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Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


Various Activities of IRIIM

Since 1981, IRIIM aims to propagate and develop a multi-dimensional approach which can provide a cost-effective, safe, easily accessible, pro-nature and modern health care delivery system for the people. As a non-profit voluntary organization, IRIIM serves the common people at OPD and in Indoor (only in Eastern India) at 'Ranajit Memorial Hospital' housed at 'IRIIM Bhawan' in an environment that ameliorates the sense of well being at an affordable expenses. Since 2008, Kolkata City Integrated Treatment centre of IRIIM is functioning.


Services Offered

Therapy, Research and Development Work, Training, De-Addiction Work, Yoga-Naturopathy, Disease Prevention and Awareness Generation,


32 Years of IRIIM

Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine (IRIIM) with 32 years of omen service in Health Care Management has been recognised by Govt. of India and Govt. of WB


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The Progress

IRIIM Achievements


· Since 1981, treated more than 5 Lacs patients at Dr. Ranajit Memorial Hospital & Acupuncture-Yoga-Naturopathy College of Research under IRIIM. Developed integrated treatment protocol based on standard guideline of Acupuncture-Yoga-Naturopathy and Diet in different disease conditions.

· Since 1993, conducts De-addiction program (earlier under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GOI) with special emphasis on drugless Pro Nature therapies. More than 5000 addicts have been detoxified and rehabilitated.

· Research Advisory Board (RAB) of IRIIM comprising a team of experts from different fields under the Chairmanship of noted Defence Scientist Prof. Dr. Ram Gopal guides the R&D work of IRIIM. IRIIM stresses on R & D work in day to day practice for standardization of traditional drugless therapies. For example, as a routine procedure, IRIIM faculties observe traditional tongue and pulse examination both for diagnosis and prevention purpose. It regularly conducts research studies on traditional diagnosis and comparative efficacy of drugless pro nature therapies with conventional one, completed 6 major research projects sanctioned by Govt. of India under ICMR, DST, DIT, DRDO, CCRYN.

· Since '90s, closely associated with AYUSH, CCRYN & NIN, Pune under AYUSH, GOI; Regular participant of  National  Arogya  Fair; Resource Organisation for AYUSH consultation and Natural Food Stall aided by CCRYN in National Arogya Fair in Kolkata and Guwahati.

· Under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) of Govt. of India, IRIIM conducted Research Survey on Traditional Medicine in two States (WB & Tripura) out of 21 States in 2008. Report published by GOI.

· So far  more than 2500 Medicos & Freshers from India and neighboring countries are trained in Integrated Acupuncture- Yoga-Naturopathy. Training is also conducted throughout the year at Kerala and other places in India.

· Collaborating with traditional healers of USA, Australia, China, Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

· IRIIM Faculty presented more than 160 scientific papers in different National & International seminars, conferences, workshops etc. and chaired technical sessions.

· For more than 30 years, IRIIM has been working on the Recognition of Acupuncture, Alternative & Traditional Systems Medicine (ATSM) & its inclusion in health care delivery and accordingly prepared & presented several scientific documents to different Ministries and Parliament also.

· Closely associated with International Naturopathy Organisation (INO), SVYASA Bangalore, Dev Sanskriti Viswavidyalaya Haridwar, Swasthya Sadhana Kendra Jodhpur, IGTAMS University Arunachal Pradesh, Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, Howrah, West Bengal.

· First time in India, State Govt. sanctioned grant from District Plan Fund for constructing initial portion of the Indoor Acupuncture Hospital run by IRIIM.

· IRIIM grows and propagates common medicinal plants, organic vegetables and fruit, recently Rain Water Harvesting project also implemented in IRIIM campus.

· Head Office of Acupuncture Science Association (ASA) India.

IRIIM ... Legal Status

· IRIIM is registered under West Bengal Societies Registration Act XXVI of 1961 no. S/33284 of 1981-82.

· IRIIM is enlisted in NITI Aayog vide ID No. WB/2009/0002881

· IRIIM is registered (No. is 147000133) under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, (FCRA), 1976  by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India (Renewed till 2021).

· All donations to IRIIM is exempted permanently of Income Tax vide ’80G’ of I.T. Act of 1961.

· IRIIM is successively recognised (F.No.14/255/95-TU-V) as Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) from DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India since 1996.

· IRIIM is an Affiliated Acupuncture Training Institute by West Bengal Council of Yoga Naturopathy and Acupuncture Therapy under Govt. of West Bengal.

 

· IRIIM is West Bengal, IGNOU study centre for PG Diploma course in Acupuncture.

 

CHRONOLOGICAL  PROGRESS SINCE BIRTH

 

1981 IRIIM was established by a group of young medical graduates and social activists. Registered under West Bengal Societies Registration Act on Sept.1, 1981. Free integrated Acupuncture O.P.D. along with regular training to doctors & non-doctors started in central Calcutta.


1983 1st. Acupuncture Training-cum-Free Treatment camp held in Mumbai.


1984 1st. Acupuncture Training-cum-Free Treatment Camp held at Kerala.


1985 1st. Acupuncture Training-cum-Free Treatment Camp in New Delhi was organised by doctors of L.N.J.P.N. Hospital where 25 doctors undergone Acupuncture training.


1986 Doctors from Punjab Health Service and Bangladesh took acupuncture training at IRIIM.


1988 1st. Acupuncture Training-cum-free Treatment camp held at Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat. Plan to establish Acupuncture College & Hospital at Andul-Mouri, Howrah was finalised.


1989 Dr. Ranajit Ghosh, Sr. Faculty Member & Executive Committee Member, IRIIM died of Acute Myeloid Leukemia.


1990 Ranajit Memorial Acupuncture College & Hospital (RMACH) was established at Andul-Mouri, Howrah, W.B. with outdoor and indoor, which is 1st. of its kind in eastern India.


1992 Applied for ICMR Research Project on Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Applied for Drug De-addiction Centre to the Ministry of Welfare, Govt. of India.


1995 Integration of Yoga, Naturopathy & Natural Dietetics along with Acupuncture started. Two Senior Faculty members participated in the Expert Committee meeting of Acupuncturists at the invitation of Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare for the Recognition of Acupuncture as a system of therapy in India. An exhaustive ‘Note of Reference’ on Acupuncture submitted to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India. IRIIM acquired its own land at Mourigram, Howrah. Research Advisory Board formulated.


1996 Got recognition from DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, which is first time in India in the field of Acupuncture and Integrated Medicine. Faculty members presented integrated treatment protocol for the management of Drug De-Addiction in the National Symposium, New Delhi.


1997 ICMR sponsored research project on Rheumatoid Arthritis commenced. Diploma Courses started Integrated Acupuncture as well as on Acupuncture-Yoga-Naturopathy at Ranajit Memorial Hospital & Acupuncture-Yoga- Naturopathy College of Research. IRIIM started functioning at its newly constructed building - IRIIM Bhawan in its own new campus beside Mourigram Rly. Stn. at Howrah district of West Bengal.


1998 The Recognition of DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India has been renewed for the 2nd. consecutive term. Devastating Fire at IRIIM Bhawan destroyed all the valuables. Within 3 days, work resumes at temporary establishment. Reconstruction of IRIIM Bhawan started.


1999 Registered under Foreign Contribution Registration Act (FCRA). 5-bed Yoga-Naturopathy Patient Care Centre sponsored by CCRYN, Govt. of India started. ICMR Project on Rheumatoid Arthritis completed successfully. IRIIM sent medical team and aid for Orissa cyclone relief.


2000 Annual Program held on 29-30th Jan. Prof. Dr.M.E. Yeolekar of Mumbai, delivered Ranajit Memorial Oration (3rd). Govt. of West Bengal sanctioned Rs.5 Lacs for the reconstruction of IRIIM Bhawan. Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) was asked to construct the building. 3 years collaborative research project on “Development of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition System for the Exploitation of Non-Invasive Traditional Diagnostic Potential of Tongue”, sponsored by Dept. of Information Technology, Govt. of India started. VIDE, USA, a ‘not for profit’ organisation of NRI, donated for the relief of flood victims of Murshidabad, West Bengal through IRIIM. 2nd. Acupuncture Seminar-cum-treatment camp held at Kerala.


2001 Total activities of IRIIM were shifted to its own premises. The Recognition of DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India has been renewed for the 3rd. consecutive term. Participated & presented research papers World Conference of Acupuncture, Singapore on Computer aided Tongue Diagnosis.


2002 Dr. S.N.Pandey, Asst. Research Officer, CCRYN, New Delhi, delivered Ranajit Memorial Oration (4th) at National Conference on Pro-Nature Therapy held at ‘IRIIM Bhawan, Mourigram, Howrah from 22.02.02 to 24.02.02.  Inauguration of the 1st. part of permanent structure of IRIIM Bhawan by Hon’ble Mayor, HMC. First time any state govt. in India builds a non-govt. acupuncture hospital. VIDE, USA, donated for the construction of Deaddiction center at IRIIM Bhawan.


2003 Qualified Medical Graduates trained by IRIIM got recognition from Council of Acupuncture Therapies, Govt. of West Bengal. Construction of 2nd. phase of IRIIM Bhawan sponsored by Sri Somesh Dasgupta & Abhijit Dasgupta completed. The Peoples University of Bangladesh & IRIIM will co-operate each other in Acupuncture. Traditional TONGUE Diagnosis Project completed successfully. Research Project applied to CCRYN, New Delhi.


2004 IRIIM Programme took place on 14-15 February 2004, ex. Defence Scientist from Jodhpur Rajasthan, Prof. Dr. RamGopal, Advisor IRIIM delivered Ranajit Memorial Oration. The Recognition of DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India has been renewed for the 4th. consecutive term.

Chairman, Left Front, West Bengal inaugurated 3rd. phase of IRIIM Bhawan. Faculty members presented papers at Desert Medicine Research Centre (DMRC – an ICMR Centre), Jodhpur & Rajasthan Ayurved University, Jodhpur. Collaborative research project proposal with IIT, Kharagpur submitted to DST.


2005 25th. Anniversary (1981-2006) programme of IRIIM to be observed throughout the year.

CCRYN, Govt. of India funded 3 yrs. research project on ‘Standardization of naturopathic diagnosis with traditional tongue diagnosis’ started from 1.7.05. National Institute of Social Defence (NISD) has given wide coverage on De-Addiction work of IRIIM at its Newsletter-May’05 issue.


2006 6 days (Feb. 27- Mar. 4, 2006) National Workshop and Training Programme on ‘Yoga-Naturopathy and Integrated Medicine including Acupuncture’ held at IRIIM Bhawan lead by Prof. Dr. Ram Gopal, Chairman, Research Advisory Board (RAB) IRIIM. 25th.Anniversary Final programme to be observed at IRIIM Bhawan, Mourigram Howrah on Dec. 8-10,2006. participated ‘Nayi Azadi Abhiyan’ Shibir at Amta, Howrah. IRIIM Annual Programme 2008 held at IRIIM Bhawan. WBREDA Sanctioned for installing Solar Street Lights at IRIIM at a reduced rate.


2007 Dr.D.Bakshi and Dr.C.Mitra participated ‘Naya Azadi Shibir’ at ‘Sambhav Ashrama’ Orissa in Feb.2007. IRIIM Faculty presented paper on Naturopathy History Congress at NIN, Pune. IRIIM Kolkata Acupuncture clinic at Sealdah started on 1.3.07.Dr.D.Bakshi presented talk on ‘Tongue Diagnosis’ at ICMR, New Delhi at their invitation on 2.3.07. An appeal towards help for treatment of IRIIM Sr. Faculty Dr. Sujata Pal was circulated to well wishers of India & Abroad. It got excellent response from the Donors. She got Kidney Transplantation successfully on Mar.22. DST. Govt. of India sanctioned Collaborative research project on Tongue Diagnosis with IIT, Kharagpur. IRIIM decided to continue the Drug Deaddiction & Rehabilitation activity without Govt. Aid. Total 3 YN Camps sponsored by NIN, Pune held. The Moxa project sponsored by Defence Research Lab, Tezpur started on 14.8.07. IRIIM International Advisor Mr. Shrikumar Poddar discussed on ‘Nayi Azadi Abhiyan’, at IRIIM Bhawan.Decision taken to start with organic food and scientific method of Fund Raising. Recognition of DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India has been renewed for the 5th. consecutive term.


2008 IRIIM participated ‘Nayi Azadi Abhiyan’ Shibir at Amta, Howrah. IRIIM Annual Programme 2008 held at IRIIM Bhawan, Prof. Dr. RamGopal, Advisor RAB, IRIIM led the Yoga session. Field Survey on Moxa conducted in Himalayan range in Namchi, Sikkim and Kalimpong, Darjeeling district of West Bengal. Dr. D. Bakshi & Dr. C. Mitra visited Defence Lab. Tejpur to present progress of Moxa project and delivered lectures on general health awareness. Total 3 no. Y&N awareness programme, sponsored NIN, Pune held. Dr. S. N. Pandey, conducted one YN Prog. Dr. Bakshi participated Workshop on “Survey for AYUSH under NRHM: Status and Role” Sponsored by National Health Systems Resource Centre, organized by SOM, TGOUat New Delhi. Dr. Bakshi presented Tongue Diagnosis Final Project Report (2005-08) at CCRYN, New Delhi. “Survey for AYUSH under NRHM” in West Bengal started. Padmashree Awardee and renowned Acupuncturist from Delhi, Dr. Raman Kapur visited IRIIM.


2009 IRIIM Annual Programme and 5 NIN sponsored Treatment cum Awareness camps held. Survey for AYUSH under NRHM in West Bengal & Tripura- Final report & Data submitted to SOM, TGOU. Participated in Nayi Azadi Shibir at Orissa. Mrs. Shirin Gadhia of Gadhia Solar Energy System, Gujrat visited IRIIM. Dr. Bakshi, Dr. Mitra, and Dr. Sujata Pal met Dr. Vatsala and Monorama Kotnis at Kolkata. 20th Dr. Ranajit Ghosh Memorial Day observed. Delivered Organic Relief Materials to Aila and Howrah Flood victims. Moxa Projects sponsored by DRL, Tezpur completed. Founder of Michigan Peace Team, Noted peace activist and specialist in nonviolence Reverend Father C. Peter Dougherty of USA who received the prestigious “Jamunalal Bajaj International Award for Promoting Gandhian Values Outside India” this year in Mumbai, visited Kolkata and West Bengal. During this period he stayed at Ranajit Memorial IRIIM Acupuncture Hospital, Mourigram, Howrah, West Bengal. IRIIM Yoga-Naturopath Maya Das attended NIN Training Prog. Dr. Bakshi delivered invited lecture on Preventive aspect of Moxa at International Conf. at Agra. Dr. Bakshi joined Meeting of the Leading Acupuncturists. A meeting with Mr. Dinesh Tribedi, Hon’ble Minister of State, Health & FW, Govt. of India, held at New Delhi regarding Recognition of Acupuncture. Dr. Bakshi, on behalf of IRIIM & other noted Acupuncturists were present.


2010 Shri Kumar Poddar visited IRIIM and a meeting  of ‘Nayi Azadi Abhiyan’ was held. In February, Dr.Bakshi & Dr. Chandana Mitra participated Awareness Meetings, Medical Camps and Conference held at Allahabad, Ludhiana, New Delhi respectively, papers presented on ‘Research Achievement of IRIIM’ ‘Diet & Life style’. I.T. Exemption certificate renewed. IRIIM staff attended Organic meet in several places. Participated in the Chintan Baithak of Nayi Azadi Abhiyan held at Wardah, Maharashtra. IRIIM got Renewal of DSIR Recognition for next 3 years. Dr. D. Bakshi was present as Chief Guest and presented invited paper on Moxibustion in the 3rd. National Acupuncture Conference and Convocation Ceremony organised by Acupuncture Association of Karnataka held at Bangalore. Dr. RamGopal, Dr.Krishna Dalal & Dr. Bakshi were awarded with ‘Health Education And Development (HEAD) in the health summit 2010, at world congress on drugless therapies held in New Delhi organized by The Global Open University (TGOU), Nagaland. 7 days Acupuncture-Yoga-Naturopathy (AYN) free treatment cum awareness camp and seminar held successfully at IRIIM Bhawan, prestigious Dr. Ranajit Memorial Oration on 'The Role Of Humanity In The Present Conditions' was delivered by Mr. Lavanam, the veteran Gandhian social worker & recipient of Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Gandhian Values-2009. Participated in the inaugural programme of ‘Dr. ShriNiwas Polypathy Hospital and Institute’ at Patna along with Dr. S. N. Pandey & Dr. Babu Joseph. Presentation of final report of a research project on Tongue Diagnosis was done at Pune. Dr. Babu Joseph, Director, NIN, Pune visited IRIIM and inaugurated organic store room & its selling counter. Dr. Bakshi and Dr. C.Mitra conducted Acupuncture training for BNYS Doctors and Naturopaths at NIN, Pune campus at their invitation. IRIIM team participated Naturopathic Food Festival organized by NIN, Pune at Patna. A team of Traditional Practitioners from Australia (Traditional Healthcare) visited IRIIM for mutual collaboration. Mr. Shrikumar Poddar, International Advisor of IRIIM visited and discussed on developmental work of IRIIM, fund raising programme, present world situation and on “Nayi Azadi Abhiyaan”. IRIIM Faculty presented papers in the international conference at IIT, Kharagpur on ‘Traditional Tongue Diagnosis’ ‘Role of Moxibustion in Common Ailments’ respectively.

 

2011 IRIIM participated West Bengal Yoga-Naturopathy Conference for two days held at Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata organized by NIN, Pune. An exhibition stall of IRIIM was arranged on Organic Food and Healthy items. IRIIM performed annual program with 7 days Yoga-Naturopathy awareness camp sponsored by NIN, Pune. Director NIN, Pune inaugurated. Prof. Dr. RamGopal, Chairman, RAB, IRIIM was the Chief Guest. The construction of indoor extension work of first floor was completed and formally inaugurated in presence of Prof. Dr. RamGopal. Both Srikumar Poddar and Dr. Chitralekha Mallick have donated mainly. Dr. Ramkrishna Ghosh Mondal, a reputed homoeopathic physician of Howrah visited IRIIM and offered mutual cooperation. Dr.D.Bakshi participated a health camp at Jalpaiguri,  IRIIM Faculty in USA, Dr. Amitava Banerjee also participated. IRIIM Faculty participated a marriage in Mumbai where only 100% organic veg. food was served. Dr. Bakshi joined Nayi Azadi meet at Mumbai and met Smt. Monorama Kotnis, sister of Late Dr. Dwarkanath S. Kotnis. During the meet, condolence was expressed for the death of Dr. Vatsala Kotnis, a great friend of us. Dr.D. Bakshi participated the faculty training programme (CPD) conducted by NIN, Pune to carry on the responsibility of spreading Naturopathy in the eastern zone of India. CCRYN officials visited IRIIM and inspected the research project. A team of four students from Kerala came for further training in acupuncture. Dr. K.S. Sripada Raju, Director, Vaishnava Centre for Enlightenment, USA visited IRIIM and delivered speech on ‘Vedanta’ and participated in NAA meet held at IRIIM Bhawan.

IRIIM BHAWAN AT MOURIGRAM - CHRONOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT

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Inauguration of IRIIM Bhawan new block-Jan.2011. From Left: Sabita Satpathy,ShriKumar Poddar, RamGopal, Chitralekha Mallick, Chandana Mitra, Debasis Bakshi, Supriya Ghosh & Debesh Poddar