Board of Directors
Non Official Independent Director - Smt. Kanuru Sujatha Rao [DIN: 07129022 ] [Wef
Ms.Kanuru Sujatha Rao, is a former Union Secretary of the Ministry
of Health and Family Welfare, Government of india. She belonged to the Andhra Pradesh cadre. During
her tenure she held several posts such as Commissioner Education, Commissioner of the Municipal
Corporation,Hyderabad, Secretary in the departments of Finance, Health, Education and so on.
Ms. Rao served in the boards of the Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM) 2007-09; WHO and UNAIDS. She was a member of the Global Advisory Panel of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Founding member of the Public Health Foundation of India; Member of the Advisory Board of the Ministerial Leadership Program of the Harvard School of Public Health and member of the High Level Panel on Global Risk Framework of the National Academy of Sciences, USA.
A MPA from Harvard University, USA 1991-92, she was a Takemi Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health 2001-2002 and Gro Harlem Brundtland Senior Leadership Fellow at HSPH in 2012. She is author of the book entitled “DO We Care? India’s Health System” – published by Oxford University Press.