Anti-Doping Commission

Tan Sri Dr. Jegathesan Manikavasagam

Chief Advisor

Tan Sri Dr. JegathesanManikavasagam fondly called the Flying Doctor of Malaysia for blazing the tracks around Asia despite being firstly a medical student then a doctor, was an icon in the 1960s, regarded as the "Golden Era" of Malaysian athletics. In his heyday, he was regarded as the fastest man in Asia. Dr Jegathesan has competed in three consecutive Olympic Games, namely Rome (1960), Tokyo (1964) and Mexico (1968). He qualified for two 200 m semi-finals in the Olympics and his time of 20.92s, set in 1968 at the Mexico Olympics, still remains in the Malaysian athletics records book. He served the government health service for 32 years including the posts of Director of the Institute for medical research and Deputy Director-General of the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. He is a Medical Researcher; and was appointed as Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Medical Commission. He serves as Chairman of the Medical Council, and the Anti-Doping Commission of the Olympic council of Asia (OCA). He has served as the Deputy President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM).

Prof. (Dr.) ManMohan Singh

Chairman

Professor (Dr.) ManMohan Singh, was the Head of the Department of Cardiology at Government Medical College &Rajindra Hospital Patiala. Prof. Singh was recipient of medical scholarship from the United Kingdom. He also chaired the Punjab Medical Council for consecutively two terms; during his tenure as President, the Council adopted the Indian Medical Council Code of Ethics (Professional, Conduct and Etiquette & Ethics) Regulation, 2002 and 2004.He was the chairman of the Medical and Anti-Doping Commission of the Indian Olympic Association. He has been serving as member of Anti-Doping Commission Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). Prof. (Dr) ManMohan Singh was the Chairman of Anti-Doping Department Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010. The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports nominated him as member of the Governing and Executive Boards of National Anti-Doping Agency India and National Dope Testing Laboratory India. He was credited for his immaculate services as Member of the Medical Commission in various editions of Commonwealth Games and Asian Games

Mr. Digvijay Singh

Vice Chairman

Digvijay Singh has been an Asian Tour regular and one of the top performers on the Indian domestic circuit since turning professional in 1999. He achieved his breakthrough win on the Asian Tour at the Panasonic Open India 2012. Digvijay also has 12 titles to his credit on the domestic circuit in India. He won the All India Matchplay Championship in the 2003-04 season. Digvijay's only win on the PGTI came at the PGTI Players Championship at Coimbatore in 2008. Some of his other top results on the Asian Tour have been a tied fourth finish at the Emaar-MGF Indian Masters 2008 and third place at the Indian Open 2002. During his amateur days, Digvijay represented India in the Eisenhower Trophy, Nomura Cup and the 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok. He also won the Sri Lankan Amateur Championship in 1996 and 1997. Digvijay is an adventure sports enthusiast. He enjoys sky-diving, biking and target shooting.

Dr. Munish Chander

Member Secretary

Dr Munish Chander, was the Deputy Director General of the Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010. He was also the Head of the Department of Anti-Doping in Delhi 2010. Dr. Chander has rendered more than 22 years of services in the field of anti-doping and was nominated member in various committees constituted by the Government of India. He also served the Government of Punjab as Director Anti-Doping in all six editions of World Cup Kabaddi Punjab. Dr. Munish was credited for introducing first ever anti-doping program in the 1st Commonwealth Youth Games. He was the sole Indian selected as Coordinator Anti-Doping in the 16th Asian Games held in Doha, Qatar. During his tenure in the 16th Asian Games and XIX Commonwealth Games, he was credited for organizing International Sports Science Conferences in Doha and Delhi. He also served for two decades as Convener Medical and Anti-Doping Commission of Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Dr. Munish also served as Member Medical Commission of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) during XX Commonwealth Games held in Scotland, England.

Mr. Uttam Singh Mundy

Member, CEO PGTI

One of the top amateurs in India early in his career, Uttam Singh Mundy turned professional in 1992. Mundy, whose home course is the Delhi Golf Club, was a regular on the Asian Tour. His domestic titles include two wins each at the Honda Siel PGA and the Surya Nepal Masters, as well as wins at the BPGC Open, Meerut Open and The Hindu Open, among others. He is currently the CEO of the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI).

Mr. Gaurav Ghei

Member - Players Representative

Gaurav Ghei has been one of India's most successful golfers at the international level with three Asian Tour titles to his credit. Ghei has the distinction of being the first Indian to play a Major - the British Open in 1997. The Delhi golfer, who turned professional in 1991, chipped-in for eagle in dramatic fashion to win his first international title at the Gadgil Western Masters 1995. He also went on to win the Mercuries Taiwan Masters in 2006 and the Pine Valley Beijing Open in 2007 on the Asian Tour. Gaurav has represented India on three occasions at the World Cup of Golf. He was part of the Indian team that stunned Scotland in the Alfred Dunhill Cup at St Andrews in 1996. Ghei defeated Colin Montgomerie in that encounter.

Mr. Amardip Sinh Malik

Member - Disciplinary Committee

Amardip Sinh Malik, who turned professional in 2005, achieved his breakthrough win at the PGTI Noida Masters in 2014. The professional, who originally hails from Meerut and now resides in Greater Noida, has had a number of top performances in recent years including runner-up finishes at the ONGC Masters 2008, BILT Open 2010, PGTI Players Championship at Pune in 2012, the PGTI Players Championship at Panchkula in 2013 and the TAKE Solutions Classic 2016.

Hearing Panel

Mr. Paramjit Singh Patwalia

Chairman (Add. Solicitor General of India)

Mr. Paramjit Singh Patwalia, is a serving Additional Solicitor General of India. Justice Paramjit Singh Patwalia also served as Judge of Punjab & Haryana High Court Chandigarh. He was the youngest High Court Judge of India. The son of former Supreme Court Judge Justice Kuldeep Singh, he was appointed group "A" senior counsel for conducting Central Government litigation before the Supreme Court and was further appointed as senior advocate in the Apex Court to conduct cases on behalf of the Chandigarh Administration. He has also been regularly appearing on behalf of the Madhya Pradesh Government, particularly in matters relating to the disposal of Union Carbide waste and litigations filed by the Narmada BachaoAndolan.

Mr. Anish Dayal

Member (Advocate Supreme Court of India)

Anish Dayal has been practising for the last 22 years in the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court. He has been practising in areas of Media, Entertainment and Sports Law. After his graduation in Physics Honours from St. Stephens College, he went on to do Law from the University of Cambridge in England on a Commonwealth scholarship and thereafter additionally qualified as a Solicitor in England. He has advised host of entities in the sports and media space like broadcasters, players, teams, sports personnel, media management companies, production companies, specialized sports entities, media agencies, sports federations. He has also been the counsel in many important matters before the National Anti-Doping Agency. He has authored the Volume on "Damages" for the "Halsbury's Laws of India" and the legal & regulatory section of the "The Indian Media Business". He has extensively lectured law students on legal subjects and is part of visiting faculty resource at law universities. He contributed a regular column "Inside Law" for the Wall Street Journal online and now writes op-ed pieces for national dailies and other publications. Anish plays golf and badminton and actively pursues photography.

Prof. (Dr.) S.K. Sharma

Member (Former Head Medicine Department AIIMS Delhi)

Dr. S. K. Sharma was the chair of the Department of Medicine at AIIMS, New Delhi. He has made outstanding research contributions in the area of pulmonary medicine for the last three decades. His seminal contributions in the field of TB, sarcoidosis, bronchial asthma, and obstructive sleep apnea are internationally recognized. He has published 309 papers in various national and international journals. In the capacity of chair of the National Task Force on the Involvement of Medical Colleges in the TB Control Programme of India (2002-2011), he has been responsible for the implementation of DOTS in all of India's medical colleges. Dr. Sharma has edited several books (Tuberculosis; two volumes of Advances in Respiratory Medicine, first edition [2008]; and the second edition by Davidson's Clinical Cases in Medicine, the first edition of which was awarded First Prize of the British Medical Association in 2009). He has received numerous awards: four ICMR awards, including the Basanti Devi Amir Chand Award; the Saroj-Jyoti Award (twice); the Hari Om Ashram Alembic Award; the Ranbaxy Research Award; the Lupin Chest Oration Award; the Rabindranath Tagore Oration; the Searle Oration; the Dr. Devi Chand Memorial Gold Medal Oration; and the VR Joshi JAPI Award for Outstanding Referee. Dr. Sharma is editor of the Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences, executive editor and section editor of the pulmonology section of A.P.I. Textbook of Medicine (ninth edition), section editor of the Textbook on Clinical Pharmacology, associate editor of the Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, and editorial board member of Chest. He is an expert member of several task forces in ICMR; the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology; the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; and the National Institute of Immunology. He is chair of several committees in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He has been the recipient of various fellowships and is an elected member of the Faculty Council of the Indian College of Physicians.

TUE Committee

Dr. Abdul Wahab Al-Musleh

Chairman

Dr. Abdul Wahab Al Musleh, MD, FRCSI, CABS, EMDM, is the Deputy Medical Director at Hamad Medical Corporation and the Director of Hamad International Training Centre. He is an active member in many clinical and administrative committees throughout HMC and other organizations nationally. He is a member of the National Permanent Emergency Committee, member of International Health Regulations Committee, and chaired the Medical and Anti-Doping program of all Mega sport events in the country. He is a standing member of the Medical and Anti-Doping Committee of the Olympic Council of Asia and the Medical and Anti-Doping Committee of the Union of Arab National Olympic committee. He graduated from Royal college of Surgeon in Ireland in 1988, obtained his FRCS and Arab board Certificate in Surgery in 1993 and appointed as Chairman of Emergency Department in 1997.

Major General (Dr) Cheldivah Thurairaja

Member - Sports Medicine

Dr. C. Thurairaja, a retired Major General of the Army and a versatile sportsman and doctor, has made another first when he became the first Sri Lankan to be appointed to lead the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM). Dr. C Thurairaja was the Founder President of AFSM and has been the Vice President of AFSM since 1998 and is one of the longest standing executive committee members of the AFSM. He is also an Ex Co Member and a Fellow of the International Federation of Sports Medicine and in the Sri Lanka Sports Medicine Association (SLSMA). He continues to be a key Ex Co member responsible for developing and initiating the Post Graduate Programs such as the Diploma in Sports Medicine, which is implemented through the Board of Study in Sports Medicine of the Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo. During his career as a doctor he served as a Consultant Radiologist, Medical Advisor and Director of Medical Services in Army and is a leading Sports Physician. He represented Sri Lanka at National level in golf, basketball, rugby and badminton. Also played Sara Trophy cricket and tennis at Nationals, in addition been the Asian Games team contingent captain having played two sports, basketball and golf at Asian Games. He is also the Chairman National Olympic Committee (NOC) Medical Committee that has conducted IOC, NOC and NOC SLSMA Sports Medicine Courses for doctors.

Prof. (Dr.) S.K. Sharma

Member - Internal Medicines

Dr. S. K. Sharma was the chair of the Department of Medicine at AIIMS, New Delhi. He has made outstanding research contributions in the area of pulmonary medicine for the last three decades. His seminal contributions in the field of TB, sarcoidosis, bronchial asthma, and obstructive sleep apnea are internationally recognized. He has published 309 papers in various national and international journals. In the capacity of chair of the National Task Force on the Involvement of Medical Colleges in the TB Control Programme of India (2002-2011), he has been responsible for the implementation of DOTS in all of India's medical colleges. Dr. Sharma has edited several books (Tuberculosis; two volumes of Advances in Respiratory Medicine, first edition [2008]; and the second edition by Davidson's Clinical Cases in Medicine, the first edition of which was awarded First Prize of the British Medical Association in 2009). He has received numerous awards: four ICMR awards, including the Basanti Devi Amir Chand Award; the Saroj-Jyoti Award (twice); the Hari Om Ashram Alembic Award; the Ranbaxy Research Award; the Lupin Chest Oration Award; the Rabindranath Tagore Oration; the Searle Oration; the Dr. Devi Chand Memorial Gold Medal Oration; and the VR Joshi JAPI Award for Outstanding Referee. Dr. Sharma is editor of the Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences, executive editor and section editor of the pulmonology section of A.P.I. Textbook of Medicine (ninth edition), section editor of the Textbook on Clinical Pharmacology, associate editor of the Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, and editorial board member of Chest. He is an expert member of several task forces in ICMR; the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology; the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; and the National Institute of Immunology. He is chair of several committees in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He has been the recipient of various fellowships and is an elected member of the Faculty Council of the Indian College of Physicians.