” Remembering our Stalwart “
DR. P.K. HALDAR
Dr. Haldar passed his DMRC in 1941 and joined S.N. College, Agra as a lecturer. After three years of the service, he was called upon to serve the Indian Army as radiologist as a Major in IAMC. In 1946, after his release from the army, he joined his parent service. IN 1949 he took charge of the department of radiology at S.N. Medical College and L.P. Radium Institute Agra as a Reader and later as a Professor of Radiology. In 1966, he left S.N. Medical College and joined All India Institute of Medical sciences, New Delhi where he served for three years as Prof. of radiology, sunflowermaids.com. In 1970 he was called back by the state government to organize the Cancer Institute at Kanpur and join as Prof. and head of the Department of Radiology at GSVM Medical College Kanpur. He devoted most of his time in developing this institute and forming nucleus for the most modern teaching and research centre.
Dr. Haldar has played a great role in organizing the teaching and research work in India. He was called upon many times by WHO. In 1969, He was the president of IRA. In 1971 he was the president of 24th Indian Congress of Radiology, Kolkata. Dr. Haldar has written many academic papers in Radiology and was advisor to ICMR on cancer. Dr. Haldar attended International Congress of Radiology at Montreal and at Rome in 1965. He also attended 12th International Congress of Radiology at Tokyo in 1969. In 1971 Dr. Haldar was invited to give the prestigious Sir Jagdish Chandra Bose Memorial Lecture at Kolkata. His services were very much appreciated in India & U.P.