Dr. Baghotia has served the nation in various capacities. While posted as medical officer he has served the patients in the Dispensaries, hospitals for OPD, Indoor and emergency care. He has 7 years of service in Central Jail Tihar. As SMO of the Hospital he started De-addiction Centre. He has indenting contribution in banning smoking in Tihar way back in 1994. Then Inspector General (Prisons), Dr. Kiran Bedi in her book “IT’S ALWAYS POSSIBLE” documented at page no. 281- “Dr Baghotia brought initiative and concern to the medical services in Tihar. He lost no time in streamlining the system and clearing up the formidable backlog that had accumulated over the years”.

As State Leprosy Officer he is actively involved in monitoring and supervision of leprosy activities, training of medical, paramedical and non-medical personnel attached with Government, Autonomous Bodies and NGOs in Delhi. He is supplying MDT Drugs to all health care institutions, conducting training, workshops & seminars and spreading awareness of leprosy in the community. More than 5000 personnel have been trained for leprosy. As SLO he is also cooperating and coordinating with International, National and Local NGOs. He was the core group member of Leprosy Elimination Monitoring conducted by NIHFW (during 2001-2004) in collaboration with Government of India, WHO and ILEP (International NGOs). Dr Baghotia has contributed towards decentralization and integration of leprosy services in general health care system. Leprosy is the only programme in Delhi which is running on the district pattern. He has a big role in bringing the leprosy at the level of elimination in Delhi. He is always on the forefront whenever there is Health Mela, Bhagidari Mela, Health Camp or any Health Awareness Rally. He has represented Delhi in Southeast Asian regional Meetings at Katmandu and Bangkok.

As State Programme Officer biomedical waste management; he was actively involved in establishment of centralized treatment facilities at Okhla and Nilothi. By his innovations, Bio-medical Waste Management Cell has become a revenue generating unit. It would be generating over Rs.50,00,000/- (Rupees Fifty Lakhs) per annum in addition to free treatment of waste generated in Healthcare units under govt. of NCT of Delhi.

He has also worked as State Cancer Control Officer for six months. Major area of work are capacity building of Health care personnel, strengthening of diagnostic and treatment facilities for cancer in Delhi. Health promotion and awareness generation in the community. Anti tobacco Campaign, Monitoring and evaluation of cancer detection and treatment in Delhi.
Also working as State Programme Officer for Fluorosis Mitigation Programme It is being implemented in NCT of Delhi. This is unique Programme with focus area of Strengthening health care institutions, Capacity building of Health care personnel, Community awareness for Fluorosis, schools, community and household surveys and encouraging use of safe drinking water in collaboration with Delhi Jal Board.
As State Programme Officer for Silicosis he was actively involved in the survey of silicosis affected people in Lal Kuan area of south Delhi. He organised the National Workshop on Silicosis in 2011 and 2012. More than 150 candidates/stakeholders from different sections of Society/Industry participated in these workshops.
Also looking after the scheme of State Award to Service Doctors and paramedical staff given to the meritorious candidates working under Govt. of NCT of Delhi.

Also Heading Mobile Health Scheme of Govt. of NCT of Delhi.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>