Dr. Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Founder, Health Parliament

Speaker Bio

Rajendra Pratap Gupta (Rajendra) is a public policy expert who has been contributing to policy-making for over two decades across sectors.

Rajendra has worked with some of the largest organizations across the world and was nominated to the Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum for 2012-2014 in recognition of his work.

He has served at senior-most levels at Fortune 20 and Fortune 500 companies in India. Besides, he has been invited by global organizations like the United Nations, UNESCO, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Health Organization, World Economic Forum, ITU ( oldest UN body), The Commonwealth, United States of America, United Kingdon, Govt. of Japan, Algeria, Finland, Ethiopia & Bangladesh, and also by the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Ministry of Labour and Employment & The Planning Commission - Government of India, for his views on a diverse range of topics.

He played an important role in drafting public policies and became the youngest person to draft the election manifesto of the BJP. He also played a key role in drafting the BJP's Lok Sabha Election Manifesto in 2014. He has played an important role in drafting the National Health Policy 2017, the National Education Policy, the policy ( schemes ) for Building & other Construction Workers (BOCW) - Ministry of Labour & Employment, and the State Health Policy for UP. He is the founder of Viksit Bharat Mission, fmr Chairman of HIMSS India, Disease Management Association of India, Continua India, Personal Connected Health Alliance India, The Government Industry Dialogue, Health Parliament, Digital Health Academy & the Patients Union. He is a member of the Global Roster of Experts for Digital Health & a Member of the Guidelines Development Group at the World Health Organization (WHO). He is on the founding team of the Global Digital Health Index and an active contributor to the Internet Governance Forum, United Nations, where he chairs the Dynamic Coalitions.

Rajendra was recognized for his contribution in 2012 by the sheriff of Los Angeles; named the 'Thought Leader of the Year' three years in a row by ICT Post, Quoted by Harvard Business Review. He has authored five best-selling books 1)Healthcare Reforms in India - Making up for the lost decades 2) Your Vote is Not Enough 3) Your Degree is Not Enough 4) Tough Choices & Hard Decisions- Rebuilding India: The Next 25 Years 5) Digital Health - Truly Transformational

Currently, he divides his time between public policy work and consultancy / advisory roles across geographies.