Principal Advisor and Director Advanced Academic Affairs
MS, FRCS (EDIN), FRCS (ENG), FAMS FACS, FICS, FIACS DSc (HON CAUSA)
---- An Eminent Higher Educationist
---- An Eminent Medical Educationist
---- An Eminent Educational Administrator
Dr. Hari Gautam is the Principal Advisor and Director Advanced Academic Affairs, Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Jaipur. He has been the former Chairman, University Grants Commission, former Vice Chancellor, Banaras Hindu University and King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, former Chancellor, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, former President, Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Jaipur, former President, National Academy of Medical Sciences, former Chairman, Board of Governors, National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar , former Chairman / Member, Search Committee for appointment of Vice-Chancellors of 25 Universities, former Chairman of Govt. of India’s High Powered Committee to ‘Review and Restructure’ the UGC and the Higher Education in India, former Chairman of Government India’s High Power Committee to Review and Submit Recommendations regarding the Pending Bill in the Parliament related to structuring of Medical Education in India, Former, Chairman of Government of India’s High Power Committee to ‘Revise the Minimum Standard Requirements for Medical Colleges in India, former, Member of Government of India’s High Power Committee to Review the UPSC Civil Services Examination, former, Member of Government of India’s High Powered Committee – Padma Awards Committee to recommend the names of the persons for Padma Awards, Former- Principal/Dean/Professor of Medical Colleges – Agra / Kanpur / Jhansi, former Director / Professor, Cardio-thoracic Surgery, SKIMS Srinagar, former President, Indian Association of Cardiovascular-thoracic Surgeons, Former Honorary Consultant, Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Armed Forces Medical Services. He has been Recipient of Dr. B.C. Roy National Award in the category of – An Eminent Medical Man, Recipient of Dr. B.C. Roy National Award for developing Cardio-thoracic Surgery in India.
Dr. Gautam has been awarded Doctor of Science – D.Sc. (Hon. Causa) from TEN Universities and he has so far delivered 40 University Convocation Address.