MD from CIP Ranchi. Consultant Psychiatrist and Director Mental Health Care Centre, Burdwan and Kolkata and Centre for Rehabilitation and Extended Healing, Mrityunjoy Medical Complex, Burdwan. Special interest in Child Psychopharmacology in Public Mental health. Published in indexed journals and contributed chapters in books. Ex Editor of Bengal Journal of Psychiatry. Reviewer of Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Frontier Science. Served as Convenor, Chairperson and Adviser of Child and Adolescent Section of Indian Psychiatric Society. President of Indian Association of Child and Adolescent Mental Health currently. Philanthropic interest in child education and women empowerment of financially weaker section.