Dr. (Lt Gen) Bhagirath Singh Rathore AVSM, VSM having graduated in 1972 from SMS Medical College, Jaipur, joined Armed Forces Medical Service where he served for about 39 years. He did his post graduation from AFMC, Pune in Dermato-Venereology. He served in the Integrated Headquarters of Defence (Navy) as Principal Director Medical Services (Personnel and Management) and later as Major General (Medical) in a Command Headquarters and as Additional Director General (Human Resources) AFMS. He served as Director General (Organization and Personnel) Armed Forces Medical Services till 2010. Prior to being the Pro Chancellor, he had been Vice Chancellor of Swami Vivekanand Subharti University for one year.
Dr. Rathore has several scientific papers to his credit. He was awarded “Vishisht Seva Medal” (2007) and “Ati Vishisht Seva Medal” (2011) by the Hon’ble President of India. He was also awarded “Teacher par Excellence” award during Dermacon - 2012.