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Inauguration of NIMHANS Digital Academy on 27th June 2018

NIMHANS Digital Academy

The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, India is an “Institute of National Importance” through an Act of Parliament (NIMHANS Act, 2012). Its tradition in training goes back to 1954, when the first post-graduate course in psychiatry was established here, along with allied disciplines. The unique feature of this Institute is its multidisciplinary approach to patient care, training as well as research in the areas of mental health and neurosciences.


Dr. Naveen C Kumar, MBBS, DPM, MD
Professor of Psychiatry,
Consultant Adult Psychiatry Unit-5
Head of Community Psychiatry & Consultant Forensic Psychiatry,
Department of Psychiatry.
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Dr.Prabhat Kumar Chand, MD, DNB, MNAMS
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Centre for Addiction Medicine & VKN ECHO
Fellow Indo-US Public Health IUSSTF in tele-Technology for Mental health and Substance use at Project ECHO,
UNM Health Science Centre, Albuquerque, US. 
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Dr. N Manjunatha, MBBS, DPM, MD
Additional Professor of Psychiatry,
Consultant Adult Psychiatry Unit-5
Consultant Primary Care Psychiatry,
Department of Psychiatry. 
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Assistant Professors - Psychiatry

Senior Residents - Psychiatry 

Nursing officers 

Psychiatry social workers 

Clinical Psychologist 

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