Dr Darez Ahamed
Director, National Health Mission, Tamil Nadu
Dr Darez Ahamed is the Mission Director, National Health Mission (NHM), Commissioner of Maternal and Child Health and the Ex-officio Commissioner of Trauma Care. He is a medical doctor turned bureaucrat who joined the Indian Administrative Service in 2005.
Dr Darez Ahamed has worked as the Assistant Collector Training Madurai Sub Collector, Devakottai, Sivaganga District; Additional Collector (Development), Madurai; Additional Collector (Development), Krishnagiri; Joint Commissioner, Commercial Tax, Chennai; Deputy Commissioner (Works), Corporation of Chennai, Chennai; and District Collector, Perambalur.
Honours awarded to Dr Ahamed for his work as the District Collector, Perambalur include: Best Performance In Disposal Of CM Cell Petitions – 2011-12; Best Performing District Collector In Health And Family Welfare In 2011-12; Best Performance In Disposal Of CM Cell Petitions -2012-13; Best Performing District Collector In Health And Family Welfare In 2012-13; Best Collector In Implementing Schemes For Differently Abled Sector In 2012-13; Implementation Of E-Governance Initiative Successfully In 2012-13; Best Practices Award In 2013 For Implementation Of Quality Delivery System Ensuring Good Governance; Excellent Works In Environment Protection In 2013; For Excellence In Public Administration For The Year 2012-13 For Outstanding Initiative “Save The Girl Child”.