Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar, M.D., Ph.D.
Provost, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
( Deemed University)
Gold Medal awardee at M.D. (Ob & Gyn).
Topped the Maharashtra Public Service Commission examination.
Awarded Ph.D. under the Faculty of Management by Pune University.
Invited by Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman.
Member of various Governmental bodies including MCI, Central Supervisory
Board, Maharashtra Medical Council, Maharashtra Nursing Council, Consultancy
Development Center, DSIR etc & professional organizations like FICCI,
Dr. Rajiv is championing the concept of Health Promoting Higher Educational
Institutes in India. He is a Member of the Steering group of International
Health Promoting Universities and Colleges, the working group of UGC to
bring out policy on Health Promoting University & the Fit India Movement
Campaign Committee, MHRD, GoI. He has nominated on the WHO Project on
Development of Health and Wellness Assessment Index for Higher Educational
Institutions in India.
Dr Rajiv has been nominated by Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra and Chancellor
of the Universities in the State as the Chancellor’s Nominee on the ‘Senate
of the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences’ (MUHS).
Dr. Rajiv has contributed a number of articles in various national and
As a member of various national bodies, Dr Rajiv has contributed to policy
formulation and regulatory mechanisms influencing healthcare delivery and
medical / nursing education nationally