Vishwa Kumar Gupta
Kanpur, India
OccupationHomoeopathic physician
ParentOm Praksh Gupta
AwardsPadma Shri

Vishwa Kumar Gupta, is an Indian homoeopathic physician and former Principal of the Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College,[1] New Delhi.[2] The Government of India honoured him, in 2013, by awarding him the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, for his contributions to the field of medicine.[3]


Vishwa Kumar Gupta, son of Om Prakash Gupta,[4] hails from Kanpur, and graduated (GHMS) in the alternative medicine system of homoeopathy from the city.[4] His career was mainly at the Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College, New Delhi from where he retired as the Principal.[2]

Gupta was the President of the Indian Institute of Homoeopathic Physicians, (IIHP) for two consecutive two year terms, from 1998 to 2002.[2] He was a member of the Central Council of Homoeopathy[5] from 1990 to 1995,[2] has also served as a member of many committees of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, for the Government of India projects[2] and was the honourable physician to the President of India.[2]

Gupta has attended many national and international conferences where he has presented scientific papers.[2] A recipient of the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri, in 2013,[3] Gupta lives at Rajouri Garden, in New Delhi.[4][5]


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  3. ^ a b "Padma 2013". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  4. ^ a b c "Delhi Homoeo Board". Delhi Homoeo Board. 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Central Council of Homoeopathy". Central Council of Homoeopathy. 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2014.