Baljit Singh Bedi

March 2, 2017

Baljit Singh Bedi did B.Tech and M.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.    After serving for five years in IIT, Delhi as researcher, he joined  Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India.  Major contributions over the years cover conceptualizing, evolving and implementation of a number of major Schemes involving electronics and IT in  different sectors of Indian economy.


As Head of Medical Electronics & Telemedicine Division, Baljit promoted the development of Telemedicine/eHealth Software platforms and launched a number of e-Health & Tele–health schemes covering many states in India. He was a Member of National Knowledge Commission’s Working Group on India-Health Information Network Development and its follow up actions. He is member of the National Committee on EMR Standardization set up by MoH&FW and headed its Interoperability Task Group.


Baljit is member of MoH&FW Legal Sub-Committee for EHR and also EHR Review Committee.   He is Chairman FICCI’s India Health Information Network (IHIN) Working Group on EHR and Standards.  He is Past President; Telemedicine Society of India (TSI) and till very recently was Adviser to Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, MeitY, GoI. Currently he is Chief Operating Officer of TSI.