36th Death Anniversary of Dr. Subhas Mukherjee Organized in Kolkata



GD Institute for Fertility Research Pvt. Ltd. (GDIFR), Kolkata organised a session to commemorate the 36th Death Anniversary of Dr. Subhas Mukherjee, the pioneer of the IVF Research Centre, Kolkata. The event was graced by Prof. Baidyanath Chakravarty, Eminent Gynaecologist and Director, IRM, Dr. Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar, Pioneer IVF Specialist, Prof. Subir Dutta, Eminent Pathologist and Ex Dean along with Dr. Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Transvaginal Ultrasonologist.

The programme was followed by the announcement of the Part-Time Fellowship Programme which is a first of its kind initiative by GDIFR for the students with outstanding performance in the field of In-vitro fertilization (IVF) studies and research.


The programme started by discussing the story of developing IVF in India, especially in Kolkata which was one of Herculean struggle.

Dr. Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar shared her experience about the early days of ultrasound Technology Development in relation to IVF. Prof. Baidyanath Chakravarty gave a tribute to Dr. Subhas Mukherjee by highlighting his salient achievement as the architect of India’s first and World’s second test tube baby.

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