History of DNA
The services of Neuroscience in Delhi dates back to 1936 when Irwin Hospital was started by Lord Irwin the Governor General of India. As with most fields of Medicine, the neuroscience services were initially catered by general physicians. However Professor Baldev Singh who was associated with inception of NSI is credited to have started Delhi Neurology Group. The other pioneers included Dr. P. N. Tandon, Dr. A. K. Banerji, Dr. Vimla Virmani, Dr. Janaki Devi, Dr. L. R. Pathak, Dr. Arjun D. Sehgal and Dr. Victor Rao who was the first Neurosurgeon in Delhi and later immigrated to United Kingdom. Dr. (Mrs) S. N. Pathak, Dr. R. S. Rana and Dr. Shyam Pant soon joined the group.