Speakers' Profile
Day 1 - Wednesday, 8th December 2010
Opening Plenary on 'Nanotechnology: A key tool in attaining developmental goals'
(Part II)
Dr. M.K. Bhan
Secretary, Department of Biotechnology
Ministry of Science and Technology
Government of India

Current Assignments:
Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, New Delhi
Formerly, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

M.D. Pediatrics
D.Sc. (Honorary)
Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (FNA)
Fellow, Academy of Sciences (F.A.Sc)
Fellow, Academy of Medical Sciences (F.A.M.S.)
Fellow, Third World Academy of Sciences

Awarded the "Shanti Swarup Bharnagar Award", 1990, for medical sciences, the highest Scientific Award below 45 years of age in Indian Sciences.
Awarded the National Ranbaxy Award, 1990, for Medical Sciences.
Awarded the ST Achar Gold Medal of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics, 1984, for the best original research.
Awarded the S.S. Mishra Award of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, 1986, for the best unpublished research.
Awarded Biotech Product & Process Development and Commercialization Award, 2003 on the National Technology Day by Minister of Science & Technology.