Department of Psychiatry


  • NAMS - Membership Editor IPS Central Zone
  • President - IPS Central Zone
  • Marfatia Award
  • Bombay Psychiatry Silver Jubilee Award
  • Poona Psychiatric Association Award
  • Tara Naidu Award
  • Central Zone Association Award

Thrust Areas

Development of:

  • Child Psychiatry ward
  • De-addiction Unit
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Community Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitation setup & Upgradation of Laboratories

Important Milestones:

  • Started Psychiatry services in 1965 as a section of the Department of Medicine.
  • On 16th November 1971 Prof. GM Carstairs (President of the World Federation of Mental Health) inaugurated the Department of Psychiatry as a separate Department of lMS, BHU.
  • Launching Postgraduate training programme MD (Psychiatry) in September 1971.
  • Starting of Ph.D. programme in clinical psychology in 1979.
  • Postgraduate MD (Psychiatry) degree recognized by MCI in 1998.
  • Starting Mahamna Jyoti Kendra (De-addiction Centre) in November 2003.
  • Starting Evening Paid Clinic in the year 2006.