Anti-Doping Commission

Tan Sri Dr. Jegathesan Manikavasagam

Chief Advisor

Tan Sri Dr. JegathesanManikavasagam fondly called the Flying Doctor of Malaysia for blazing the tracks around Asia despite being firstly a medical student then a doctor, was an icon in the 1960s, regarded as the "Golden Era" of Malaysian athletics. In his heyday, he was regarded as the fastest man in Asia. Dr Jegathesan has competed in three consecutive Olympic Games, namely Rome (1960), Tokyo (1964) and Mexico (1968). He qualified for two 200 m semi-finals in the Olympics and his time of 20.92s, set in 1968 at the Mexico Olympics, still remains in the Malaysian athletics records book. He served the government health service for 32 years including the posts of Director of the Institute for medical research and Deputy Director-General of the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. He is a Medical Researcher; and was appointed as Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Medical Commission. He serves as Chairman of the Medical Council, and the Anti-Doping Commission of the Olympic council of Asia (OCA). He has served as the Deputy President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM).

Prof. (Dr.) ManMohan Singh


Professor (Dr.) ManMohan Singh, was the Head of the Department of Cardiology at Government Medical College &Rajindra Hospital Patiala. Prof. Singh was recipient of medical scholarship from the United Kingdom. He also chaired the Punjab Medical Council for consecutively two terms; during his tenure as President, the Council adopted the Indian Medical Council Code of Ethics (Professional, Conduct and Etiquette & Ethics) Regulation, 2002 and 2004.He was the chairman of the Medical and Anti-Doping Commission of the Indian Olympic Association. He has been serving as member of Anti-Doping Commission Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). Prof. (Dr) ManMohan Singh was the Chairman of Anti-Doping Department Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010. The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports nominated him as member of the Governing and Executive Boards of National Anti-Doping Agency India and National Dope Testing Laboratory India. He was credited for his immaculate services as Member of the Medical Commission in various editions of Commonwealth Games and Asian Games

Mr. Digvijay Singh

Vice Chairman

Digvijay Singh has been an Asian Tour regular and one of the top performers on the Indian domestic circuit since turning professional in 1999. He achieved his breakthrough win on the Asian Tour at the Panasonic Open India 2012. Digvijay also has 12 titles to his credit on the domestic circuit in India. He won the All India Matchplay Championship in the 2003-04 season. Digvijay's only win on the PGTI came at the PGTI Players Championship at Coimbatore in 2008. Some of his other top results on the Asian Tour have been a tied fourth finish at the Emaar-MGF Indian Masters 2008 and third place at the Indian Open 2002. During his amateur days, Digvijay represented India in the Eisenhower Trophy, Nomura Cup and the 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok. He also won the Sri Lankan Amateur Championship in 1996 and 1997. Digvijay is an adventure sports enthusiast. He enjoys sky-diving, biking and target shooting.

Dr. Munish Chander

Member Secretary

Dr Munish Chander, was the Deputy Director General of the Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010. He was also the Head of the Department of Anti-Doping in Delhi 2010. Dr. Chander has rendered more than 22 years of services in the field of anti-doping and was nominated member in various committees constituted by the Government of India. He also served the Government of Punjab as Director Anti-Doping in all six editions of World Cup Kabaddi Punjab. Dr. Munish was credited for introducing first ever anti-doping program in the 1st Commonwealth Youth Games. He was the sole Indian selected as Coordinator Anti-Doping in the 16th Asian Games held in Doha, Qatar. During his tenure in the 16th Asian Games and XIX Commonwealth Games, he was credited for organizing International Sports Science Conferences in Doha and Delhi. He also served for two decades as Convener Medical and Anti-Doping Commission of Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Dr. Munish also served as Member Medical Commission of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) during XX Commonwealth Games held in Scotland, England.

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