img1I have been working as a psychiatrist in Kolkata (erstwhile Calcutta) for more than 30 years. Since retiring as Associate Professor in Psychiatry , Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGME&R) and Deputy Superintendent of Institute of Psychiatry, Calcutta, in 1995, I have continued to work as an independent consultant Psychiatrist. Over the years I have also been associated with Indian Medical Association and Indian Psychiatric Associations. I worked as Associate Editor of  the Journal of Indian Medical Association (JIMA).

Throughout my life I remained involved in the Art-world and have been looking  at the interface of the human mind and creativity and visual arts.


Professional Qualification:

  • MBBS (Calcutta Medical College, University of Calcutta)
  • DPM (Diploma in Psychological Medicine ), C.U. 1980
  • MD in Psychiatry, C.U. 1982



  • Formerly Asssociate Professor  of Psychiatry, IPGME&R
  • Formerly Deputy Superintendent of Institute of Psychiatry, Calcutta
  • Formerly Editor ‘Your Health’ (Public Health Journal of IMA)
  • Formerly Associate Editor of JIMA (Official Journal of IMA)


IMACGP Dr.R.K.Mend Award, 1994, for best research in promotion of speciality in General Practice



  • Indian Psychiatry Society
  • Indian Association of Social Psychiatry
  • Indian Association of Private Psychiatry
  • IMA Academy of Specialities


Life Member:

  • Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
  • Indian Science Congress Association