Dr Darez Ahamed

Dr Darez Ahamed

MBBS, IAS

Director, National Health Mission, Tamil Nadu

Dr Darez Ahamed is the Mission Director, National Health Mission (NHM), Commissioner of Maternal and Child Health and the Ex-officio Commissioner of Trauma Care. He is a medical doctor turned bureaucrat who joined the Indian Administrative Service in 2005.

Dr Darez Ahamed has worked as the Assistant Collector Training Madurai Sub Collector, Devakottai, Sivaganga District; Additional Collector (Development), Madurai; Additional Collector (Development), Krishnagiri; Joint Commissioner, Commercial Tax, Chennai; Deputy Commissioner (Works), Corporation of Chennai, Chennai; and District Collector, Perambalur.

Honours awarded to Dr Ahamed for his work as the District Collector, Perambalur include: Best Performance In Disposal Of CM Cell Petitions – 2011-12; Best Performing District Collector In Health And Family Welfare In 2011-12; Best Performance In Disposal Of CM Cell Petitions -2012-13; Best Performing District Collector In Health And Family Welfare In 2012-13; Best Collector In Implementing Schemes For Differently Abled Sector In 2012-13; Implementation Of E-Governance Initiative Successfully In 2012-13; Best Practices Award In 2013 For Implementation Of Quality Delivery System Ensuring Good Governance; Excellent Works In Environment Protection In 2013; For Excellence In Public Administration For The Year 2012-13 For Outstanding Initiative “Save The Girl Child”.