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Binayak Sen in Planning Commission health panel

BS Reporter  |  New Delhi 

Months after being arrested on charges of sedition, has been included in the Planning Commission’s steering committee on health chaired by member

Binayak SenSen was recently released on bail by the Supreme Court which found insufficient evidence against him to slap charges of sedition.

He will represent the Bilaspur-based Jan Swasthya Sahayog, a non-governmental organisation working in the field of health.

The committee which will review the national health policy of 2002 and recommend governance reforms in primary, tertiary and secondary health care will also include eminent doctors like Sangeetha Reddy of Apollo, Devi Shetty of Narayan Hrudalaya, along with host of officials from the central and state health services.

First Published: Thu, May 12 2011. 01:21 IST