2023 - 2024

IPS Cabinet is now ready to rock!

Indian Psychiatric Society welcomes all new Office Bearers, Council Members, Zonal Representatives, Sub-committees, Task Forces, Specialty Sections, Commissions & Tribunals of the association.

IPS Office Bearers: 2023-2024

Vinay Kumar
Phone: 9431011775
E-mail[email protected]

Vice President
Laxmi Kant Rathi
Phone: 9823077550
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. General Secretary
Arabinda Brahma
Phone: +91 9830066869
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. Treasurer
M. Aleem Siddiqui
Phone: +91 7607358897
E-mail: [email protected]

Editor (Indian J Psychiatry)
Om Prakash Singh
Phone: 09434013231
E-mail[email protected]

Immediate Past President
NN Raju
Phone: 9849111505
E-mail: [email protected]

Immediate Past General Secretary
Phone: 9845282399
E-mail: [email protected]

Immediate Past Treasurer
Kshirod Mishra
Phone: 8902488025
E-mail: [email protected]

IPS President’s Message

Dr. Vinay Kumar,
President, Indian Psychiatric Society,

Dear Friends!

My sincere gratitude for giving me this stage, this podium, this mike, this opportunity, and this medallion which has fingerprints of wisdom of 74 unparalleled stalwarts. It’s an honour, great honour to enter in platinum year of a great journey.

IPS was born officially in December 1948, and this is 75th year which will lead us to 75th ANCIPS being held at Kochi. It’s a matter of great fortune that I have been installed as 75th President in this glittering platinum year.
I attended first ANCIPS in year 1992 and since then never missed any ANCIPS, nor any AGBM. In 32 years, I have seen ANCPS growing from 400 to 4000 delegates. Currently we have 8300 members, and I am sure we will cross 10K mark in this year.

Dear friends, strength matters. So please motivate new psychiatrists to join IPS. We are an academic organisation, and we must identify the challenges in this area…  read more

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News & Notices

BIPA Webinar 2020- Social Inequalities and Mental Health  [25th July 2020]

BIPA Webinar 2020- Social Inequalities and Mental Health [25th July 2020]

Dear IPS colleagues, It is my pleasure to invite you to attend: BIPA Webinar 2020: 'Social Inequalities and Mental Health'. Speakers: Prof Dinesh Bhugra, Prof JS Bamrah, Prof Regi ...
IPS eBook: Recommendations For Screen Use

IPS eBook: Recommendations For Screen Use

The use of screens in different forms, e.g. television, cellphones, tablets, laptops and video game monitors is a growing phenomenon worldwide. Without doubt, the new technology has immense ...
IPS Position Statement Regarding LGBTQ

IPS Position Statement Regarding LGBTQ

The Indian Psychiatric Society has in 2018 categorically stated that homosexuality is not a disease and must not be regarded as such. All forms of 'treatment/therapy' (including individual ...
IJP Announcement: Changes in Journal Considering MCI Notification on Research

IJP Announcement: Changes in Journal Considering MCI Notification on Research

Dear Friends, You must be knowing that as per MCI Notification dated 12.2.2020 No. MCl-12(2)/2019-Med.Misc./189334, the new criteria for promotion of medical teachers states, "only original ...

The IPS Archive

All notices, announcement and events of the IPS are now archived for future reference and are availabe in a searchable format for registered members of the society.