About the Director


Dr. D Ram assumed the role of the Director of Central Institute of Psychiatry since 17th  January, 2013. He has obtained  his  bachelor’s  degree  in  Medicine  &  Surgery from Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi in 1982 and completed his Masters in Psychiatry from the same institute in 1987. He has served the institute in various capacities  since  1990  and  has  been  an  accomplished teacher and an administrator. He is actively engaged in the

policy making decisions with the central government and has been part of various expert committees.

With more than 30 years of teaching experience, he has been a guiding force for the post graduate trainees in all the specialties and has supervised over 100 thesis and dissertation in psychiatry, clinical psychology and psychiatric social work. His areas of interest revolve around research methodology, mood disorders and psychopathology which is mirrored in his national and international publications.

His relentless efforts have been to achieve excellence in mental health and a vision to shape the institute into a center of national importance. The goals for this mission have been to pursue for manpower development, tertiary care and rehabilitation