In early 80’s a group of medical professionals working with motto of pain relief came together and thought of having a common platform wherein they can scientifically discuss and find solutions for pain related issues and conduct research in basic science related to pain. In Jan 1984, the first meeting was held under the chairmanship of Prof BC Katiyar, Neurologist (IMS, Varanasi) with Dr K Pandey, Dr MT Bhatia, Dr Sudarshan Yajnik, Dr Sushila Shah, Dr Akram lal, Dr V Rastogi, Dr P Kumar and other keenly interested professionals. All these legends became founder members of ISSP. The thought of coming together energized the like-minded professionals and thus Indian Society for Study of Pain was born on July 9th in the year 1984 at Varanasi.
The first annual national conference of ISSP was held in January 1985 with Dr Akram lal as President, Dr V Rastogi as Secretary & Dr P Kumar as Treasurer. Dr K Pandey wrote the constitution of ISSP comprising of memorandum, rules & regulations, which are same even today with some minor modifications.Read More