Dr Girdhar Gyani is Director General of the Association of Healthcare Providers. In the past, he has been Secretary General, Quality Council of India. He was instrumental in setting up of National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers. He has over 40 years of service in the areas of Teaching, Research and Quality Management. He has been involved in research & development with the DRDO for 15 years and has designed & launched India’s first M S Programme in Quality Management which was adapted by BITS, Pilani. He has also developed a one year (3-trimesters) diploma course in Quality Management, for MQI, MAURITIUS.