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Utkal Hospital

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MBBS, DM (Cardiology)

Dr. Aditya Samal, is a renowned Invasive Cardiologist in Houston, Texas, USA for more than 15 years and has a great vision of bringing world-class treatment facility in Healthcare industry in Odisha with best quality technology, service, administrative policy and staffs.He is credited with various Clinical Research Projects and is actively involved in a charitable foundation, Foundation for Health Care Improvement in Odisha, which promotes quality higher education in health care.He is Fellow member of American College of Cardiology.He is recipient of Fellowship in Cardiology from prestigious Ochsner Clinic, USA. He is also an active member of American College of Physician and Cardiology.He has various manuscripts to his credit, published in many American Journals.

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MBBS, DM (Pediatric)

Dr. Kalyan Rath is in private practice as a Primary care physician in Pediatric and General Medicine in Texas, USA and has a great vision of bringing world-class treatment facility in Healthcare industry in Odisha with best quality technology, service, administrative policy and staffs.He has also credited experience in the field of teaching medical students in community setting and Health care administration and is working in the field for close to two decades. He is a Fellow member of American Academy of Pediatrics.He is serving as the Medical Director of Federal Community Health Center and has served as the chief of staff, executive committee member and chair of various committees in the local hospital.He is affiliated to various academies, associations and Societies in the USA.

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Managing Director

B.E. (Computer Science & Engg.), PGDM, Ph.D

Dr. Pragyan R. Gharai , has been a successful and renowned professional in Healthcare Sector with visionary insights of bringing new change and dimension in healthcare and education sector with best quality technology, service, administrative policies and manpower.He has completed his B.E. in Comp. Sc. & Engg. from Bangalore University and also his PGDM from XIMB. He has successfully completed and received his Ph.D certification from KIIT Deemed university.He is the also Managing Director of Viswass group of Institutes, Bhubaneswar.He is the former Sr Consultant at ORACLE Corporation, San Franscicso, USA.He has received various award for his successful venture in the field of healthcare and education.

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Director – Medical Services

M.D. (General Medicine), DM (Oncology), BMT (Westchester County Medical Centre, New York, USA)

Dr. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra, has served in the field of Medical Oncology, Haemato Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant programme for more than 30 years as a renowned Senior Medical Oncologist with various multi-speciality hospitals and has great visionary insights of bringing new change and dimension in healthcare sector with best quality technology, service, administrative policies and manpower.He has a brilliant academic and professional career with a huge patient base in his previous companies and he has joined Utkal Hospital to serve the people of Odisha with his skillful experience in the field of Oncology along with his team.His academic credentials are M.D. (General Medicine) from M.K.C.G Medical College, Berhampur, 1990; DM (Oncology) from Cancer Institute Adyar, Chennai, 1993; BMT from Westchester County Medical Centre, New York, USA, 1994.

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Dr. Rabindra Kumar Mohapatra


MBBS, M.S (Orthopedic & Surgery)

Dr. Mohapatra besides being a MBBS from V.S.S.Medical College, Burla, Odisha has also done his M.S (Orthopedic & Surgery) degree from Sambalpur University. After successfully working with various hospitals & health institutions in India, Dr. Mohapatra has his own clinic operating in Bhubaneswar since last 10 Years.

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Dr. Siddhanta Kumar Kar


Medical education from S.C.B Medical College Cuttack Odisha

Dr. Kar is the Managing Director and Consultant Physician at the 75 bedded Kar Clinic and Hospital Pvt. Ltd. Bhubaneswar. He has completed his Medical education from S.C.B Medical College Cuttack Odisha.

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Er. Subrat Das


B.E (Production Engg.)

Mr. Subrat Das, a production engineer, born in the year 1966 in the district of Puri, Odisha. Starting his career as a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering for 10 years, this visionary forward-thinking and social commitment motivated him to leave lucrative employment and he is architect behind in establishing one of the now leading polytechnic and ITI Institution the remote and backward area of Cuttack district in the year 2005. He has also established an engineering house involved in the development and manufacturing of agriculture implementation general fabrication in Mancheswar Industrial Estate, Bhubaneswar. He is handling as one of the directors of a leading construction house of Odisha where his dedication in consistently completing the engineering operations of execution of Railway projects both in India and abroad by laying 165Kmsin war turned Jaffna area of Sri Lanka in the year 2011-13. The construction of Utkal health care building is the expertise and state art of his company. He is love towards sustainable development of underprivileged and women empowerment and upliftment is clearly manifested by his brain child, Nita Women Football Academy. The association so far has bagged many awards and laurels inside and outside the state. Being one of the Board of Directors in this multi-specialty hospital, his long cherished philanthropic vision, we wish, may be expanded to the horizon.

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Mr. Sailendra Narayan Panda


B.A, Utkal University

Mr. Sailendra Narayan Panda has completed his Bachelor Degree in Arts from Utkal University in the year 1979. Mr. Panda has started his service career in the year 1986 in Jagatjit Industries Ltd. He has got more than 30 years experience in the field of Marketing and has worked at top management positions. At present Mr. Panda is a Director at Utkal Health Care Pvt. Ltd. and is looking after health care market including management of the tertiary health care center.

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Mr. Venugopal Puvvada



Mr. Venugopal Puvvada, an engineering graduate, embarked on his professional journey through the world of Information Technology contributing to various software projects and initiatives which provided a solid base for understanding the complexities of digital innovation. This expertise naturally paved the way into the fintech arena, where he leveraged the skills to foster advancements in financial technology. With an illustrious career that bridges the gap between technology and finance, Mr. Venugopal has consistently demonstrated his ability to foresee market trends and leverage them to fuel innovation and growth. He founded a fintech business, Innopay that quickly rose to prominence. Under his leadership, the company innovated at the intersection of technology and finance, offering solutions that made financial services more accessible, transparent, and user-friendly. Beyond his entrepreneurial ventures, Mr. Venugopal is a seasoned investor with a diverse portfolio that spans hospitals, tech start-ups, and financial institutions.

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Chief Executive Officer

MBBS, MBA(Hospital Administration)

Dr. Ashish Chandra holds master degree in MBA in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Hospital Administration, MBBS and has around 27yrs of rich stellar experience in Strategic Planning & Leadership, Hospital Administration & Operations, P&L Accountability, Medical Operations with different hospitals in the Healthcare Industry in India. He has started his career journey with Jaipur Golden Hospital (Delhi) in the year 1995 as CMO and later promoted to Medical Superintendent; thereafter he joined M.G.S. Hospital (Delhi) in June, 2010 as Head of the Unit (Director); then he joined Columbia Asia Hospital (Ghaziabad) in Sept, 2011 as Chief of Medical Services; then joined Jaipur Golden Hospital (Delhi) in Dec, 2012 as Head of the Unit (Medical Director); then joined Columbia Asia Hospital (Gurgaon & Patiala) in Apr, 2014 as Head of the Unit (General Manager); then joined Medicover Healthcare Private Ltd. (Delhi-NCR) in Nov, 2017 as Cluster Head; then joined IVY HOSPITAL (Amritsar, Punjab) in Jun, 2018 as Head of the Unit (General Manager); then joined Apollo Hospital (Bhubaneswar) in Oct, 2018 as Director – Medical Services/ Operations; his last organization before joining Utkal Hospital was Kingsway Hospital (Nagpur, Maharashtra) in Jul, 2021 as CEO.

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Chief Finance Officer

Chartered Accountant

Arun Khilar is a Chartered Accountant having More than 20 years of experience in managing the gamut of Accounts, Audit, MIS and Commercial functions. He has worked with Aditya Birla Group.He has great visionary insights of bringing new change and dimension in healthcare sector and plays a great role in executing financial strategy, financial controls and accounting procedures ensuring full transparency over the financial performance in acquiring best quality technology, service, administrative policies and manpower.

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Mr. Manav

Chief Operating Officer

MBA (Hospital Administration)

Mr. Manav is a distinguished leader in healthcare, renowned for his strategic acumen, exceptional operational skills, and unwavering dedication to excellence. With over 15 years of experience, he has made a significant impact across esteemed institutions like Fortis Healthcare, Bliss GVS Healthcare (Kenya) Utkal Hospitals, and Care Hospitals, both nationally and internationally. Beginning his career as a Clinical Psychologist, Mr. Manav's journey has been marked by continuous growth and achievement. His pursuit of excellence led him to earn an MBA degree, excelling as a gold medalist in 2012, laying the groundwork for his exceptional contributions to the healthcare sector. Joining Fortis Hospitals, New Delhi in 2014 as a Business Analyst, he swiftly climbed the ranks, leveraging his keen operational foresight to drive tangible results and foster organizational progress. Mr. Manav's leadership at Bliss GVS and Lumboka Hospital in Kenya showcased his global perspective and operational prowess, earning him recognition as a dynamic leader adept at navigating diverse environments effortlessly. At Utkal Hospital, Bhubaneswar, his collaborative leadership style fostered open communication and inclusivity, propelling the organization to unprecedented heights from June 2018 to June 2021. In his recent role at Care Hospitals, Hyderabad, Mr. Manav's leadership was distinguished by his unwavering commitment to integrity, transparency, and inclusivity. Renowned for his exceptional communication skills and results-oriented approach, he empowered team members, instilling a culture of accountability and fostering professional growth. With his strategic mindset and innovative problem-solving capabilities, Mr. Manav continues to drive business growth and transformation in healthcare, embodying the values of integrity, collaboration, and excellence.

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