Profile of Dr. Gyaneshwar Rao,
Hon. Director of
:: Kachchh Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center ::
Dr. Gyaneshwar Rao has been Director of Kachchh Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center since 2002. Prior to that Dr. Rao was the Director of a local NGO named SPANDAN, which was forged by a group of medical personnel of Kachchh.
Dr. Gyaneshwar Rao
Dr. Gyaneshwar has a masters degree in general surgery, and also in hospital management and bachelor’s degree in law. He is practicing surgery since 17 years at his own 30 bedded private hospital, with additional surgical training in Upper G. I. Endoscopy and Laparoscopy. Currently, he is a member of Governing Council of Association of Surgeons of India for the year 2004 – 2007, Vice-President of Indian Medical Association – Gujarat State 2000 -2001, Executive Committee member of Gujarat State Surgeon’s Association, Director of International Service Rotary Club of Bhuj, and a member in Judges Panel of Consumer Redressal Forum, Kachchh. Previous year he was also elected as the President of The Association of Surgeons’ of India – Gujarat State Chapter and successfully conducted an Annual State Conference at Bhuj. Being an active member of Rotary Club as a Treasurer, he also spare time for club’s social activities. Dr. Gyaneshwar’s educational background, his leadership qualities and enthusiasm and dedication towards his work make him highly resourceful and inspiring gentleman.
Being a sportsperson, he is fond of badminton, an University National player and President of Bhuj Badminton Association. He also likes light classical music.
He has been awarded the I. H. Desai Community Service Gold Medal D. G. Dist. 3050 Rotary International for the year 2001 – 2002 for his outstanding work in the immediate medical relief to earthquake victims. Awarded Dr. Shukla Community Service Award for the year 1998 – 1999 (I.M.A. – Bhuj).
Under his dynamic leadership K.C.R.C. bagged the National Award for Barrier Free Environment in its very first year by Hon’ble Shri. A. P. J. Abdul Kalaam, the President of India.