The Maharashtra government has appointed Dr Jagannath Dixitas the brand ambassador of its anti-obesity campaign.
A letter to this effect was given to Dr Dixit by Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan, an official release issued here said.
The letter states that Dr Dixit has been appointed due to his experience and knowledge in the field.
The method, he had adopted to treat patients has benefited people not just in India, but oversees as well.
Dr Dixit is attached to the Government Medical College, Latur as a professor.
Dr Dixit had started a WhatsApp group in 2012 to address the issue of obesity and provided guidance to people affected by the lifestyle disease.
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