Dr. Soumitra Basu

www.iiyp.net, www.motsac.org


P. 273, Block-A, Bangur Avenue, Kolkata 700055, India
Castle Apartment, Block F&G,Ground Floor,
7, Akkaparadesi Madam Street, Puduchery 605003, India

Date of birth

February, 23rd 1957

Father's name

Shri Prabhu Tosh Basu




 St. Joseph's College, Kolkata 1966-73
 Gurudas College, Pre-medical 1973-4

 Nilration Sircar Medical College, Medicine, 1975-80

 do, House-staffship in Psychiatry, 1982-3

 University College of Medicine, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, 1983-4

 do, MD in Psychiatry, 1984-6


M.B.B.S, D.P.M, MD in Psychiatry

Past engagements

1.       Project Director, DUVA-SSGS, A Drug Detoxification and Counselling Centre, sponsored by the Central Ministry of Welfare.

2.       Part-time Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist to the Dept. of Home (Jails), Govt. of West Bengal.

3.       Consultant, Alakendu Bodh Niketan Residential (An Institution for the mentally handicapped).

4.       Hony. Child Psychiatrist, Child Guidance Clinic, Calcutta.

5.       Researcher in `Multi-Centred Study of Drug Abuse among Students’, a project of the Central Ministry of Welfare, from 1985 to 1987, under Prof. Ajita Chakraborty, MBBS, DPM, FRCPE, FRCP Psych.

Present engagements

1.       Consultant psychiatric practice in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry.

2.       Faculty, Master of Social Work Course, Vidyasagar University.

3.        Editor,  New Approaches to Medicine and Health (NAMAH) since initiation in 1993.

4.       Director, Institute of Integral Yoga Psychology, Auroshakti Foundation, India

5.       Secretary, Mirravision Trust (Public Charitable Trust)

Work experience

Working as free-lance independent consultant n psychiatry,counselling and integral health approach since 1982


Has written numerous articles for various journals in the field of psychiatry.Has written many articles for various journals on psychiatry, counselling and consciousness based psychology (Integral Yoga Psychology) and articles pertaining to Sri Aurobindo's psychological and socio-political thought.
Author of book titled Integral Health.   


Sri Aurobindo''s Integral Yoga, Spirituality based counselling, Boy Scouts' movement