C.K. Mishra

C.K. Mishra Union Health Secretary

Union Health Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India;

C.K. Mishra joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1983 and currently heading the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. As Additional Secretary & Mission Director, National Health Mission, led one of the largest public health programme. In more than 30 years of public service, C. K. Mishra has served as an administrator, policy-maker and public health strategistholding a wide range of assignments in the fields of Health, Education, Industry and Power.   

C.K. Mishra is recognised for his significant contributions to improving the Indian Public Health landscapeand serves as Co-Chair of Partnership for Maternal Neonatal & Child Health (PMNCH) and a member of the Global Reference group providing strategic direction for Family Planning 2020 initiatives. He brings in a unique country perspective to the current global discourse on transition from MDGs to SDGs and is a vociferous advocate of global strategies being driven by country specific needs and contexts. He has been in the Department since July 2013.    

Born in Patna, Bihar, C.K. Mishra earned his Bachelor’s Degree in History (Hons) from St. Stephens College, Delhi University.  In addition to this, he has received a Post Graduate Diploma in Media Law at NALSAR, Hyderabad.  He has also completed the Advanced Leadership Programme from Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG), Australia.

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