Regn. No. S/1L/85908 of 2011-2012
ACTIVITIES OF SOCIETY FOR NUTRITION & DIETETICS
 
The object for which the Society For Nutrition & Dietetics is established is :

To promote and encourage advancement of scientific education on Health, Nutrition & Dietetics by organizing lectures, debates, discussions, seminars, research work, excursions and publishing useful literatures, magazines, etc. on Health, Nutrition & Dietetics for the diffusion of knowledge in Health, Nutrition & Dietetics.
 
ACTIVITIES :
18th February, 2012 - Society for Nutrition and Dietetics was launched at Kolkata. The speakers were Ms. Ipshita Chakraborty, Gen. Secretary, Indian Dietetic Association and Prof. Asim Kumar Duttaroy, Professor, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway. Dr. D. Chattopadhyay, Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic), University of Calcutta, Kolkata, Co-ordinator, Centre for Modern Biology and Director, CRNN, C.U., Dr. M. Sen, Professor, Dept. of Home science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata & Dr. S. Chowdhury, Professor &  Head, Dep’t of Endocrinology, IPGMER & SSKM Hospital, Kolkata & Mr. P. Tandon, C E O,Bellevue Clinic, Kolkata graced the occasion. The programme was chaired by Dr. Debnath Chaudhuri, President, Society for Nutrition and Dietetics.
28th April, 2012 - Seminar on “Micronutrient in Diabetes” was organized at Kolkata. The Speaker for the seminar was Dr. Subhankar Chowdhury, eminent endocrinologist, Prof. & Head, Dep’t of Endocrinology, IPGMER & SSKM Hospital, Kolkata. The participants included doctors, dieticians, nutritionists and students of nutrition/dietetics.
1st September, 2012 – Daylong seminar to celebrate National Nutrition Week 2012 was held at Kolkata. Dr. Susanta Bandopadhyay, Director of Medical Education, Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal was the Chief Guest of this programme. Dr. Dhrubajyoti Chattopadhyay and Dr. Minati Sen advisors of Society for Nutrition and Dietetics were present. Dr. Debashis Basu, Consultant Cardiologist, RTIICS spoke on “Impact of Nutrition on Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases” & Dr. Anirban Mazumdar, Associate Professor, KPC Medical College & Hospital – “Facts of Fat and Diabetes” delivered the Plenary Lectures. More than 300 delegates came from far & wide to participate in this seminar representing 13 colleges. Inter College Lecture Competition was held for Under Graduate Students where 9 colleges were represented. Inter College Debate Competition was held for UG & PG Students on “PUFA rich oils are better than MUFA rich oils” with 5 teams having two competitors each.
9thFebruary, 2013 - Seminar to celebrate the completion of one year of SND at Kolkata (Saturday) Lecture on “Nutrition, Epigenetic & Disease” by, Prof. Asim Kumar Duttaroy, Professor, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway and Lecture on “Pediatric Obesity revisited – Strategies for prevention” by Dr. Subrata Dey, Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata.
27th April, 2013 - Seminar where Lecture was delivered on “A day in the life of a Clinical Dietitian” by Ms. Tiash Sinha, Clinical Nutritionist, Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata. The new logo designed by Ms. Joyeeta Ghosh, Annual Member, was launched formally.
1st September, 2013 – Half day programme was held to celebrate National Nutrition Week, 2013 at Kolkata. Dr. Amit Banerjee, V.C. WBUHS was the Chief Guest of this programme. He inaugurated the programme and launched the WEBSITE of the Society. Dr. Minati Sen advisor of Society for Nutrition and Dietetics was present. A panel discussion was held with eminent panelists Dr. Aditi Nag chaudhuri, HOD, Dep’t. of Microbiology, Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata and Prof.Dr. Timir B. Jha, Professor of Botany, West Bengal Senior Educational Service, Barasat Govt. College, Barasat. A quiz contest was held amongst members of the Society.
22nd June, 2014 - Panel discussion was held on 'Nutrition as a career option'.
4th September, 2014 - Celebration of National Nutrition Week at Lake School for Girls'.
29th November, 2014 - Lecture on ‘Metabolic Syndrome’ and Panel Discussion on ‘Diabetes- Some known and unknown facts’.
16th January, 2015 - Half day Pre-conference Workshop for students on “Techniques for detection of common contaminants & adulterants in food” conducted in the Department of Microbiology, Lady Brabourne College.
17th January, 2015 - “NATIONAL CONFERENCE on Food Safety: New Horizon for Healthy Nation” Jointly Organized by Society for Nutrition and Dietetics And Department of Microbiology, Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata at Lady Brabourne College Campus, Kolkata.
The Scientific Programme included:
  • Key note address
  • Plenary/Special lectures
  • Oral presentations: Award Session for UG Students
  • Poster presentations: Award Session for PG Students
  • Panel Discussion
7th June, 2015 - Lecture on Geriatric Medicine by Dr.Dipankar Debnath, Associate Consultant, The Calcutta Medical Research Institute, Kolkata and Lecture on Geriatric Nutrition by Ms. Bidisha Maity, Lecturer, Netaji Nagar College for Women, Kolkata.
1st August, 2015 - Lectures on “Management of Renal Diseases: Nutrition Perspective” by Dr. Abhijit Tarafder, Consultant Nephrologist, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata and Presentation of Case Studies by Piyali Biswas, Dietitan, Medica SuperSpeciality Hospital, Kolkata.
   
 
 
 
     
 
RECENT NEWS

In House Programme for members of SND will be held on 01.08.2015 At Abanindra Sabhagriha, Charukala Bhaban (Nandan Complex),1/1 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata—700020 from 1:00 pm till 4:00 pm on Management of Renal Diseases”. Please confirm your attendance by email to snd.info2012@gmail.com

     
   
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