Mission Director of the National Health Mission, Uttar Pradesh
Alok Kumar is an Indian Administrative Services officer of the 1998 batch and has a wide administrative experience. Apart from being Executive Director, State Innovations in Family Planing Services Project Agency (SIFPSA) & Mission Director, National Health Mission (NHM), he is also Principal Staff Officer to the Chief Secretary of UP.
India’s performance on breastfeeding, among other health and nutrition indicators, has a key role to play in powering the global push for healthier, better-nourished mothers and children. Similarly, with a sixth of India’s population, Uttar Pradesh (UP) holds the key to strengthen global efforts in pursuit of the SDGs.