The period of 1990's was celebrated as the decade of 'The Brain'. In India, towards the end of that decade, an initiative was taken by a small group of neuroanaesthesiologists in Delhi to start a neuroanaesthesiology society, where clinicians devoted to this sub-speciality could meet and deliberate. In fact, this was the dream of many practicing neuroanaesthesiologists.
In February 1995, Prof. H. H. Dash, Head of Neuroanaesthesiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, organised the First International Symposium on Neuroanaesthesia and Critical Care. That was a very successful meeting and for the first time, anaesthesiologists interested in neuroanaesthesia could interact with many distinguished international faculty. Subsequently, in 1996, Explore More
Parmod Kumar Bithal