New Delhi: Dr Yatish SG (IRTS) is set to be Under Secretary in the Departments of Health and Family Welfare under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. An order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) said, “Dr Yatish IRTS (2011), who was recommended for Central deputation by the Ministry of Railways, has been selected for appointment under the Central Staffing Scheme as under Secretary in Department of Health and Family Welfare by temporary downgrading one post of Deputy Secretary of the Central Staffing Scheme in the Department of Health and Family Welfare till he is appointed as Deputy Secretary with effect from January 1, 2021, for a period of four years or until further orders, whichever event takes place earlier.”
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW)
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is an Indian government ministry charged with health policy in India. It is also responsible for all government programmes relating to family planning in India. The Minister of Health and Family Welfare holds Cabinet rank as a member of the Council of Ministers. The current minister is Harsh Vardhan. Since 1955, the Ministry regularly publishes the Indian Pharmacopoeia through the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), an autonomous body for setting standards for drugs, pharmaceuticals and healthcare devices and technologies in India.
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