Prof. Jayanta K. Das took over as Director, National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi, on February 24, 2012. He is an expert in the field of Public Health and Health Management. His area of further speciality is Hospital Administration. Prof. Das obtained his MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, and M.D. (CHA) from the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, University of Delhi.