Workshop on Mental health care bill held at IMHNS

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By Fast Kashmir on 23/12/2017.

Workshop on Mental health care bill held at IMHNS

Dr Nagpal delivered lecture on mental health act

Srinagar, Dec 23: A one day workshop on mental health care bill 2017 was organised by Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences in collaboration with Behavioral and Neuro Sciences Academy of India (BANAI) today on 23rd December 2017 at community General Hospital Unit (Psychiatry) GMC Srinagar.

The speakers, Dr Rajesh Nagpal from Delhi and Dr. Naveen C Kumar from NIMHANS Bangalore delivered on the present Mental Health Act and the implications of the upcoming legislation. A critical appraisal of the upcoming act was discussed in detail.

Theworkshop was attended by faculty members of GMC Srinagar, psychiatrists working at Directorate of Health services Kashmir and the students from Kashmir University.

Prof. Mushtaq A Margoob chaired the session and stressed on the need to have more such workshops for better understanding of the act.


PrincipalGovernment Medical College Srinagar, Proof Samia Rashid, was the chief guest and presented the inaugural address at the workshop. (KNS)