Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP) celebrated 106th Foundation Day Celebrations in Ranchi

Ranchi: Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP) Mental Hospital founded in 1918 at the time of first World War by British Rulers celebrated its 106th Foundation Day Celebrations in Ranchi on Wednesday.

Earlier it was known as European Mental Asylum Hospital, in 1977, the name was rechristened and became the Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP), A Central government-run Mental Hospital.

Vice Chancellor of Ranchi University Dr. Ajit Kumar Sinha was the Chief Guest accompanied by Indian Institute of  Management (IIM) Ranchi Director Deepak Srivastava. 

The program started with a welcome address by Prof (Dr.) Basudeb Das, Director, CIP where he talked about the legacy of CIP and the milestones achieved and the future milestones that are to be achieved. 

He also announced a New OPD building with neurosurgery facilities with 500 beds.

Prof (Dr.) Deepak Srivastava discussed the management and a holistic approach toward mental and social well-being.

The chief guest Dr. Ajit Kumar Sinha emphasized the changing trends in students’ mental health due to globalization and discussed various challenges faced by students and the importance of addressing these challenges. 

Various awards were given to the students for best clinical Psychiatry.

Dr Nikhil Nayar addressed on the topic “LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Queer) Community and their mental health status from global to local”.

Dr Malvika Parikh who discussed the “global trends in mother-baby mental Well-being: is India prepared?” where she emphasized the various changing scenarios of motherhood in modern India. 

The topic Endoxifen: From cortex to clinic” was taken by Dr. Pooja Sharma and Dr. Chandramauli Roy. This session was chaired by Dr. B. Das and Dr. Nishant Goyal.

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