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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today congratulated Vinod Kumar Paul on being appointed as a member of the NITI Aayog.
"It is a great achievement for Paul and also a matter of pride for Himachal Pradesh," he said.
Virbhadra said a number of prominent personalities from the state are serving on premier posts in the country and contributing for development of the nation.
Paul, who hails from Dehra in Kangra district of the state, was earlier posted as the head of the Neonatal Department at the AIIMS.
Earlier, Paul was appointed as the member of the NITI Aayog by the Union government.
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