the first society of India started under the dynamic
stewardship of Dr.Mudaliar in the year 1934.
a non profit organization dedicated to Maternal and
The Obstetric and Gynaecological
Society of Southern India (OGSSI) was the first
society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to be
started in India 75 years ago in 1934. This
society was chaired by doyens in the field like
Sir. Dr.A.L.Mudaliar, Prof. M.K.Krishna Menon, Prof.
Masani and Dr.Ida Scudder. This
organization of Obstetricians and Gyanecologists is
dedicated to maternal and child health, safe
motherhood and family Welfare apart from teaching
and training post graduates and junior doctors. Over
the years, the society has been rendering
commendable service in the field of maternal and
child health and family welfare.
The activities focuses around better
birth initiative, contraception, cancer screening
and other socially oriented obstetrics and
For the past few years, the society
has been recognized as a nodal body for coordinating
the safe mother initiative with other societies in
TamilNadu. This entails conducting regular
discussions, meetings and workshops at the places of
the respective societies so that the local problems
and constraints could be understood and addressed.
conducts monthly Clinical Meetings where cases of
clinical interest form various Institutions are
discussed and a Guest Lecture by eminent persons
of various allied specialities is presented.
also conducts monthly C.M.E.Programes for the
benefit of Post Graduates and Practitioners.
a year Revision Course is conducted for
exam going Post Graduates which is attended by Post
Graduates from various parts of the State and
functions from the campus of most premier Institute -
Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Egmore. The
Government of TamilNadu has allotted 2 Grounds ( 4800
Sq.Feet) of land in the same compound in which a
modest auditorium has been constructed and has been used
for all society activities.
Eminent stalwarts in the field of
Obstetrics & Gynaecology have worked hard for the
success of the Society.
This society has the pride of having
hosted 2 All India Congress in the Year 1983 & 1991 at
Chennai and also had
FOGSI President Sri Padmasree Dr.
B.Palaniappan and senior vice president FOGSI D.A.Kurian
Joseph from this society .
OGSSI is the reception of the Presidents
Rotate Trophy for the best performed Society for the
period 01.04.19991 to 31.03.1992.
Various eminent speakers from National &
International arena have conducted Workshops & given
lectures for the well being of the Maternal & Child