The discussion on the Zero Draft of the rules and regulations on Mental Healthcare Act meeting was held at Committee Room, Director’s office on 22 July 2017 at NIMHANS. The discussion started with Prof BN Gangadhar, Director welcoming and highlighting the changes made by the ‘Rules drafting committee’. Prof. SK Chaturvedi, Dean (Behavioural Sciences) and Prof Prabha Chandra, HOD presided the discussion. The Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS in association with the national body of IPS and the IPS-KC office bearers held this half a day consultative meeting on ‘Rules and Regulations of Mental Health Care Act, 2017′.
There was also Workshop on Guidelines for Management of Perinatal Psychiatric Problems during the occassion. The workshop on Guidelines for Management of Perinatal Psychiatric Problems was organised by the IPS Specialty section on Perinatal Psychiatry. The workshop was held on July 22nd at NIMHANS, Bangalore between 9 am to 4.30 pm.