world mental health day 2020

Departments of Psychiatry & Child and Adolescent Psychiatry National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences Bengaluru in collaboration with Karnataka State Mental Health Authority & Indian Psychiatric Society

World Mental Health Day 2020

“Mental Health for All: Greater Investment Greater Access Everyone Everywhere”

09 th October 2 pm onwards

Zoom Link for Registration

YouTube Link V6deyhc


2:00pm – 2:15pm

Welcome Address by
Prof. Pratima Murthy,
Head of the Department of Psychiatry, NIMHANS

Address by
Prof. P.K. Dalal
President of Indian Psychiatric Society

Address by the Chief Guest
Shri. Pankaj Kumar Pandey,
Commissioner, Department of Health & Family Welfare Services, Govt. of Karnataka

Address by
Prof. Gururaj,
In-charge Director, NIMHANS

2:15pm – 2:25pm

Book Release: “Child and Adolescent Mental Health A Manual for Medical Officers”
By Prof. Gururaj,
In-charge Director, NIMHANS

Improving access to Child and Adolescent Mental
Health Care in Karnataka

Dr.Rajendra KM,
Asst. Professor,
Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NIMHANS

2:25pm -2:35pm

‘Mental Health Care in India Major Strides in the Karnataka DMHP’
Dr.Rajani Parthasarathy,
Deputy Director, Mental Health, Department of Health & Family Welfare
Services, Govt. of Karnataka

2:35pm – 2:55pm

‘Improving Access to Mental Health Care
An Introduction to ‘
eMANAS ’ Mental Health Care
Management System
Prof. BN Gangadhar,
Senior Professor of Psychiatry & Former Director, NIMHANS
‘Mental Health Capacity Building in India’
Prof. Naveen Kumar C,
Head of Community Psychiatry Unit, NIMHANS

2:55pm – 3:55pm

‘Mental Health for All: Greater Investment
Access: Everyone Everywhere’ (Panel discussion)

Moderator: Prof. Pratima Murthy


Dr.Alok Mathur, Addl. DDG
(AM), Ministry of Health & Family
Welfare, Govt. of India.

Dr Atreyi Ganguly
National Professional Officer, WHO, India

Dr.T.K. Srikanth, Professor & Faculty In-charge Computing,
International Institute of Information
Technology Bangalore (IIIT B)

Dr.Chandrashekar H.,

Asst. Member Secretary, KSMHA

Prof. P.T. Sivakumar,
Consultant, Geriatric Psychiatry Unit,

Prof. John Vijay Sagar,
Head of the Dept. of Child & Adolescent
Psychiatry, NIMHANS

Prof. Suresh Bada Math,
Head of Tele Medicine Centre, NIMHANS

3:55pm – 4:00pm

Vote of Thanks
Dr.N. Manjunatha
Associate Professor,
Dept. of Psychiatry, NIMHANS