Message from President, NSSI It is indeed a great pleasure for me to write few lines I am grateful to all members of NSSI to have confidence on me as the President. Ours is a new society with aim to propagate and promote neurosurgery. We have large number of societies and subspecialty, however, a country of 1.3 billion did not have a Neurosurgical Society. This leads to a feeling in 2005-06 and again 2008-2009 to have NSSI. However, every endeavor take time and so also formation of NSSI. The society was registered initially at Jaipur, however, in Jun 2012, it was registered at Delhi as a multi state society. Currently we have over 350 members and we had first conference at Pune, in Mar 2012, second annual conference at Jaipur, in Mar 2013. I am sure all of you agree with me that both the conferences were highly successful. Considering NSSI is a young society, we have also published 3 issues of our society Journal, Indian Journal of Neurosurgery. Everyone must join me in thanking Dr, Sarat Chandra of AIIMS, New Delhi, for successful lunching and Our third annual conference will be held at AIIMS, Rishikesh and Prof. Raj Kumar, Director, AIIMS, Rishikesh will organize. Rishikesh being the Dev Bhumi of India, is heaven in the earth and large number of Ashrams and spiritual centers and located at Rishikesh. I hope all of you will join the meeting at Rishikesh, make it a great success. At the end I must request you to encourage your residential young faculty to join NSSI and contribute profusely so that we can be one of the best performing society.
Dr. A.K. Mahapatra
Neurological Surgeonsâ€™ Society of India
AIIMS, Bhubaneswar (Odisha)