Dy. Director – Materials – P. D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre

Honesty and zealous are the two words that summarise her identity. With her expertise in Supply Chain and great regards to healthcare, she has remained objective in her approach. Her years of dedication in doing voluntary service has helped her define success to be a good leader and to have a proper balance in life both personally, and professionally. Her integrity at work and personal space are what makes her what she is today.

Procurement helps in Providing Safe and Superior Quality
Supply Chain is the backbone of every healthcare organisation, says Varsha. Since most of the departments depend heavily on supplies, supply chain management can ease or cramp a hospital’s operations. It gives Varsha tremendous satisfaction in being able to support caregivers in delivering world class patient care by providing safe and superior quality products and services.

Be a Good Leader
A woman who wants to achieve great heights in her professional life needs to focus, and hold a grit to achieve what she wants. At the same time, being a good leader, and having an understanding of her abilities and make her achieve her dreams. Varsha also adds, to be successful, one needs to hold four essential qualities, integrity, insight, intent, and involvement. Have a vibrant personality so that you inspire others and help them grow too!

A Quote that Inspires You:
“We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Varsha emphasises on the importance of being able to connect, collaborate, communicate and cooperate with key players in the supply chain by influencing timeliness, safety and cost-effectiveness.

The Book that Inspires You
Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle

Supplier-Enabled Innovation will Drive Procurement:
Supplier-Enabled Innovation in procurement has the potential to revolutionise what Chief Procurement Officers and their functions do, while, at the same time will provide a significant competitive boost to the organisations they serve. This can’t be just the only reason why organisations should adapt to the transformation, but it is certainly a significant one!