New Delhi: Dr K K Aggarwal, honorary secretary general of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), on Wednesday took charge as the 88th president of the IMA. Dr R N Tandon will replace him as the association’s honorary secretary general.
After taking charge as the IMA’s new president, Dr K K Aggarwal said, “I thank all my mentors and colleagues for the confidence shown in me. I am both happy and tense as the responsibility given to me is huge and the time is only one year.”
“But with the help of you all I am sure the Team Digital IMA will be able to deliver. Our mission for the year is IMA One Voice. Let us all take IMA to a great height,” added Dr Aggarwal, who is a recipient of Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Award.
Indian Medical Association claims to be the largest representative organisation of doctors of modern scientific medicine in the world with over 2.8 lakh registered members. IMA has 1700 local and 30 state branches.
The installation of IMA’s new Governing Body took place at its 77th Central Council Meeting – NATCON 2016 in the presence of Dr Ketan Desai, president, World Medical Association (WMA); Dr Jayshree Ben Mehta, president, Medical Council of India (MCI) and A R Kohli, former governor of Mizoram.