Dr. Nikunj is a Medical Doctor, Public Health Professional and Researcher. He is working as an Assistant Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. In the past, he has served the Govt of Gujarat as a Medical Officer and National Health System Resource Centre, New Delhi as a Consultant.

He has performed Curative, Preventive and Promotive work for health care delivery to the rural population in Gujarat. He has experience in implementing National Health Policy and various Health & Family Welfare Programs including NHM at the grassroots level. He has organised various Health Camps, De-addiction Camps, Health Exhibitions, and Seminars in Rural areas at the grassroots level for awareness among people.

He is an active contributor to welfare activities for students and youth. He is affiliated with many social and cultural organizations working for the betterment of society. He was a part of the Indian Youth Delegation to the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (14-22 October, Sochi, Russia) by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India. He has served as a Member of 3-member expert committee constituted by University Grants Commission (UGC) for framing the syllabus of the subject 'Disaster Management' for UGC-NET, a national level examination, which is conducted to determine the Eligibility for Assistant Professor and also for the Award of Junior Research Fellowship for Indian nationals. He has also been appointed as Member of the Expert Committee constituted by UGC for the development and delivery of MOOCs on 'Disaster Risk Reduction' for the SWAYAM Platform.

His detailed CV (for professional/ academic purposes) is available below:

CV Academic Dr Nikunj Makwana 17012024.pdf