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.