The association/College has held 33 conferences with A.P.I. since its inception in 1959. Since the 28th Annual Conference in Delhi, 1989, the College has organised its annual conferences independently (NACCON). These conferences have proved to be highly successful and have been chaired by Presidents of NCCP(I). From 1999, the NCCP(I) with ICS is having Joint Conferences - NAPCON.



    The following held office of the President of the Annual Conferences of the Association, and later National College of Chest Physicians (India). From 1989 the President of the College was also the President of the annual conference.

    Years Names
    1960 Dr.A.C. Ukil
    1961 Dr. K.L. Wig
    1962 Dr. S. S. Ugraonkar
    1963 No Conference
    1964 Dr. S. K. Sen
    1965 Dr. P.K. Ghosh
    1966 Dr. K.K. Datey
    1967 Dr. N. Gopinath
    1968 Dr. R. Subramanian
    1969 Dr. P. K. Sen
    1970 Dr. K. N. Sen
    1971 Dr. K. N. Rao
    1972 Dr. Basu Chaudhary
    1973 Dr. S. D. Store
    1974 Dr. Hans Kumar
    1975 Dr. P. U. Rao
    1976 Dr. O. P. Mittal
    1977 Dr. M. M. Singh
    1978 Dr. J. S. Guleria
    1979 Dr. J. S. Guleria
    1980 Dr. Chairman, lACD
    1981 Dr. E.E. Udwadia
    1982 Dr.A. S. Paintal
    1983 Dr. Hari Har Das
    1984 Dr. Samir K. Gupta
    1985 Dr. S. C. Kapoor
    1986 Dr. S. P. Pamra
    1987 Dr. S.K.Jain
    Years Names
    1988 Dr. J.S. Guleria
    1989 Dr. M.M. Singh
    1990 Dr. S.K. Jain
    1991 Dr. S. C. Kapoor
    1992 Dr. P. S. Shankar
    1993 Dr. R. K. Narang
    1994 Dr. K. C. Mohanty
    1995 Dr. S. K. Jain
    1996 Dr. S. R. Mathur
    1997 Dr. Baldev Raj
    1998 Dr. R. P. Bhagi
    1999 Dr. M.S. Agnihotri
    2000 (Jan.) Dr. V. K. Sharma
    2000 (Nov.) Dr.A. S. Sachan
    2001 Dr. V. K. Arora
    2002 Dr. D. D. S. Kulpati
    2003 Dr. S. K. Katiyar
    2004 Dr. V. K. Jain
    2005 Dr. N. K. Jain
    2006 Dr. Rajender Prasad
    2007 Dr. J. N. Banavaliker
    2008 Dr. K. B. Gupta
    2009 Dr. P. K. Gupta
    2010 Dr. D. Behera
    2011 Dr. G. C. Khilnani
    2012 Dr. G. C. Khilnani
    2013 Dr. J. C. Suri
    2014 Dr. S. K. Luhadia
    2015 Dr. Narayan Mishra
    2016 Dr. Rajesh Chawla


    The conference of NCCP(I) was held from 1989 to 1999.


    After several positive negotiations and meeting spread over almost 8 years, the NCCP (I) and Indian Chest Society (ICS), the two national bodies on Pulmonary Medicine agreed to have the annual conference jointly. This is called National Conference on Pulmonary Diseases, in short NAPCON. The Organising Secretary and the venue of the NAPCON will be decided on alternate years by these organizations. The first NAPCON was held in Delhi in 1999. The guidelines for organising NAPCON have been discussed & are being finalized to help the organizers and also to have uniformity in the organization of NAPCON.

    S.No. Years Place Organising Secretary
    1 1999 Delhi Dr. J. C. Suri
    2 2000 Kanpur Dr. S. K. Katiyar
    3 2001 Mumbai Dr. Rohini Chowgul
    4 2002 Jaipur Dr. N. K. Jain
    5 2003 Coimbatore Dr. T. Mohan Kumar
    6 2004 Ahmedabad Dr. R. N. Solanki
    7 2005 Kolkota Dr. A. K. Ghosh
    8 2006 Nagpur Dr. B. O. Tayade
    9 2007 Chandigarh Dr. S. K. Jindal
    10 2008 Lucknow Dr. Rajendra Prasad
    11 2009 Calicut Dr. C. Ravindran
    12 2010 Jodhpur Dr. P. D. Motiani
    13 2011 Delhi Dr. V.K.Vijayan / Dr.Rajkumar
    14 2012 Bhubaneswar Dr. Narayan Mishra
    15 2013 Chennai Dr. V. Thansekharan
    16 2014 Agra Dr. Rakesh Bhargava / Dr. Santosh Kumar
    17 2015 Jaipur Dr. Virendra Singh
    18 2016 Mumbai Dr. K. C. Mohanty
    19 2016 Mumbai Dr. Agam Vora/Dr. Nikhil Sarangdhar


    Chapters of NCCP(I) are holding their zonal level conferences in their zone/state every year.ical sciences pertaining to Chest.


    1. The college is publishing the Journal – Indian Journal of Chest Diseases & Allied Sciences jointly with V.P. Chest Institute, Delhi. The Journal is abstracted in Indicus Medicus and have 4 issues in a year.
    2. The college is publishing Directory of the college every 5 years. (3rd edition published in 2006.

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