About Us 

Ophthalmological Society of West Bengal was founded in 1942 under the leadership of Lt. Col. E.O.’G.Kirwan C.I.E.The initial years saw the Society working from the Office of the Head of Department of Ophthalmology at Medical College and Hospitals, Kolkata. It later shifted to the 2nd Floor of 94 Chittaranjan Avenue, Kolkata 700012.The Society now has its own office in the Journal of Indian Medical Association (JIMA) building, Room no. 8 at 53 Creek Row, Kolkata 700014 from where it functions. The activities of the Society centre around professional interests of ophthalmologists related to the state of West Bengal in India. The Society organizes periodical meets for academic improvement of its more than 1200 life members, update meetings and also competitive sessions in various categories. It awards prizes, medals, fellowships and travel grants to deserving members and has a community ophthalmology wing which is involved in creating public awareness in key ophthalmological issues. The Society also safeguards the professional and legal interests of its members besides looking after the ethical practice of the profession. The Society regularly organizes CMEs, orations, mid-term meetings, and an annual Conference for its members.

The list of Past Presidents and Honorary Secretaries based on Notice Board and archives of OSWB office are:

PAST PRESIDENTS

1 DR. M N CHATTERJEE 1942 – 43
2 Lt. Col. E.O.G. KIRWAN C.I.E. 1943 – 44
3 DR. BAIDYA NATH BHADURI 1944 – 51
4 MAJOR  SUDHIR CHANDRA DUTT 1952 – 54
5 CAPT. KIRAN LAL SEN 1955 – 61
6 MAJOR HEMANTA KUMAR INDRA 1962 – 63
7 DR. NIHAR KUMAR MUNSHI 1963 – 64
8 DR. S. K. BAGCHI 1965 – 66
9 DR. GOUR CHANDRA BANERJI 1967 – 68
10 DR. MURALIDHAR SENGUPTA 1968 – 70
11 DR. BRAJA MOHAN CHATTERJEE 1970 – 71
12 DR. AMAL KUMAR SEN 1971 – 72
13 DR. NILMADHAB BOSE 1972 – 73
14 DR. GOPAL SEN 1973 – 74
15 DR. B. K. WADIA 1975 – 76
16 DR. JITEN CHAKRABORTY 1976 – 77
17 DR. BALAI KRISHNA MITRA 1977 – 78
18 DR. PRASUN M. CHOWDHURI 1978 – 79
19 DR. GOPENDRA NATH MUKHERJEE 1979 – 80
20 DR. ANADIBHUSHAN BASU 1980 – 81
21 DR. PRADIP KUMAR GHOSH 1981 – 82
22 DR. JYOTIRMOY BOSE 1982 – 83
23 DR. NAGENDRA KUMAR CHANDRA 1983 – 84
24 DR. DHIRENDRA NATH PAUL 1984 – 85
25 DR. AJIT KUMAR MUKHERJEE 1985 – 86
26 DR. INDRA SEKHAR ROY 1986 – 87
27 DR. RAMENDRA NATH BASU 1987 – 88
28 DR. ALOKE GHOSH 1988 – 89
29 DR. RANABIR MUKHERJEE 1989 – 90
30 DR. PINAKI RANJAN ROY 1991 – 92
31 DR. PRAYAG RAJ MONDAL 1992 – 93
32 DR. MANI KUNDU 1993 – 94
33 DR. MALOY B. BHATTACHARJEE 1994 – 95
34 DR. SUNIL CHANDRA BAGCHI 1995 – 96
35 DR. RAMENDRA LAL SAHA 1996 – 97
36 DR. SISIR KUNDU 1997 – 98
37 DR. PROMODE BEHARI DUTTA 1998 – 99
38 DR. CHANDIDAS DUTTA 1999 – 2000
39 DR. SANTOSH KR. DAS 2000 – 01
40 DR. PANNA LAL SAHA 2001 – 02
41 DR. SATYENDRA NATH ROY 2002 – 03
42 DR. GITA DEY 2003 – 04
43 DR. PRADIP RANJAN CHATTERJEE 2004 – 05
44 DR. PRANAB KUMAR CHATTERJEE 2005 – 06
45 DR. AJOY KR. MUKHERJI 2006 – 07
46 DR. DEBNATH CHATTOPADHYAY (Resigned) 2007 – 08
47 DR. GAUTAM BHADURI 2008 – 09
48 DR. PRADYOT NARAYAN BISWAS 2009 – 10
49 DR. AMARNATH DE 2010 – 11
50 DR. ABHIJIT GHOSH 2011 – 12
51 DR. ASIT RANJAN BANERJEE 2012 – 13
52 DR. ANITA BANERJEE 2013 – 14
53 DR. BRAJENDRA KISOR SARKAR 2014 – 15
54 DR. MONOJ HAJRA 2015 – 16
55 DR. PRADIP K BAKSHI 2016 – 17

PAST HONY JT SECRETARIES

1 DR. B.N. BHADURI and DR. P.K. GUHA
2 DR. B. K. DASGUPTA and DR. S. BAGCHI
3 DR. P. K. GUHA and DR. M. SENGUPTA
4 DR. P. K. GUHA and DR. A. BASU
5 DR. S. K. BAGCHI and DR. A. K. SEN
6 DR. J. BOSE and DR. A. K. SEN
7 DR. S. BAGCHI and DR. S. CHATTERJEE
8 DR. G. C. SEN and DR. A. K. SEN
9 DR. S. BAGCHI and DR. I. S. ROY
10 DR. R. MUKHERJEE and DR. R. N. BASU

PAST HONY SECRETARIES

1 DR. R. MUKHERJEE 1971 – 72
2 DR. SISIR KR. BASU 1972 – 73
3 DR. PROYAGRAJ MONDAL 1973 – 74
4 DR. MALOY B. BHATTACHARJEE 1974 – 75
5 DR. RAMENDRA LAL SAHA 1976 – 78
6 DR. PROMODE BEHARI DUTTA 1979 – 82
7 DR. CHANDIDAS DUTTA 1983 – 85
8 DR. PANNA LAL SAHA 1986 – 87
9 DR. S. N. ROY 1988 – 89
10 DR. P. B. DUTTA 1989 – 90
11 DR. P. R. CHATTERJEE 1991 – 94
12 DR. DEBNATH CHATTOPADHYAY 1994 – 96
13 DR. ABHIJIT GHOSH 1996 – 2002
14 DR. MITA KHAN 2002 – 04
15 DR. SUPRATIK SANATANI 2004 – 06
16 DR. ANITA BANERJEE 2006 – 08
17 DR. ASHIS K BHATTACHARYA 2008 – 12
18 DR. RATISH CH. PAUL 2012 – 16

List of Executive Members 2018 – 2019

SL.NO Designation Name Email Mobile
1 President Dr. Parag Mukhopadhyay [email protected] 9830272927
2 President Elect Dr. Pushpita Sahu [email protected] 9831322474
3 Vice – President Dr. Kajal Prosad Ghosh [email protected] 9830375826
4 Hony. Secretary Dr. Subhasish Nag [email protected] 9831089730
5 Jt. Secretary Dr. Ajoy Paul [email protected] 9830030397
6 Jt. Secretary Dr. Sugato Paul [email protected] 9674487301
7 Hony. Treasurer Dr. Siddhartha Ghosh [email protected] 9433055288
8 Jt. Treasurer Dr. Debashis Das [email protected] 9830157081
9 Chairman Sc Comm Dr. Aniruddha Maiti [email protected] 9836552140
10 Editor Journal Dr. Chandana Chakraborti [email protected] 9830158243
11 Member Dr. Alokesh Ganguly [email protected] 9903428490
12 Member Dr. Lalit Mohan Adhikary [email protected] 9832224101
13 Member Dr. Maneesh Singh [email protected] 9874439198
14 Member Dr. Rudra Prosad Ghosh [email protected] 9830821049
15 Member Dr. Rupak Kanti Biswas [email protected] 9831808204
16 Member Dr. Rupak Roy [email protected] 9163302299
17 Member Dr. Soumen Mondal [email protected] 9874543262
18 Member Dr. Sudipta Mitra [email protected] 9830260283
19 Member Dr. Sumit Kumar Banerjee [email protected] 9434196998
20 Member Dr. Sunil Surana [email protected] 9433706950
21 Member Dr. Supratik Bandyopadhyay [email protected] 9434377761
22 Member Dr. Tathagata De [email protected] 9434017269
23 Imm. Past President Dr. Ashim Kumar Dey [email protected] 9433203216