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Sri G.Surendra joined the Institute of Health Systems on 3rd September 2009 as full time Director.

G. Surendra


Mr. G. Surendra holds a Post Graduate Degree in Statistics from Sri Venkteswara University, Tirupati. He received Gold Medal for highest scoring of marks in his graduation from Besant Theosophical College, Madanapalle (Andhra Pradesh). He started his career as a Vital Statistician of municipal town and worked for improvement of Registration of Births and Deaths. Prior to joining the IHS, he was the Associate Director and Chief Technology Officer of the L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI). He implemented Health Information Infrastructure projects like Tele-Education, Tele-Medicine. He implemented Tele-Ophthalmology in Primary and Secondary eye care centers in LVPEI Health Eye Pyramid after getting first phase funding by preparing and submitting a project report to National Programme for Controlling Blindness (NPCB). As part of Health Informatics, he evaluated Electronic Medical / Health records and recommended suitable product for implementation besides his contribution to Bio-Medical Equipment Technology and developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for accreditation under NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals). Earlier, he worked on various state information infrastructure projects, such as AP State Wide Area Network (APSWAN), AP Secretariat Campus Network (APSCAN), AP State Videoconferencing facility. He was General Manager AP Technology Services (1998-2005).

Mr. Surendra has rich experience in the field of planning and statistics, rural development, information technology, and health services. He was the Chief Planning Officer of Nellore (1988-91) district. Mr. Surendra coordinated various socioeconomic surveys from the Directorate of Statistics (1995-97) including, multi purpose household survey, annual survey of industries.




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