Executive council of IPS North Zone

Dear Colleagues, th th Indian Psychiatric Society -North Zone is holding the 48 Annual Con ference on 28 – th 29 October, 2023 at Holy city of Jammu. This beautiful winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir is also known as “City of Temples” and it is famous for his toric al monuments, ancien t temples and Hindu shrines. We are truly aware about the organizational abilities, academic zeal and kind hospit ality of our colleagues from Jammu & Kashmir. W e are confifident that this conference will be a memorable event and an even more memorable academic feast.

The theme of the Conference- ‘Preventing Self-harm: Multidimensional approach’is apt and suitable in present times. We have witnessed tremendous pressures and difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic which has had a deleterious impact on our mental health. Hence, it was felt that the time is opportune to discuss and deliberate about the changing mental health perspectives and associated risk of self-harm. The Organizing Committee along with Executive Council of Indian Psychiatric Society-North Zone has designed an excellent academic program involving various experts and stalwarts in the field of Psychiatry

On behalf of the Executive Council of Indian Psychiatric Society-North Zone, we th would like to invite you all to participate in the 48 Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society-North Zone at Jammu and proactively contribute to enrich all of us for better service delivery and positive mental health. We are confident that under the combined able leadership and untiring efforts of Dr Manu Arora, Dr Mohammad Maqbool, Organizing Chairpersons and Dr. Rakesh Banal, Dr Abdul Majid, Organizing Secretaries, this event will be a grand success

Executive council of IPS North Zone

Dr. Abdul Majid


Dr. Mamta Sood

Vice President cum President Elect

Dr. Naresh Nebhinani

Hony. Gen. Secretary,

Dr. Subhash Das

Honorary Treasurer

Dr. Sandeep Grover

Honorary Editor