Dr Samit Sharma has been appointed as Mission Director, National Health Mission & Special Secretary, Medical Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Rajasthan, by newly formed Ashok Gehlot led Rajasthan Government.
He has also been given an additional charge as CEO, State Health Insurance Agency, Jaipur.
Dr Sharma was Commissioner, Industry, Corporate Social Responsibility Department and Principal Secretary, Industries Department, Rajasthan till date.
He is known for his work in providing affordable healthcare, particularly generic drugs, under the free medicine scheme of the previous Congress government.
Day’s after assuming power in Rajasthan, the new Congress Government led by chief minister Ashok Gehlot has transferred 40 IAS and 8 RAS officers in a bureaucratic reshuffle.
While Ajitabh Sharma will join as Secretary to the Chief Minister, and Arti Dogra and Rajan Vishal will be new joint Secretaries in the Chief Minister’s Office.