• डॉ. भारत अग्रवाल

dr. bharat agrawal

MBBS • MD • MBA • M.Phil

Executive Director,
Dainik Bhaskar Group

Doctor • Entrepreneur • Director • Columnist

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  • 1987 - MBBS - MGM Medical College, Indore MP
  • 1991 - MD (Medicine) - MGM Medical College, Indore MP
  • 1997 - MBA (Hospital Administration) - IMS, DAVV, Indore
  • 2004 - M.Phil (Hospital Administration) - BITS, Pilani, Raj


  • 1982 - PET - Pre-Engineering Test - 1st position
  • 1982 - PMT - Pre-Medical Test
  • 1982 - B. Pharma - Entrance Test
  • 1982 - B.SC - 1st Year - Merit Position
  • 1987 - MBBS - 2 Gold Medals - 1st position with distinction in Physiology


Jaslok Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai:

  1. Cardiology - Dr. K. G. Nair & Dr. S. C. Munshi
  2. Neurology - Dr. Noshir H. Wadia


A gold-medallist medical professional, an entrepreneur having established own hospital and pharmaceutical enterprise, CEO of a Fast Moving Consumer Goods unit, Executive Director of India’s premier media group, columnist, editorial head-hunter, trouble-shooter, media communications and project management.


Member [Professional]:

  1. Medical Council of India
  2. Association of Physicians of India
  3. Cardiology Society of India
  4. Pharmacy Council of India
  5. CII
  6. Former Chairman - Ethics Committee, Medical Council of India

Member [Social]:

  1. Arera Club, Bhopal
  2. Chelmsford Club, New Delhi
  3. Constitution Club, New Delhi
  4. India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
  5. India International Centre, New Delhi
  6. National Sports Club of India, New Delhi
  7. Press Club of India, New Delhi
  8. Siri Fort Club, New Delhi
  9. Qutab Golf Club, Delhi


1. Doctors Directory – 1990 & 1998

2. Establishment & Management of Nursing Homes & Hospitals


Even during college days, divided time between academic pursuits and community initiatives. As President of the Junior Doctors’ Association, was deeply involved with social issues in MP. Conducted more than 150 health camps across different cities. Took a lead role in Hepatitis-B vaccination drives, vaccinating around 1.75 lakh persons.

Headed the City Police Communication Programme (Nagar Suraksha Samiti) Indore 1995-2003. Organised various seminars & symposia on different subjects.

Member of the Prime Minister’s delegation to various countries.



doctor/healthcare entrepreneur

  • 1994 to date   Theta Labs Pvt. Ltd.   Founder/CMD
  • 1993 to 2010 Charak Hospital, Indore
    Founder Director

Business Executive

  • 2003 to date   Dainik Bhaskar Group   Group Executive Director
  • 1999- 2002   Bhaskar Global (FMCG Start-up of Dainik Bhaskar Group)   CEO


1994-present   Theta Labs Pvt. Ltd.   Founder/CMD

Established a pharmaceutical venture Theta Labs Pvt. Ltd. in 1994 with the stated mission of — “Ethical Marketing of Pharmaceutical Products Under Owned Brand Names”

Catering to the needs of MP, CG, Rajasthan & Bihar, today Theta Labs boasts a product-list of 52 items - with coverage of the following specialty areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medicine
  • Gynaecology
  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Paediatric
  • Psychiatric

Enjoying an excellent reputation for quality products at great prices with efficient service, Theta Labs continues to grow at a steady pace and now covers nearly 14,000 doctors across 4 States.

Responsible for providing strategic vision and providing in-depth training while delegating day-to-day supervision to properly trained personnel.

Weekly reports of planned versus actual deliverables.

Continuous up-grading of product range.

1993 to 2010   Charak Hospital, Indore
Founder Director

Founded a 50-bedded private hospital at the age of 29 years, which was successfully managed, with the very first ICCU in the private sector -- with all the Duty Doctors being MD (Medicine).

Inaugurated by then super-star Rajendra Kumar, the hospital had an excellent reputation and its patient list included leading politicians, bureaucrats, district administration officials, HC judges, doctors and their families, and other VIP’s amongst others.

Responsibilities, apart from the consultant duties as a medical professional, included inter alia:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the operation of the hospital. Implementing all policies established; inform and advise senior management regarding current trends, problems, and activities in health care to facilitate policy making.
  • Preparing an annual budget showing the expected revenue and expenditures. In coordination with the management, the medical staff, and other hospital personnel — respond to the community’s needs for quality health care services by monitoring the adequacy of the hospital’s medical activities. Oversee and provide direction to administrative support staff and department heads in establishing department objectives determining staffing needs and standards of productivity; establishing policies and procedures and job classifications; complying with laws.
  • Consult with and advise department heads on a regular basis; evaluate competence of work force and make changes as necessary; keep lines of communication open; seek to maintain high employee morale and a professional, healthful atmosphere and environment in the hospital.
  • Ensure maintenance of physical properties in good and safe state of repair and operation. Supervise the business affairs of the hospital. Ensure optimum fund utilisation. Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies and governing health care delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies by continually monitoring the operations.
  • Ensure that the hospital maintains accreditation, licensing, and quality patient care. Liasioning between the hospital - medical staff and be a representative at external functions.

Business Executive

2003-present   Dainik Bhaskar Group
Executive Director

The Dainik Bhaskar Group boasts India's premier language daily; with a clear leadership in all its major markets with well diversified readership. Across 12 states, 64 editions, 3 languages and 6.63 Crore readers (IRS 2019 Q4 TR) the print media leader has had a meteoric rise. DB Digital - has 75 mn monthly users (across all platforms)

Reporting to the Group CMD, Dr. Bharat Agrawal has been a key Corporate Affairs man and an able trouble-shooter. As the Group Executive Director, Dr. Bharat Agrawal is responsible for the following areas:

  • Corporate Communications & Public Relations
  • Editorial Head Hunting
  • New Projects

His responsibilities have included several projects at a concept / pre-launch stage.

Apart from an ingenious ability to add value at every stage of a project or process, he is deft in the management of detail, and can fine-tooth-comb an entire operation with suave ease. Intuitive, meticulous, creative and very persuasive in buying commitments all round, the dapper Dr. Agrawal is a highly networked individual and a shrewd and competent negotiator. He is an excellent team player and has efficiently managed large teams cross-domain – editorial to marketing.

1999- 2002   Bhaskar Global (FMCG Start-up of Dainik Bhaskar Group))   CEO

As CEO of this FMCG division Dr. Bharat Agrawal was responsible for providing strategic vision and planning the product launch of – Bhaskar Salt.

His success in this venture led to his promotion as Group Executive Director of the Dainik Bhaskar Group.


Columnist—Dainik Bhaskar

Regular Columnist for Dainik Bhaskar Group - Power Gallery: [fortnightly column published across 12 states, 66 editions, 4 languages and 4.4 Crore -- covering current affairs, political affairs and gossip relating to bureaucracy and the senior judiciary.

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