Board Of Directors

Mr. Probal Ghosal

Probal Ghosal, Chairman- Ujala Cygnus Healthcare Services

Three decades in the middle of all things business, One has been fortunate to have and to be continuing to shape the strategic outlook of Companies across diverse sectors (Engineering & Electronics, Financial Services, Media & Infrastructure) from process reengineering ,fund raising, Corporate Structuring, Public equity offerings and complete Turnaround strategies and all –round operational efficiencies.

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An acclaimed finance and management professional Mr. Probal Ghosal drives Amar Ujala Limited (An integrated Media Company) as Director. He is instrumental in diversifying Amar Ujala in healthcare space with the objective of providing valuable and affordable healthcare services to the tier II & tier III cities of India and created an inclusive healthcare Company Ujala Healthcare Services with social equity and value in rural India.

Diversity, value management and deep appreciation for innovation across business have been the hallmark of Mr. Ghosal’s career. With the recent collaboration with Cygnus Group of Hospitals, Mr. Ghosal has taken over an additional responsibility as Chairman of Ujala-Cygnus Healthcare Services.
Mr. Ghosal is a Music aficionado and an avid Soccer fan.

Rajul Maheshwari

Rajul Maheshwari, Director- Ujala Cygnus Healthcare Services

Mr. Rajul Maheshwari, aged 58 years, is the Chairman & Managing Director of Amar Ujala Limited (Formerly Amar Ujala Publications Limited). Mr. Maheshwari holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from University of Delhi. He has about 31 years of experience of the Indian newspaper industry. He was the member of executive council of The Indian Newspaper Society, New Delhi. Mr. Maheshwari has played a central role in the establishment of various units in western, eastern and central parts of Uttar Pradesh. He has been actively involved in restructuring various departments at the corporate level of our Company, including the human resources, administration, marketing and finance departments.

Dr Dinesh Batra

Dr. Dinesh Batra, Director- Ujala Cygnus Healthcare Services

A well known healthcare management expert with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry in India and other countries. Over last 3 decades, Dr. Batra has worked across various healthcare brands with the latest being Primus Super specialty hospital in Chanakyapuri in Delhi as the CEO. He was one of the key players in the success story of the Primus Group. He was instrumental in establishing a 100 bedded hospital at Abuja, Nigeria under the banner of Primus Hospital. Realizing the fact that he has reached the peak on the path he was going on and lot of work and passion still left in him, he decided to change his path.

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Dr. Batra is aggressively involved in administration, planning and development of the twelve hospitals, currently under UjalaCygnus Group. He has actively participated in healthcare projects for tribal areas, for patients needing free dialysis, and free education to under-privileged.

On 19th August 2015, Dr. Batra, was invited by Government of Haryana in association with CII to a ‘Business Mission to US & Canada’ The prime objective of this mission was to reposition Haryana as an investment destination on the International stage with a focus on the sector like – Energy, Aerospace, Defence production including offset Manufacturing, Garments / Textiles, Food Processing, Auto/Auto Components, Healthcare, Industrial Parks, Logistics, mass rapid transport as also to seek cooperation in the field of Education/Skill development. As a part of this objective, Dr. Batra showcased Cygnus Hospital’s(now Ujala Cygnus Healthcare Services) model in Haryana and how it has contributed to the healthcare needs of the state with a vision to expand in addition to projecting healthy investment environment.

Dr. Shuchin Bajaj

Dr. Shuchin Bajaj, Director- Ujala Cygnus Healthcare Services

Dr. Shuchin Bajaj, Alumnus of Prestigious institutions like INSEAD, King’s College, London, IIM Calcutta and PGIMS Rohtak, is our Director.

Shuchin is a highly qualified medical scholar. After completing his MBBS from PGIMS, Rohtak, he did his Doctorate in Internal Medicines (MD) from Dr S N Medical College, Jodhpur in 2004. Apart from the foregoing, he also did Certified Professional course on Diabetes Management and Total Control from American Academy of Continuing Medical Education, USA in 2008, Advanced Program in Strategic Management from I.I.M. Calcutta in 2013 and Advanced Program in Cardiac Emergencies from Boston University in 2014.

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Dr Bajaj was the recipient of the British Government’s 2015 Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence award at King’s College London, where he spent considerable time studying the various facets of Leadership, its various challenges and its learnings for India.
Dr Bajaj was the recipient of the British Government’s 2015 Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence award at King’s College London, where he spent considerable time studying the various facets of Leadership, its various challenges and its learnings for India.

He was also selected for freeship to the ‘Innovating Health for Tomorrow” Fellowship at INSEAD, France in 2017 and his project for Ambulance services was the top of the class of 40 high ranked professionals from around the world.

Shuchin is also an Aspire Fellow, a Fellowship dedicated to enlightened social leadership, held at IIM, Ahmedabad and conducted by Dr. Pradeep Khandwala, Ex Director, IIMA.

He has also completed the Elite Seed Transformation Program conducted by the Stanford Global Business School.

He is on the board of a number of national prominent NGOs as Advisor-Health Programmes and has played an active part in the Healthcare Track for Xynteo’s India2022 coalition as well as being part of the Helpage International’s Regional Research Initiative on Older People’s Health as the Academic partner of the International Health Working Group.

In addition to numerous other awards and accolades, Shuchin has received the “World Wide Achievers Health Care Excellence Award 2014” for Healthcare Excellence in Internal Medicine in Delhi and NCR, ”Best Consultant in Internal Medicine in Delhi 2012” by the Time Research Media Foundation, “National Award for Excellence in Healthcare 2015” for fastest growing healthcare chain in North India along with “2015 Leaders Award”. In the past Dr. Bajaj has also received “Stars of the Industry Healthcare Awards” for excellence in managing tertiary healthcare centers in Tier-II towns, “4th MT India Healthcare Awards” for most promising healthcare chain of India, Most Promising Healthcare Brand and Best Upcoming Hospital Chain, amongst others. Dr Bajaj were featured by the Economic Times in a feature on Entrepreneurs Leading Disruptive Change. Dr. Bajaj is also the winner the Healthcare Leader of the Year, 2017 Awards.

Shuchin is an avid Healthcare Investor and is associated with multiple Health Tech Companies as investor, Board Member and mentor. He also sits on the TBIU Board of The Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) at IIT, Delhi.

Mayur Sirdesai

Mayur Sirdesai, Director- Ujala Cygnus Healthcare Services

Mayur Sirdesai runs a Healthcare focused PE fund called Somerset Indus Capital Partners focused on investments in products and services platforms in the SME sector of Healthcare in India. The fund focuses on investments that create strong and sustainable impact in the healthcare sector especially in the lower tier markets and provide access to affordable quality healthcare in India. The fund has a strong track record of making several successful investments across Pharma, Lifesciences, Medical Technology, Diagnostic products and Services, Healthcare Delivery, Primary Care, Nutrition and Wellness.

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