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About CSI – Rajasthan Branch

CSI Rajasthan is the state branch of the Cardiology Society of India. The aim of the CSI-Rajasthan branch is the advancement of scientific knowledge and research in relation to the cardiovascular system in all its aspects, to improve basic understanding, and to find better preventive measures and treatments for all types of cardiovascular diseases.

It was in 1946, an early summer evening; some of the doyens of Medicine in India were traveling by train to Asansol in West Bengal to attend the State conference of the Indian Medical Association (IMA). It was like any other summer evening in this part of the country, replete with the clamor of men and women engaged in their livelihood, the whistle of the engine, and the muttering of the wheels grinding against the track. Beyond the window, one could see the roads that ‘spread out like a tedious argument’.

The evening was drawing in with the darkness descending like a ‘patient etherized upon a table’. And then there were political instabilities around the corner. But nothing seemed to deter these gentlemen inside the compartment. For it was a historical moment and they were discussing the formation of the Cardiological Society of Bengal.

The Cardiological Society of Bengal was thus born on the 11th of April 1946 with Dr. B.C. Roy, the legendary physician (who later on became the Chief Minister of West Bengal) was its first President.

Two years passed by and on the 11th of January 1948, the eminent physicians of India met in Calcutta and decided to form a national Society of the Cardiologists. The decision was conveyed to all the physicians of India interested in Cardiology. The response was overwhelming.

And thus the Cardiological Society of India (CSI) was born on the 4th of April 1948 at Calcutta, a long march to a glorious future was flagged off!
It is interesting to note that the CSI was established a year before the formation of the American College of Cardiology and the International Society and Federation of Cardiology (ISFC).

It is interesting to note that the CSI was established one year earlier than the formation of the American College of Cardiology and the International Society & Federation of Cardiology (ISFC).

The Scientific Council of CSI is responsible for the formation of various sub-committees to help in the growth and development of various sub-specialties such as preventive cardiology, rheumatic heart disease, electrophysiology, non-invasive cardiology, interventional cardiology, etc.

The first executive committee meeting of CSI was held in Calcutta by Dr. B.C. Roy as Chairman, Dr. A.K. Bose, Dr. JC. Gupta, and Dr. K.S. Mathur of Agra as Joint Secretary. In the first few years of its existence, the society was supported by Dr. U.P. Relentless services received from Basu, Dr. A.K. Bose, Dr. JC. Banerjee, and Dr. R.J. Lawyer (Mumbai), and Others. 

The stalwarts who held the coveted position of Chairman of CSI in the initial years were as follows: Dr. B.C. Roy of Calcutta (1948-1950), Dr. Sunil Chandra Bose of Calcutta (elder brother of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose) - 1951, Dr. U.P. Basu of Calcutta - 1952, Dr. (Colonel) Amir Chand of Delhi - 1953, Dr. J.C. of Calcutta. Banerjee, 1954, Dr. R.J. Lawyer, Mumbai 1955.

The Cardiological Society of India has twenty-four branches spread all over the country. The Society now has its building which has been constructed by the members of the Cardiological Society of India, West Bengal Chapter with their contributions. Free cardiological consultation and ECG are being done here twice a week. The facility of Color Doppler, Echo-cardiography, 4 days a week is provided by the respected members of the Society at nominal rates. Poor people are regularly joining it for their heart disease.

Bank Details (CSI Rajasthan)

Name Of The Beneficiary CSI (Cardiological Society of India) – Rajasthan.
Address Address : 15, Arjun Puri, Imli Fatak, Jyoti Nagar, Jaipur Rajasthan – 302005
Telephone No (With STD Code) +91-9414250934
Bank Name ICICI Bank
Bank Telephone No (With STD Code) 666666666
Bank Address S.M.S. Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
IFSC Code For NEFT, RTGS, IMPS Transactions ICIC0006750
MICR Code/ Bank Code 302229016
Bank Fax No (With STD Code) +91-141-2363174
Account Number 675001702126
Type Of Account Savings /Current/Cash Credit Current
Pan No. AADAC0344B