Dr Zainab Zaidi is Director & Head, Product Development – Assessment, Accreditation & Certification. She is Head Healthcare Sector Skill Council-UP, overviewing skill implementation activities in the state. She graduated from Mumbai University and completed her DGO from Lucknow. Prior to joining HSSC she was working with the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH), as Deputy Director. She has also worked in the UP State Government and NPSP programme for more than 6 years and is Member of Technical Advisory Group MANTHAN Project.