This Fund has been created from the generous donations given by Dr. Ramachandra N. Moorthy to NIMHANS for academic activities in the field of Mental Health.
The funds will be utilized for activities based on Dr. Ramachandra N Moorthy’s mottos:
1. Promotion of mental health
2. Prevention of mental illness, as well as, treatment and rehabilitation of people with a psychiatric disorder.
3. Supporting any kind of innovation in neurology and psychiatry that fosters mental health
4. Encouraging progress in medicine in general and allied fields that would improve the general mental health and well-being of the public.
The Training/Academic activities which can be conducted under this Fund can be – Continuing Medical Education, Symposia, Seminars, Lectures, Workshops, Training programmes â€“ short term and long term, Scholarships to trainees, Visiting fellowships, Setting up of Chair, Educational research and any similar activities which the Committee may suggest or approves. The fund should not be ordinarily used for attending conferences and meetings.