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About Dr. Vinky Rughwani
Dr. Vinky Rughwani
M.B.B.S., D.C.H.
(Child Specialist)
  Rughwani Child Care Centre and Hospital
22, Sindhu Nagar, Mohanlal Rughwani Marg,
Jaripatka, Nagpur-14.
Date of Birth : 14.11.1969
M.B.B.S. : From Government Medical College, Nagpur in 1992.
D.C.H. : From Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur in 1995.
Thalassemia Society of Central India
( Organisation working for welfare of Thalassemia & Sickle Cell patients and prevention of this Illness in Central India).
Vidarbha Sindhi Vikas Parishad
(Head Organisation of Sindhi Community involving 11 Districts of Vidarbha).
Maharashtra State Blood Transfusion Council
National Coordinator  
Sickle Cell and Thalassemia disease.
Sindhi Hindi Vidya Samiti
( Minority Educational Institute having 25 Schools and Colleges and giving Education to 22,000 students& Having 1100 Teachers).
Sunshine Trust, Nagpur
( Organisation helping Lower Socio Economically weak people by providing them Medicines& Occupational Health etc).
Sadhana Sahakari Bank
(Co-oprative Bank having 5 Branches in Nagpur City)
Executive Body Member   Indian Medical Association.
Medico Social work in Thalassemia & Sickle Cell Diseases
  • Dr. Vinky Rughwani is a Paediatrician and Founder President of Thalassemia Society of Central India. He is working for welfare of Thalassemia and Sickle Cell patients and prevention of this illness in the Country especiallyin the Central part of India since more than20 years.He is a Coordinator for India in Haemoglobinopathy in Thalassemia International Federation.

  • He has established a Centre for Thalassemia and Sickle Cell children with all modern technologies at Nagpur (Maharashtra) which was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr.DevendraFadnavis.The children suffering from Thalassemia Major and Sickle Cell disease are given free medical services and free transfusion facility.

  • Besides attempting to check the spread of this disease in the regions like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and other parts of Country, he also aims to create awareness about these diseases amongst the general mass.

  • Dr. Vinky Rughwani has so far successfully organised more than 350free camps for testing Thalassemia Minorand Sickle Cell Trait with the help of different social activist groups, government institutions, NGOs and doctors in different parts of country.

  • He has so far succeeded in free testing of more than 50000 boys and girls for Thalassemia Minor and Sickle Cell Trait. These testing were done in Schools, Colleges, Communities and through Medical Camps.

  • Lot of similar work has been done at naxal affected district Gadchiroli in Maharashtra by him.

  • All the detected cases with Thalassemia Minor and Sickle Cell trait, Dr. Vinky Rughwani has taken appropriate steps to provide adequate information (verbal and printed) on the general and important aspects of Thalassemia and the possible ways by which the disease can be prevented.Those who are found to be Thalassemia Minor are individually counseled and advised not to marry with other Thalassemia Minor and thereby prevent the birth of Major Child.

  • In many parts of country, Dr.VinkyRughwanihas organised people’s meet; a conceptual interactive public meeting where scope is generated for exchange of information and queries by specialist medical and social scientist.

  • He has always spread the message that before marriage it is necessary to test blood for Thalassemia Minor and Sickle Cell trait instead of gently horoscopes matched.

  • As a preventive measure, Dr. Vinky Rughwani conducts a free check-up for pregnant women for Thalassemia Minor and Sickle Cell Trait so that the children to be born will not suffer from dreaded Thalassemia Major.

  • By doing all this work by Dr. Vinky Rughwani has been able to educate the community and thereby have succeeded in decreasing the Thalassemia and Sickle Cell disease bourdons in the country especially in Central part of India.

  • Simultaneously, as the children who are diagnosed with Thalassemia Major disease need regular blood transfusion, Dr. Vinky Rughwani renders a great service to such children by organising regular blood donation camps and offering blood transfusion to 450Thalassemia Major children free of cost in his Centre.

  • Dr. Vinky Rughwani also organizes many cultural activities and programmes to educate the children suffering from this disease.

  • Dr. Vinky Rughwani has also been instrumental in making medicine free of cost needed for the treatment of Thalassemia and Sickle Cell disease. He has appealed to the government to extend all the privileges that are available for the physically challenged people, for the patients of Thalassemia and Sickle Cell disease.

  • Dr. Vinky Rughwani was instrumental in getting Free State Transport Bus Travel for Sickle Cell patients in Maharashtra State.

  • Patients of Thalassemia Major and Sickle Cell disease are given help in their education by providing them books and material for studies free of cost byDr. Vinky Rughwani .

  • He is an Executive Body Member of Indian Medical Association.

  • Dr. Vinky Rughwani has got many awards in his name including special award for his medico social work by Government of Maharashtra at Nagpur Mahotsav in 2014.

  • Due to efforts of Dr. Vinky Rughwani patients of Thalassemia and Sickle Cell are getting 20 minutes per hour extra time in Board Examination. Read More
Research in Thalassemia Diseases
The various research conducted by Dr.VinkyRughwani on Thalassemia disease and the publications thereby done in high impact accredited International Journal are as follows :
  1. Journal of medical screening 2007;14(4):169-73.
  2. Public Health. 2007;121:193-198.
  3. An effective screening tool for beta-Thalassemia. Hematology, August 2006;11(4):227-286.
  4. Lata Medical Research Foundation, India.ActaHaematol 2006;116:223-225.

Dr. Vinky Rughwani is also contributing in Educational Field. He is Chairman of Sindhi Hindi Vidya Samiti, Nagpur running 25 Schools and Colleges and giving education to 22000 students. Read More

Dr. Vinky Rughwani is a President of Vidarbha Sindhi Vikas Parishad a head organisation of sindhi community in vidarbha.
Dr. Vinky Rughwani is a Director of Sadhana Sahakari Cooperative Bank. Read More
Versatile Personality
Dr. Vinky Rughwani is a versatile personality. He is a well experienced and talented medical practisoner, a vibrant orator, a great social worker, a great educationist, a great philanthropist and lover of mankind, especially the loveliest and the last he is soft-spoken, gentle, polite, kind and considerate. He epitomizes all the desirable qualities that a human being is expected to have. In short he is an outstanding personality.
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