- AGM 2022 23 DANA’s Annual General Meeting 2022-23 was held on 26th June, 2023 at DANA’s premises. The meeting was chaired by the President Dr Amal Mullick, Annual Report was presented by the Secretary Dr Sayandip Ghosh and Auditor’s Report was submitted by the Treasurer Mr Pranab K Moitra. Around 40 General and Associate Members were present in the meeting and participated in the discussion on the past and future activities of DANA.
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The Annual General Meeting for the year 2020-21 was held on 26th September 2021 on a hybrid mode with some some members present at Clinic Address of DANA at Bosepukur Road and others attending online. The Secretary’s Annual Report was presented along with the Audited Statement of Accounts. A total of 27 members attended and the meeting ended with vote of thanks to the chair
DIAGNOSTIC AND APPLIED NEURO-PSYCHOLOGICAL
(D A N A)
ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR 2020-2021
To be Presented in the Annual General Meeting of DANA which is to be
held on 26th September 2021 at 4pm.
Diagnostic and Applied Neuro-psychological Association
(DANA) is a registered non-profit organization which was established on
February 10, 2000 by a group of Professional Mental Health Workers with a noble
mission to render services to the community for promoting mental health status
of the same. DANA continues its work as a registered NGO since 2002, though
in fact it has completed twenty years of its existence. At present, there are Total
28 Members i.e. (namely 15 General Members, 1 Honorary Member and12 Life
Members) and 48 Associate Members.
The Executive Committee of DANA for 2020-2022 consists of Dr.
Amal Kr. Mallick as President, Dr. Sheila Banerjee as Vice-President, Dr.
Sayandip Ghosh as Secretary, Mrs. Pallabi Mukhopadhyay as Jt. Secretary, Mr.
Pranab Kumar Moitra as Treasurer, Dr. Amit Chakraborty, Dr. Gautam
Bandopadhyay, Mrs. Sutapa Chakraborty, Mrs. Bandana Mukherjee, Mrs. Ratna
Mitra and Mrs. Rita Roy as Members. Mrs. Sutapa Chakraborty as Cocoordinator helped towards smooth functioning of DANA.
The Executive Committee Meetings were held on 18th May 2020, 20th June 2020,
17th July 2020, 16th August 2020, 5
th September 2020, 10th October 2020, 8th
December 2020,31st December 2020, 8th February 2021, on virtual platform .
Different Activities of DANA (April, 2020 to March 2021)
A – Clinical Services
The services offered by DANA can be assessed from the following
statistics. The professionals of DANA were associated with:B- Orientation Programmes / Workshop
1. Workshops on Psychology of Sex was held virtually on 11th September2020,
25th September 2020, 9th October2020, 20th December2020, 8th January 2021.
Dr Amit Chakraborty was the key speaker in that programme.
2. A Workshop titled Wild Adolescence was held by DANA between April 13th
February 2021 to14th March 2021 on virtual platform.
3. The corona pandemic has affected DANA in a major way. The offline
consultation s had to be reduced significantly bur DANA has continued online
consultations regularly. Whenever there has been some relief due to
improvement of Covid situation DANA has started refunctioning on a hybrid
mode with both online and offline consultations. DANA has been arranging
web Inari and online orientation programmes with regularity and good
participation throughout the covid pandemic.
C – Cultural Activities
(a) On 9
th May, 2020 DANA organized Rabindra Jayanti which
was held virtually. All members and guests actively participated in the
(b) On 24th October, 2020 “Pujor Adda” was held virtually and
all the members actively participated in this programme.
DANA published a booklet called ‘ Ghar Bandi Mon ‘ on the ongoing COVID
pandemic in August 2020.Several relevant articles by Dr.Amit Chakraborty ,
Dr. Gautam Bandopadhyay , Dr. Anirban Roy and others were part of the
E-billing and E- management of data related to all registered clients of DANA
has been continuing over the last seven financial years and is being effectively
DANA deeply mourns the loss of three of their prominent members who
succumbed to COVID related complicationCondolences to the departed souls of Mrs .Sipra Chaudhury, psychologist
previously attached as HOD of Department of psychology , Institute of Child
Health ; Professor Dr. Dilip Kumar Sinha , academician and Ex – Vice
chancellor , Viswa Bharati ; Justice D.K.Basu , retired judge and founder
Chairman of LASWEB .
A deep sense of gratitude is expressed to A.C. Behera & Co auditing the
Accounts of DANA like previous years at a nominal fee.
Last, but not the least, it is the whole hearted co-operation from
all categories of Members and Office colleagues viz Ms. Puja Dutta, Mr.
Subhas Maitra, and Mr. Animesh Patra, that has helped DANA to successfully
render its service.
Dr Sayandip Ghosh
Because of deteriorating Covid Situation, DANA Clinic will remain closed till furrther notice. If the situation improves, DANA will reopen in 2/3 weeks. For Online Counselling with the Psychologists and Online Consultation with the Psychiatrists, please contct DANA’s Mobile Nos. e.g., 9051252231 & 9163498074.
DANA has reopened on 1st July 2020. Currently the Visiting Hours will be limited between 12 & 4 pm daily. As per protocol, the visiting time for each client shall be restricted to 10 -15 minutes. Only one person accompanying the Client/ Patient shall be allowed after proper sanitization and Thermal Check.
All are requested to cooperate.
ONLINE COUNSELLING/ CONSULTATION WILL ALSO CONTINUE. FEES WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLINE AND ALSO AT THE RECEPTION DESK.
iN THE EVENT OF TOTAL LOCKDOWN ANY PERSON INCLUDIND OUR CLIENTS REQUIRING HELP IN ANY MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEM CAN ACCESS OUR PROFESSIONALS FOR ONLINE CONSULTATION & COUNSELLING.
KINDLY CONTACT DANA HELPLINE : 9051252231 BETWEEN 12 & 8 PM.
PUJA WILL CONNECT YOU TO THE EXPERT.
STAY AT HOME. STAY HEALTHY. THIS IS THE TIME OF TOGETHERNESS IN SPITE OF PHYSICAL DISTANCE.
DANA is Shifting to a New Address at Bosepukur on the Rashbehari Connector, between Gariahat & Ruby General Hospital.
DANA’s New Address:
47/1B, Bosepukur Road, Kolkata 700042. Behind Bosepukur Petrol Pump.
DANA’s AGM for 2011 – 2019 was held at DANA on Sunday, the 30th June, 2019.
DIAGNOSTIC AND APPLIED NEURO-PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION(DANA)
ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR 2018-2019
To be Presented in the Annual General Meeting of DANA in its Registered Office on
30th June 2019 at 12-00 Noon
Diagnostic and Applied Neuro-psychological Association (DANA) is a registered non-profit organization which was established on February 10, 2000 by a group of Professional Mental Health Workers with a noble mission to render services to the community for promoting mental health status of the same. DANA continues its work as a registered NGO since 2002. At present, there are Total 28 Members i.e. (namely 15 General Members, 1 Honorary Member and12 Life Members) and 48 Associate Members.
The Executive Committee of DANA for 2018-2020 consists of Dr. Amal Kr. Mallick as President, Dr. Sheila Banerjee as Vice-President, Dr. Sayandip Ghosh as Secretary, Mrs. Pallabi Mukhopadhyay as Jt. Secretary, Mr. Pranab Kumar Moitra as Treasurer, Dr. Amit Chakraborty, Dr. Gautam Bandopadhyay, Mrs. Sutapa Chakraborty, Mrs. Bandana Mukherjee, Mrs. Ratna Mitra and Mrs. Rita Roy as Members. Mrs. Sutapa Chakraborty as Co-coordinator has helped towards smooth functioning of DANA since inception.
The Executive Committee Meetings were held on 17th June 2018, 16th July 2018, 30th December 2018, 21st January 2019 & 25th March 2019.
Different activities of DANA ( April 2018- March 2019 )
- A) Clinical Services
The services offered by DANA can be assessed from the following statistics
Registered new clients – 876
- B) Public awareness programmes
- i) The fourth Mental Health Fair was organised by DANA on 1st October 2018 to commemorate Mental Health week and Mental Health Day .The following NGO S working in the field of mental health participitated in the function: Pavlov Institute, Kolkata, Manab Sangbed, Sodepur, Girindrasekhar Institute of Psychological Education and Research,Kolkata and Manas, Madanpur. A seminar was held on the occasion on the theme for the year 2019 e.g., ” Young people and Mental Health in a changing world” .The speakers were Dr.Sayandip Ghosh, Mrs. Bandana Mukherjee, Mr Tarun kumar Dutta and Mrs Krishna sarbari Dasgupta. Dr.Gautam Bandyopadhyay and Dr.Amit Chakraborty participitated in the interactive session. Mr. Himadri Barua, Advocate was felicitated for his service to DANA during last few years.
- ii) DANA participated actively in the kolkata Book Fair 2019 .All books of DANA were exhibited at the stall of Shabdohorin..
- C) Orientation Programmes/Workshops
The following orientation programmes were held by DANA between April 2018 and Match 2019:-
- i) Orientation programme on Career Counselling on 29th April 2018
Speakers were Mrs Pallabi Mukhopadhyay, Mrs Shubhra Baneerjee Pal & Mr Subir Nag.
- ii) Orientation programme on ” Changing thoughts as Therapy ”
Speakers were Dr.Sayandip Ghosh, Dr.Sheila Banerjee , Dr.Gautam Bandopadhyay, Mrs Rita roy.
iii) Orientation programme on Developmental and Intellectual Problems on Children on 5th August 2018 Speakers were Dr.Amit Chakraborty , Dr.Gautam Bandopadhyay & Dr. Anirban Ray.
- iv) Orientation programme on Borderline Intellectual Functioning and Borderline Personality Disorder on 2nd September 2018 Speakers were Dr.Amit Chakraborty & Dr Gautam Bandyopadhyay.
- v) Orientation programme on Childhood Trauma on 18 th November 2018
Speakers were Dr.Amal kumar Mullic, Dr.Amit Chakraborty, Dr.Sheila Banerjee & Mrs Rita Roy .
- vi) Orientation programme on Care Giving Stress: Dilemma and Solutions on 30th December 2018. The Key Speaker was Dr.Gautam Bandopadhyay.
vii) Orientation programme on Dialectical Behavior Therapy ( DBT) on 17th January 2019 .
The Key Speaker was Dr.Sudipa Deshmukh.
viii) Orientation programme on Identifying and Classifying Symptoms in the Mind held on 31st March 2019. The Speakers Dr.Gautam Bandopadhyay, Dr. Sayandip Ghosh, Dr.Ranjit Majumdar (emeritus professor of West Virginia university ,USA delivered a lecture on psychophysics connecting kind and body on 30th Dec 2018..
D – Cultural Activities
(a) On 9th May, 2018, DANA organized Rabindra Jayanti at its premises. All members and guests actively participated in the programme.
(b) On 21st October,2018,` Bijoya Sammilani was hosted by Dr Amit Chakraborty at his residence.
(c) On 21st March 2019, the members of DANA gathered in the residence of Dr Amit Chakraborty on the occasion of Doljatra.
E – Computerization
E-billing and E- management of data related to all registered clients of DANA has been continuing over the last six financial years and is being effectively carried on.
A deep sense of gratitude is expressed to A.C.Behera & Co for auditing the Accounts of DANA like previous years at a nominal fee.
Last, but not the least, it is the whole hearted co-operation from all categories of Members and Office colleagues e.g., Ms. Puja Dutta, Mr. Subhas Maitra, and Mr. Animesh Patra, that has helped DANA to successfully render its se
Daylong workshop on Classification of Mental Desease was held at DANA on 31st March 2019. The Key Speaker was Prof Dr Gautam Bandyopadhyay, Neuropsychiatrist. More than 30 Professionals and Students attended t
0n the 0ccassion World Mental Health Week, Special Book Fair with books on Mental Health will be displayed and sold at DANA on 6 th & 7th October 2018 between 12 & 7 pm. A special workshop on this year’s theme will be organised at DANA on 7th October between 11 & 5 pm. All are welcome.
Programme for 7th October
Psychological problems in the young
Dr. Sayandip Ghosh
Parenting and behavioural problems
Mrs. Bandana Mukherjee
Dependence on gadgets and internet
Mr. Tarun kumar Dutta
Media and it’s effects on the youth of today
Mrs. Krishnasarbari Dasgupta
Mental health of today’s youth in the changing world
Panel discussion participants
Dr. Amit Chakraborty
Dr. Gautam Bandyopadhyay
Dr. Sheila Banerjee
Mrs. Krishnasarbari Dasgupta
Mrs. Bandana Mukherjee
Mr. Tarun kumar Dutta
Moderator.- Dr. Sayandip Ghosh