Installation ceremony of new team of office bearers of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists – Nagpur City Branch was held at Hotel Center Point, Ramdaspeth on 28th march. Noted social activist Padmashree Dr. Prakash Amte was the Chief Guest and Dr. A.V. Deshpande , president, Maharashtra state chapter was the Guest of honor. Dr .Manisha Shembekar formally introduced the Chief Guest while Dr Sudhir Deshmukh introduced the incoming president.
Dr Amte installed Dr B.M. Rajurkar as new President of ISA NCB for the year 2015-16. Dr Rashmi Shingade was installed as Honorary Secretary & Dr. Kiran Vyawhare as Treasurer. Dr Hemant Rahatekar was installed as President elect.
Dr.Umesh Ramtani as Joint Secretary and Dr C.S. Cham as Special executive member were also installed. The executive members installed were Dr. Dwijen Roy, Dr. Soma Cham, Dr. Archana Munishwar, Dr Devayani Thakur, Dr. Sachin Sadawarte and Dr Amrita Chouksey. Dr Narendra Tamhane would be Immediate Past President and Dr Saurabh Barade would be Immediate Past Secretary for the year 2015-16.
In his Secretary’s report, Dr. Saurabh Barde presented the details of activities conducted by previous team during the year 2014-2015. He told that ISA NCB received ‘Best City Branch’ award in the country for the fourth consecutive year and also highlighted achievements of various branch members.
Incoming President, Dr Bhau Rajurkar announced the theme for the coming year as ‘Inspire…innovate…motivate’ and also presented the roadmap of planned activities by the new team. He also stressed on public awareness programs to be conducted in coming year. The guidelines to improve working conditions of practicing Anaesthesiologists will be formulated soon,he added.
On this occasion Dr. Prakash Amte expressed his worry regarding non availability of skilled doctors in remote tribal places like Gadchiroli.
On this occasion, Dr M.T. Balankhe memorial outgoing President’s oration was delivered by Dr Narendra Tamhane on “Surgical neonate-anaesthetic consideration”. Dr A V Sangawar, Prof. GMC Nagpur and Dr Arvind Joshi, cardiac anaesthesiologist chaired the oration.
Dr Hemangi Abhyankar and Dr Sarita Joglekar conducted the proceedings. Dr Rashmi Shingade proposed vote of thanks. The program ended with National Anthem.
Persons seen in Photograph are:
Sitting from left to right: Dr.Rashmi Shingade(Secretary), Dr. Bhau Rajurkar(President) , Dr. A.V.Deshpande(Guest Of Honor), Dr. Prakash Amte(Chief Guest),Dr.Narendra Tamhane(Immediate Past President), Dr. Saurabh Barde (Immediate Past Secretary).
Standing from left to right: Dr. CS Cham, Dr. Dwijen Roy, Dr. Sachin Sadawarte, Dr. Hemant Rahatekar, Dr. Umesh Ramtani, Dr Kiran Vyawhare, Dr.Archana Munishwar, Dr.Soma Cham, Dr. Devyani Thakur, Dr. Amrusha Chouksey.