policy changes at the national level.

Dr. Hema has keen interest in High Risk Pregnancy care and has established specialty clinics for recurrent pregnancy loss, fetal medicine and diabetic obstetrics. She is a technical expert with the Institute of Public Health, a Government of India initiative, she was the President of Karnataka Societies of OB-GYN in the year 2010 and President of BSOG in 2000. She is an Honorary Fellow of the Sri Lankan Perinatology Society. She has been honored with the Global Asian of the Year 2018-19.

Dr. Hrishikesh Pai, Chief Administrator, FOGSI Manyata Initiative, President Elect, FOGSI

Dr. Hrishikesh Pai is one of the best IVF doctors in India. He has vast experience of 35+ years with thousands of cases performed in the fields of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility. His area of interest is Infertility, Endoscopy, IVF, ICSI, Egg freezing & Genetics. He is the Founder and Director of the Bloom IVF Group which has eight IVF centers all over India. He is the President Elect for FOGSI and Director, Corporate Affairs, IFFS International Federation of Fertility Societies.

Along with his practice he is also an adjunct Asst. Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA, Post Graduate Teacher in Gynecology at DNB Examinations, India and a visiting Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Manipal University, India. He has delivered many orations and invited as Faculty across the world, acted as editor for numerous books and journals, written more than 50 chapters and has numerous research publications to his credit.  He has been awarded with the esteemed Fellowship ad eundem of the RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, London UK). In his lifetime, he received 45+ awards for his contribution to the field of infertility treatment and Gynecology.

Dr. Hrishikesh Pai is a Gold Medalist in MD from Seth G S Medical College & K E M Hospital, University of Mumbai. He went on to complete his one-year Clinical Fellowship in Reproductive Biology from the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia in 1989.

Present Designation

  • Medical Director – Bloom IVF Group
  • President Elect – FOGSI 2022 – 2023
  • Administrator – FOGSI Manyata Initiative
  • Director – Corporate Affairs, IFFS International Federation of Fertility Societies
  • Adjunct Asst. Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA
  • Post Graduate Teacher in Gynaecology at DNB Examinations, India
  • Visiting Professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Manipal University, India

Area of interest

  • Interests – Infertility, Endoscopy, IVF, ICSI, Egg freezing & Genetics

Major Achievements

  • Awarded with the esteemed Fellowship ad eundem of the RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London UK)
  • Past Secretary General, Sr. Vice President, Dep. Sec. General, Treasurer, Chairman – FOGSI
  • Past President – ISAR, IAGE & MOGS

Honours, Awards, Publications

  • Awarded with 45+ awards including prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Research in Reproductive Health by ISSRF (Indian Society for the Study
    of Reproduction and Fertility) 2019
  • Mrs Shailaja & Mr Narayan Pandit Award by MOGS 2021 & awards by FOGSI, Indian
    Medical Association & other reputed organisations
  • Delivered many orations and invited as Faculty across the world
  • Editor of over 16+ books and written more than 50 chapters
  • Editor, Indian Edition of British Journal of OB-GYN BLOG
  • Founder Chair, Indian SIG ASRM
  • Numerous research publications to his credit
Dr. Ameya Purandare
Deputy Administrator,
Dr. Samita Bhardwaj
National Program Manager, Fogsi-NPMU

Dr. Ameya Purandare, Deputy Administrator, FOGSI-NPMU

Dr. Purandare has two decades of clinical experience in the field of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Family Planning. He was awarded the Dr. R.D. Pandit Memorial Prize by FOGSI for the thesis on “Cervical Cerclage: Its Role in Cervical Incompetence”. He trained in Gasless Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis under the Fellowship in Gynaecological Endoscopy at International School of Gasless Endoscopy/Endogyn Foundation, Germany in 2005. He has been training undergraduate and postgraduate medical students in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Family Planning for the last 15 years. Dr. Purandare was honoured with Dr. Ganatra Charitable Medical Centre Award in 2017 by MOGS for his contribution towards improving women’s health. Dr. Purandare has held several prestigious positions such as the Honorary Secretary of Association of Maharashtra Obst. & Gyn. Societies (AMOGS) 2014-2016 and Chairperson, Food Drugs Medical and Surgical Equipment Committee, FOGSI 2015-2017.

Dr. Samita Bhardwaj, National Program Manager, FOGSI-NPMU

She holds a MBBS degree from Grant Medical College and J.J., with post graduate diplomas in Gynecology and Obstetrics (DGO) and Hospital Management (PGDHA). She is an established clinician and public health professional, with over 15 years of experience in the field of sexual and reproductive health. Prior to JDF, Samita worked with the Avahan India AIDS Initiative by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as Family Planning Association of India.

She is a Maternal Health Advisor with a US based International organization, Jiv Daya Foundation and provide strategies to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in public sector through interventions in 50 medical colleges all over India.

Dr. Pallavi Vinarkar
National Program Officer
Ms Jasmine Kunder
Admin And Hr Officer

Dr. Pallavi Vinarkar, National Program Officer

Dr Pallavi is a public health professional with over 4 years of experience in the field of reproductive health in both private and government sector. She has experience of working with NHM Gujarat in RCH program and IIT Bombay for project on cervical cancer. She holds her BAMS degree from MUHS University with a Masters of Public Health in Social Epidemiology from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

Ms Jasmine Kunder, Admin And HR Officer

Ms Jasmine Kunder, a graduate in Arts with extensive office managerial skills and overall work experience of about 42 years. She coordinates with FOGSI leaders and stakeholders and administer day-to-day functioning of the FOGSI-NPMU. Prior to this, she has extensive experience of working with FOGSI for around 7 years and around 35 years of experience in private firms

Manyata Champions

Dr. Sanjay Gupte
LaQshya-Manyata Technical Advisor,
Dr. Nandita Palshetkar
AMOGS President & LaQshya-Manyata Champion, Maharashtra
Dr. Rishma Dhillon Pai
MOGS President & LaQshya-Manyata Champion, Maharashtra
Dr. Sucheta Kinjawadekar
LaQshya-Manyata Champion, Maharashtra

Dr. Sanjay Gupte, LaQshya-Manyata Champion

Dr. Sanjay Gupte has been in clinical practice for last 30 years and has been identified as a senior icon and the penultimate idol by practitioners in the profession. An excellent clinician, he is known for his compassion and has always lived by the principle ‘Patients First’. He has dedicated his life to patient care, evolution of quality standards and ethical practice. Being dogmatic about standards of clinical practice within the framework of ethics, he acquired a degree in legal science and is now a renowned national consultant in medico-legal issues in medical practice. He has been offering medico-legal consultations pro-bono 24X7 for the past 10 years. He is a well-known national and international academician with many publications to his credit. His maternity care facility in Pune, Gupte Hospital, runs an ISO-accredited single-specialty model healthcare delivery system.

Dr. Nandita Palshetkar, Imm. Past President, Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)

Dr. Nandita Palshetkar is one of the pioneers in infertility and Assistive Reproductive Technologies in India and has been instrumental in helping over 25,000 aspiring parents to have a baby of their own. Her clinic, Bloom IVF is the largest single-owned, standalone IVF group in the country running 7 full-fledged IVF units in Mumbai, New Delhi and Chandigarh. The Group is rated as one of the best IVF clinics in India and the best IVF/ICSI clinic in Mumbai and was awarded the best IVF Company by Frost and Sullivan in 2013 during their annual awards. It has maintained a sustained success rate of over 35-45% per started cycle in women 35 years of age. She has the record of being the first to establish assisted laser hatching in India. She has been a pioneer in establishing the spindle view technology in India so as to prevent damage to the genes during test-tube baby procedures, establishing the first egg and ovarian tissue bank in India and establishing IMSI- a new technology for improving results in Male Infertility, for the first time in India.

Dr. Rishma Dhillon Pai, Past President

Dr. Rishma Dhillon Pai is the Director of the Pai’s Family Welfare Hospital, which is one of the oldest and busy Family Planning Centre of India. Has done pioneering work in the use of non-surgical MRI guided focused ultrasound for the management of fibroids. She has delivered 42 Orations and has been invited speaker at 375 national and international conferences and has written chapters in 60 books and published 40 articles in leading journals and other publications. Dr. Rishma Pai has launched the YES- Youth Education and Service program, which has offered health checkup and awareness to over 25000 school children and sensitized 6000 teachers. She is Adjunct visiting professor at Kasturba Medial College Manipal and has also initiated the NARI Swastya camp, which conducted health checkup in more than 100 cities in India and have conducted health checkups in more than 25000 women.

Dr. Sucheta Kinjawadekar, LaQshya-Manyata Champion

Dr Kinjawadekar completed her MMBS from Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur and further got her MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur. She has 26 years of experience in the field and practices at Kamlesh Mother and Child Hospital in Nerul, Navi Mumbai. She is currently a secretary at the NMOGS Society.

Dr. Jaideep Malhotra
Manyata Champion,
Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Narendra Malhotra
Manyata Champion,
Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Priti Kumar
Manyata Champion,
Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Chandrawati
Manyata Champion,
Uttar Pradesh

Dr. Jaideep Malhotra, Past President – Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)

Dr. Jaideep Malhotra is the current President of ISAR society and former President of FOGSI. She practices at Global Rainbow Healthcare in Sikandra, Agra. She completed her MBBS from AMU Institute of Ophthalmology, Aligarh in 1983 and MD – Obstetrics & Gynaecology from AMU Institute of Ophthalmology, Aligarh in 1986. She has won many awards such as F.I.G.O. Canada Sept. 1994, F.O.G.S.I. Imaging Science Award 1994, Best Fellowship Award (NARCHI) 1994, Best Poster Prize at FOGSI Congress 1995 Kanpur, Award of Appreciation 1996 FOGSI Imaging Science Committee, and she was Honored by Prime minister of Nepal for First 100 IVF babies of NEPAL (Om Saman). She is a member of Medical Council of India (MCI), Indian Medical Association (IMA), Vice President Indian Menopause Society & South Asia Menopause Society, Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) and Asia Pacific Initiative for Reproductive Endocrinology (ASPIRE).

Dr. Narendra Malhotra, Past President – Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)

Dr. Narendra Malhotra completed his MBBS and MD (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) from AMU, Aligarh. He was motivated to move ahead in this field because of his passion for work and care for patients. In 1987 he started doing laparoscopy at Malhotra Nursing and Maternity Home and in 1990 an IUI clinic was set up. The Malhotra Test Tube Baby Centre came into existence in 1997. Since the scope for further expansion at the location was limited therefore they built a whole new multi-specialty set up and Rainbow Hospital started operation in 2013. With more than 20 years of experience in the field of infertility, at Rainbow IVF their patients are al- ways their first priority. At the end of a hectic day he relaxes by reading, which he loves. He also enjoys writing medical books, listening to music, playing sports, doing yoga and meditation.

Dr. Priti Kumar, Manyata Champion

Dr Priti completed her MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from KGMC, Lucknow. She has more than 2 decades of experience in the field and practices at Sunflower Medical Centre, Lucknow. She has been actively involved with FOGSI and has acted as Organizing Secretary for various conferences. She is one of the oldest Manyata member. She is currently a secretary at the Lucknow Obs. And Gyn. Society.

Dr. Chandrawati , Manyata Champion

Dr. Chandrawati is an eminent Obstetrician and Gynaecologist based in Lucknow. She is also a Prof. Emeritus at the Department of Obs. & Gynae. K.G. Medical College, proprietor of Krishna Nursing and Paramedical Institute and a Director at Krishna Medical Centre, Lucknow. She has held coveted positions as in the past as the President of Lucknow Obs. & Gynae. Society, President of U.P. Chapter Drabs & Gynae and Vice-President of FOGSI (2001-2002). She also runs a NGO – WHEE (women health improvement & education) and is the Chairman of Indian College of Maternity & Child Health (ICMCH)(NARCHI)Her special areas of interest include RCH, Family Planning, Adolescent and Menopausal health. Dr. Chandrawati has chaired several scientific sessions in various national & international conferences and her hospital also serves as the Manyata Centre for Skill Enhancement (CSE). She has several publications in many national and international conferences.

Dr. Sadhana Gupta
Manyata Champion,
Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Lila Vyas
Manyata Champion,
Dr. Nivedita Datta
Manyata Champion,
Dr. Ragini Singh
Manyata Champion,

Dr. Sadhana Gupta, Manyata Champion

A well-known and well-respected Obstetrician & Gynaecologost from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Dr. Sadhana Gupta is a Senior Consultant (Obstetrician & Gynaecology) at Jeevan Jyoti Hospital & Medical Research Centre. She is also a Hon Consultant at LN Mishra NER Railway Hospital, Gorakhpur.

Dr. Gupta has achieved some remarkable feats during her academic years by bagging Gold Medals for Best Student of MBBS, Best Female Student of MBBS and Best Postgraduate Student. She carried forward this award winning habit in her professional life as well by receiving prestigious awards such as ‘Best Female Doctor of UP’ and ‘Prize for Distinguished Community Services by Federation of Obst & Gynaec societies of India (FOGSI)’.

Her distinguished career has given her opportunities to hold various reputed positions such as Vice President, FOGSI (2016); Secretary and President post of Gorakhpur Obs & Gynaec Society, and Chairman of Safe Motherhood Committee nominated by members of FOGSI. She has represented FOGSI in various important meeting like HIV/AIDS meet at New Delhi, UNFPA SAFOG workshop for MDG Goal at Sri Lanka, Haryana Rural Health Mission, 66th Summit of WHO Regional Meet at SEARO in New Delhi, and WHO Meeting on Quality Improvement in Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Adolescent Health at Delhi. Dr. Gupta is an active member of FOGSI’s committees of Clinical Research, HIV/AIDs, Clinical research, and an Adolescent Health Family Welfare. She was nominated as a Regional faculty for FOGSI PHFI Certified Course of Contraception in 2013. Under her able guidance, Safe Motherhood Committee organised various workshops on Maternal Mortality, Advanced Postpartum Care, Anemia Management and many PPH workshops. As an acknowledgement for its extraordinary work, Safe Motherhood Committee under her leadership received ‘Dr. Mehroo Hansotia Best Committee Award’. Dr. Gupta has also played a pivotal role in ‘Safe Motherhood Bulletin’ as an Editor. Bulletin was awarded Dr. D.C. Dutta Award for ‘Best Publication of FOGSI’ in focus category for two consecutive years in 2012 and 2013. She has been instrumental in advocating safe motherhood issue as basic human right. She has written innumerable articles on women empowerment, an adolescent health and family planning which have been published in various national and leading newspapers.

 A regular speaker at Akashwani, Dr. Gupta is a founder Trustee of ‘Jeevan Jyoti Trust’ which aims to provide low cost medical services to women and supports education and other skill promotion for needy students.

Dr. Lila Vyas, Manyata Champion

Dr. Leela Vyas in Jaipur has made a rather exceptional name in the city. According to many, the doctor classifies as one of the ‘go-to’ general physicians in the area. The stronghold this doctor in the medical field has not only drawn in patients from in and around the vicinity but from across the city as well. The doctor’s determination stems from sheer passion to offer patients healthier living options.

Over the years Dr. Leela Vyas has offered countless patients excellent treatment for various health issues. Being a general physician, this doctor handles a number of studies under this segment. Some of the departments that come under the physicians peripheral are neurology, dermatology, gastroenterology, diabetology, homeopathy, endocrinology, etc.

Dr. Lila manages Manyata program under the Utkrisht Impact Bond model in Rajasthan.

Dr. Nivedita Datta, Manyata Champion

Dr. Nivedita Datta is a practicing ‘obstetrician’ and a teacher. She is an alumni of RGKar Medical College, Kolkata. Dr. Datta has over 20 years of experience in working in the area of women health and is passionate about working for the underprivileged masses(women), and does regular rural community services alongside her regular practice.

Dr. Ragini Singh, Manyata Champion

Dr. Ragini Singh is a well-known gynaecologist from Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Besides her regular practice, she is actively involved in organizing scientific events and forums in her state as a FOGSI member. She has been associated with the Manyata program since its inception. Dr. Ragini has held various positions in the capacity of a President and Vice-President of Jharkhand and Bihar OBGYN Societies. She is also a recipient of an award for her remarkable achievement by FOGSI .

Dr. Vikas Hazra
Manyata Champion,

Dr. Vikas Hazra, Manyata Champion

Dr. Vikas Hazra is a gynaecologist and IVF doctor who specializes in In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Intrauterine Insemination (ICSI), Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) and High-risk pregnancy care specialties. Dr. Vikas has completed MBBS and MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from JJM Medical College. Dr. Vikas is practicing his expertise at R C Hazra Memorial Hospital, Dhanbad, which also is a Centre of Skill Enhancement (CSE) for Manyata program in Jharkhand.