Of all the branches of Medicine and surgery, Neuroscience is rapidly developing specialty. Many a Many areas of the neurosciences are still unexplored. The human behavior cognition has always drawn attention of all biological scientists. It is still continuing to fascinate them. Across the world researches from all spheres are engaged in unfolding the mystery of human mind and brain. It is now clear that a multidisciplinary research would only help in understanding and exploring the complicated aspects of Neurosciences. That is the reason the 21st century has termed as the century of neurosciences.
All over the world, various subspecialties of neurosciences are working in tandem to understand these illnesses and to manage them. To develop human resources in this field, to carry out research, and also to provide management to the ailing patients, institutes have been developed all over the world and also in India with all branches of Neurosciences under one umbrella in India the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) at Bangalore is one such institute that was developed with the same idea.
The Bangur Institute of Neurosciences is the only center for Neurological Sciences in the state and in eastern India. Since its inception it has grown with active effort of the Government and support from all spheres. It has attained an excellent reputation as a center of excellence of the Neurological Sciences in the country. It is an annex of the institute of Postgraduate Medical and Research (IPGME &R) and SSKM Hospital in the field of academy. In the year of 2004, the institute became partially independent with approval of a post of Director. The institute has been growing in every sphere. It provides comprehensive patient care of all neurological illnesses, imparting training and teaching to postgraduate and post-doctoral students, and carries our research.