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Dr. Abdul Karim Naik

Dr A. K. Naik is a senior Psychiatrist with keen interest in religion, philosophy and social psychiatry. He was President of BPS in the year 1994 - 95. He also played crucial role in defending BPS during administrative hurdles faced in early 90s.

Dr. Abdul Karim Naik Best Paper Award

This award was instituted in 1996 in recognition of his contribution. The award is for original research work by young mental health professionals to be presented on the annual day of the BPS. Evaluation is based on content of the paper and presentation.

Rules

  • None of the authors should be above 30 years as of 31st March of the year it is being awarded.
  • For the sake of uniformity, instructions to the contributors published in the IJP need to be followed.
  • Research must be based on work done in India.
  • It must not have been presented in any scientific journal.
  • The principal author and 50% of all authors must be members of the BPS.
  • One hard copy and a soft copy of the paper should be sent.
  • Four best papers will be selected for the oral presentation.

Prof. (Dr.) L P Shah (1936 – 2004)

Prof. (Dr.) L P Shah was Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry , GSMC & KEM Hospital. He was also In-Charge, De-addiction Centre of Excellence, KEM Hospital. He was a well loved teacher and an examiner, an astute researcher and author. He was a keen administrator, and President of BPS, IPS – West Zone, IPS & many other Psychiatric Associations.

Prof. (Dr.) L P Shah Best Paper Award

Rules

  • There is no age bar for this award category.
  • For the sake of uniformity, instructions to the contributors published in the IJP need to be followed.
  • Research must be based on work done in India.
  • It must not have been presented in any scientific journal.
  • The principal author and 50% of all authors must be members of the BPS.
  • One hard copy and a soft copy of the paper must be sent to us.
  • Four best papers will be selected for the oral presentation.

Dr. S M Lulla (1924 – 1996)

Dr. Lulla was Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry at Nair Hospital and Topiwala National Medical College. He was also attached to Hinduja, RK Mission and Inlaks Hospitals. He had keen interest in Religion, Philosophy, and Psychotherapy.

Dr. S M Lulla Oration Award

This award has been instituted in 1996 out of an endowment received from the family of Late Dr. S. M. Lulla. This oration may be on any aspect of Psychiatry & will be delivered at each annual day of Bombay Psychiatric Society.

  • Rules common to all awards of Bombay Psychiatric Society will be also applicable to this award. Any member of Bombay Psychiatric Society may propose the name of any Psychiatrist for the Oration award.
  • The Oration paper will become a property of the BPS & shall be published in the BPS bulletin or whenever possible. The speaker can choose any topic for the oration. The title of Oration shall be intimated to the Chairperson of the Award Committee 1 month before the Annual Day of BPS
  • The Awardee should be from Mumbai or the outskirts of Mumbai, and should be a member of BPS.
  • The Award consists of a scroll & a memento.

Dr. V N Bagadia (1922 - 2009)

Dr. V N Bagadia was the initiator, originator and the guiding force behind the BPS in its present form, and in its formative years. One of the pioneers in the field, he was active at zonal and national levels. He also contributed through his association with WHO, WPA, Royal College, APA, ICMR and Department of Neurobiology [GOI]. He was Professor and Head of Department of Psychiatry at KEM hospital, and also was attached to Bombay Hospital and Central Railway Hospital. He had keen interest in Research, Teaching, Community Psychiatry, and Psychosomatic disorders.

Dr. V N Bagadia – BPS Lifetime Achievement Award

Bombay Psychiatric Society confers the Dr. V. N. Bagadia – BPS Lifetime Achievement Award annually. This was instituted in 1996 in recognition of his contribution to the field of Psychiatry and BPS.

The following are the ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for application:

    • a. Service (innovative work, new service development, community work)
      b. Teaching & training (academic/other teaching/public awareness)
      c. Research: Good Quality research publications in indexed journals, presentations at national / international fora are desirable but not mandatory.
  • 1. Any psychiatrist in the country who has at least 30 years experience of continuous service in the field of mental health.
    2. The person must be at least 60 years of age at the time of application and from India and his work should have been within this country.
    3. Experience includes:4. Exceptional work in clinical or service related field or teaching and training is also desirable.

Applications received in the last 5 years (year 2008 & thereafter) will remain valid for consideration and applicants need not reapply. Selection will be done by the Awards Committee of BPS. The award consists of a memento & a scroll of honour. It is necessary for the recipient to be present on the annual day of BPS. BPS will provide for one night’s accommodation in Mumbai, if required.