Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha Born on 18th June, 1963, Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha did his M.D. (Ayurveda) from Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar in 1991. Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha has many publications to his credit. His book “A Beginner’s Guide to Ayurveda” does not only give an insight into Ayurveda to novice but it is also a rendition ofAyurvedic tenants in a simplistic way. Vaidya Rajesh Kotechawas awarded Padmashri, 4th Highest Civilian Award declared by the President of India on 26th January, 2015. He has been an active member of various research councils and advisory boards/ committees of many institutions/ organisations in the field of Ayurvedic education. Before joining as Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of AYUSH, he has held the prestigious position of Vice-Chancellor, Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar and has been working as Chief Consultant of Chakrapani Ayurveda Clinic & Research Center, Jaipur.