State Branches and City Chapters

State Branches and City Chapters

Now almost every State has State Branches to conduct scientific activities and coordinate with Central Office. Members of Defense, Railway and Central Services are enrolled directly. Many City Chapters are formed for the academic purpose to improve academic standards and educate the radiologists and post-graduate students. More and more activities are held in all major cities and also in districts and smaller towns.


IRIA started constructing its building in 1993 and completed in 1995 which was inaugurated by 5th May 1995 by Prof. J. S. Bajaj in Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi. The land was allotted by DDA about 898.3 sq. meters and three storied building constructed with a cellar for accommodating Central Library, Central Office and Seminar Rooms, Guest Rooms, Office of ICRI and records rooms of the Association. The land was allotted to IRIA in 1980 by Delhi Development Authority recommended by Director General, Health Services, with the efforts of Late Dr. Satyapal Aggarwal and Dr. O. P. Bhardwaj and building was constructed with donations from 6th AOCR in 1991. Building was constructed by the Building Committee with its Chairman Dr. Sudeshan K. Aggarwal and Dr. O. P. Bhardwaj, Dr. Santosh Chawla, Dr. S.K.Bhargava, Dr. R. Goulatia, Dr. Veena Chowdhury, Dr. R. N. Bagga, Dr. S. S. Doda, Dr. M. S. Joshi, Dr. A. Gajaraj, Dr. Manorama Berry as its members and President and Secretary General, IRIA are its ex-officio members. Local Building Management committee looks after the day to day affairs of IRIA House.

A Central Library is established in IRIA House, New Delhi under the supervision and guidance of Dr.Col.C.S.Pant, VSM and generous support from RSNA and Radiology Outreach Foundation, U. S. A., Central Office, IRIA is equipped with study material for students and PGs with all the infrastructure.

IRIA publishes three issues of News Bulletin from Central Office edited by Secretary General of IRIA. It gives excellent information about activities, forthcoming programmes, minutes of the various meeting and informative articles about equipment purchase, service contract, tax structures and news from industry and C.I.I. (Medical Equipment Division).