Dr. Vasantha Kumar
MBBS, MD, Indian Administrative Services (IAS)
Secretary (Information Technology) and (Administrative Reforms), Government of Delhi
Special Project Officer, Centralised Accident & Trauma Services, Government of Delhi
Dr. Vasantha Kumar is a graduate in medicine (MD General Medicine) by education, moving to India’s premier administrative service IAS in 2004. He is at present working as Additional Secretary to Chief Minister of Delhi, with additional charges as Special Project Officer(SPO) Centralised Accident and Trauma Services(CATS), Secretary (Information Technology) and Secretary (Administrative Reforms).
As SPO CATS, his primary role is to implement the modernisation of the ambulance service project to provide the best ‘Home to Hospital’ pre hospital emergency care services to the people of Delhi. It includes procurement of 110 state of art Advanced Life Saving & Basic Life Saving ambulances, setting up of a modern control room and out sourcing of services with SLAs. The responsibilities include process management, project management and monitoring.
As a Co-Investigator for the Australia India Trauma Systems Collaboration (AITSC), Dr Kumar represents the CATS ambulance service and lends his expertise as an Emergency Medical Services Consultant and advisor for Intervention 1, developing a Pre-hospital Notification system in Delhi.