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Mr. Pankaj Patel, Chairman Cadila Healthcare Ltd. combines both research and techno-commercial expertise. Mr. Patel is a Member of the Mission Steering Group (MSG), the highest policy making and steering body constituted under National Health Mission. Mr. Patel is a Past President of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
Mr. Patel is the Chairman of Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur and Member of the Board of Governors of IIM Ahmedabad, Invest India, IIFT and other education institutes and universities. He is the Chairman of the Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, a Regional Cancer Centre.
In recognition of his contributions to the healthcare industry in India, Mr. Pankaj Patel was conferred several awards which includes the Acharya PC Ray Memorial Gold Medal Award and the Eminent Pharmacist Award, also the India Innovator Award at the India Business Leaders award, instituted by CNBC.
For his entrepreneurial vision, Mr. Patel was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Life Sciences category.