Advisor, SCHC - Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar


Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar graduated from the prestigious B. J. Medical College, Pune in 1985, securing top honours in General Surgery & Obstetrics & Gynaecology. He completed his Masters in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 1989 & was awarded the Gold Medal by Pune University for his outstanding academic performance. He has been awarded PhD under the Faculty of Management by University of Pune. .


Dr. Rajiv topped the list of successful candidates of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission and joined the B. J. Medical College, Pune. His total teaching experience, to date is 29 years.


He was invited by the Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman from 1992 – 1996, where his work was highly appreciated. On completion of this assignment, Dr. Rajiv conceptualized & established the Faculty of Health & Biomedical Sciences at the Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune which provides on campus healthcare services, offers academic programmes pertinent to the health care sector & undertakes community oriented health care research projects.


Dr. Rajiv is a Member of various Governmental bodies including Former Member, Board of Governors of the Medical Council of India (MCI), Govt. of India; Governing Council of Consultancy Development Centre (CDC), DSIR, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, Central Supervisory Board – PCPNDT, Govt. of India; National Inspection & Monitoring Committee (NIMC)-PC & PNDT, Govt. of India; Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC), Maharashtra Nursing Council (MNC), Govt. of Maharashtra; various professional bodies like the Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI); Indian Society for Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM); Society for Emergency Medicine in India (SEMI); Indian Healthcare Quality Forum (IHCQF), Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries & Agriculture (MCCIA), Indian Medical Association (IMA) & non-governmental organizations like FICCI, NATHEALTH, MCCIA etc. He is also a Member, Managing Committee, Symbiosis Society & Board of Management, Symbiosis International University.


Currently the Dean of Faculty of Health & Biomedical Sciences, SIU. Dr. Rajiv has contributed a number of articles on various subjects in many of the leading publications. He has presented a number of original research articles both at the National and International level. He is extensively travelled to the Middle East, South East Asia, USA and Europe, Dr. Rajiv is proficient in English, Hindi, Marathi, German & Arabic.


With best wishes.



Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar

Advisor, SCHC