Dr. Jitendra Nagpal (MD DNB) is Program Director of Expressions India – The National Life Skills, Values, Community & School Wellness Program. The Expressions India programme has over 2500 Child and Adolescent centred sensitization workshops, training programmes and community seminars to its credit. Also, He is Sr. Consultant Psychiatrist and Incharge of the Institute of Child Development and Adolescent Health at Moolchand Medcity.
POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY & AWARDS
- Member, Expert Committee to Develop Prototype Aptitude Test at the National Level for Class – IX, Ministry of Human Resource Development Department of School Education and Literacy.
- Chairperson, Child Health Committee & Member of New Education Policy (NEP) - 2015, Sub Committee at NCERT, New Delhi.
- Member, Advisory Group, Child Mental Health Committee, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), New Delhi.
- Member, Technical Resource Group (TRG), Adolescent Health, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
- Regular Columnist for Adolescent and Youth Career Related and Wellbeing Issues in HT Education of Hindustan Times & Employments News of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
- Former President, Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (IACAM)-2013-15.
- Advisor, Comprehensive School Health Policy and Program by CBSE and the Life Skills Education manuals for class VI – X. As Program Director “Expressions India”, he has been involved in developing comprehensive technical resource for material development, conduction and implementation of the National Adolescent Education Program under the NCERT – CBSE - UNFPA, from 2005 - 2010.
- Chairperson, Association of Indian School Counselors and Allied Professionals (AISCAP) which seeks to empower, support and streamline the school counselors and allied professionals in their role to effectively promote child and adolescent wellbeing in an inclusive environment.
- Editor In Chief of the newly launched “Indian Journal of School Health and Wellbeing”.