This is to inform you that the 64th Annual General Body Meeting of the Indian Psychiatric Society will be held on 21st January 2012 at 3.30 pm at the venue of the ANCIPS-2012 (Hotel Le Meridien) Cochin.
Kindly find the detailed agenda of the meeting, resolutions/ proposals from Members and minutes of the last AGBM as the attached document.
Thanks and looking forward to see you at Cochin.
with kind regards,
U C Garg
It gives me immense pleasure to intimate you that IPS Vice President Dr Roy Abraham Kallivayalil is unanimously elected as the Chairman of the WPA Section of Preventive Psychiatry and Past President IPS Dr. J K Trivedi as Committee member of the Section. The WPA Section of Preventive Psychiatry is a very important Section of WPA.
The other names of the Section's new board and committee for the next triennium are:
Chair: Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (India)
Co-Chair: Nikos Christodoulou (Greece)
Secretary: Olga Karpenko (Russia)
Bulent Coskun (Turkey)
Helen Herrman (Australia)
Dimitris Kontis (Greece)
Margit Schmolke (Germany)
JK Trivedi (India)
Our Heartiest Congratulations to Dr. Roy and Dr. J K Trivedi.
The preparations for ANCIPS-2012 are in full swing. The Conference will be held from 19 to 22 January, 2012 in Le-Meridian hotel, Cochin. By now you must have received the Invitation brochure. More than 1200 delegates have already registered till today. The Organizing Secretary Dr Kuruvilla Thomas and his dedicated team are doing their best to make this event memorable.
Kindly block these dates and get registered at the earliest to avail reduced rates of registration fee. For further details please contact Org. Secretary Dr Kuruvilla Thomas e-mail email@example.com; Phone: 09846022631 or visit website: www.ancips2012.com; www.ips-online.org
Elections of office bearers and council members:
The process of IPS election for the year 2012 has started. You must have received communications from Election Commission headed by Dr Jitendra Nanawala. You will be in receipt of postal ballots very soon. Kindly exercise your vote in a correct way to avoid its cancellation. The spot voting will be on 20th of January 2012. The details of polling station and timings for voting will be informed to you in due course. For any query kindly contact Dr. J Nanawala e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Mobile- +919825136289.
IPS Social Security Scheme:
The Social Security Scheme was formally launched on August 7th, 2010. All life members are requested to go through the Rules & Regulations of the scheme available at IPS Website and become a member of the scheme.
Proposals for Amendments in Bye Laws of Society:
Kindly send me resolution which you feel fit for discussion in GBM or proposal for amendments in Bye- Laws of Constitution of our Society. It must reach to me by 20th of November, 2011 through email or Indian post for notification and discussion in EC and GB meetings.
Invitation for hosting ANCIPS-2013, ANCIPS-2014 and Mid-Term CME-2012:
The Local/State branch & any individual or group of Life Fellows of the Society who are desirous of hosting the next IPS Annual Conferences in year 2013 and 2014 or Mid-Term CME in year 2012 are requested to send their invitation through Local/ State/ Zonal Branch with name of the Organizing Secretary and the briefing of facilities available at the venue, to reach Gen. Secretary, IPS not later than November 20th, 2011 for consideration of EC. The decision will be taken finally in AGBM.
It gives me an immense pleasure to report you that Prof. M Thirunavukarasu is declared elected on the post of WPA Zonal Representative. It is a great achievement for IPS and for Dr. Thirunavukarasu.