Dear Members,
Seasons Greetings!

The organization for the 25th National Conference of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry to be held from 16th to 18th November 2018 at Rohtak is well under way. The theme of the conference is “Prioritizing Rural and Community Mental Health in India.

If you are interested in presenting in the free paper sessions, you are requested to submit one copy of abstract for free papers. You are also invited to send proposals for symposia to be presented in the conference. The abstracts for free papers and/or proposals for symposia need to be submitted to the office of Secretary General, IASP latest by 30thth September, 2018. Proposals for symposia must be submitted by 15th September, 2018.

Dr Mamta Sood, Secretary General,
Indian Association for Social Psychiatry
Room number 4096, 4th Floor
Department of Psychiatry, Teaching Block
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – 110029

You are also invited to submit nomination/papers for the following awards of IASP:

1. Balint Award 5. Dr. Venkoba Rao Oration Award
2. Dr G. C. Boral Award 6. Dr. BB Sethi Award
3. Dr N. N. De Oration Award 7. Dr JK Trivedi Award
4. Dr. V. K. Varma Award 8. Dr Anil Malhotra Award

Details about the awards are available on the IASP website at www.iasp.org.in.

Nominations along with six copies of the nominee’s bio-data should be submitted for the Dr N.N.De Oration Award and Venkoba Rao Oration Award. For the other six awards, one copy of the full paper need to be submitted, along with a mail for the same to the mail id of the Chairperson Awards Committee (IASP). The submissions must reach by 15th September, 2018 at the address given below. Any submission received, thereafter, will not be entertained.

Prof R K Chadda
Chairperson Awards Committee (IASP)
Room number 4084, 4th Floor
Department of Psychiatry, Teaching Block
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Ansari Nagar 110029, New Delhi
Email: drrakeshchadda@gmail.com

For any information regarding the conference, please contact

Dr Priti Singh
Organizing Secretary,
25th National Conference of Indian Association for Social Psychiatry
Professor, Institute of Mental Health
Pt BD Sharma University of Health Sciences
Rohtak -124001, Haryana
Email: bpreetirth@yahoo.com
Phone: 09996665888

Please invite your colleagues interested in Social Psychiatry to apply for Life Fellowship or Life Associate Membership (depending on eligibility). Details and application forms can be obtained from the Secretary General or can be downloaded from https://iasp.org.in/member.php

Looking forward to your active and valuable participation in the conference,

Yours sincerely,


(Dr Mamta Sood)
Secretary General, IASP