Dr B Ekbal

Dr Ekbal Bappukunju is a public health activist, a neurosurgeon, and an academician. He was a Member of the Kerala State Planning Board from 1996 to 2000, during which he played a vital role in People's Plan Campaign, a decentralisation move by the Government of Kerala. He was the Chairman of Kerala State Pollution Control Board and also one of the joint conveners of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (Public Health Movement – India). In State Planning Board, Dr Ekbal is in charge of general education, technical education, medical public health and sanitation, and sewage and water supply.