Lt General Anup Banerji takes charge as DG AFMS

November 1, 2019 Photo(s): By PIB
Lt General Bipin Puri handing over charge to Lt General A. Banerji as the Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS), in New Delhi on November 1, 2019.

Lt General Anup Banerji assumed office as Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services (DG AFMS) today. An alumnus of the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, the General Officer is reputed to be an outstanding cardiologist and an exceptional administrator. He has held various important clinical and staff positions during his illustrious career in AFMS. These include Head of the Department of Medicine and Cardiology at MH CTC Pune and Army Hospital R&R, Consultant (Medicine and Cardiology) at CH (EC), MG (Med) MG & G Area, Comdt AMC Centre and College Lucknow and DGMS (Navy).

Lt General Banerji was awarded the Sena Medal for his distinguished service in 1986. He was appointed President's Honorary Surgeon (PHS) on January 27, 2019. Lt General Anup Banerji served as the DGMS (Army) prior to the present appointment.

Lt General Banerji assured that he will continue the good work of his predecessors and bring in more synergy in healthcare delivery of AFMS with special emphasis on Combat Medical Support. He said, a positive thrust would be provided to Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) for enhanced clientele satisfaction.