About IDA Delhi




1.        List of presidents and secretaries, Delhi chapter





Jan 1978 – Dec 1979

2 years

Mrs Pratima Kaushik


Jan 1980 – Dec 1982

3 years

Mrs  Indu Sehgal


Jan 1983 – Dec 1985

3 years

Mrs. Arvind Wadhwa

Dr. Veenu Seth

Jan 1986 – Dec 1987

2 years

Ms Pratima Kaushik

Ms. Rekha Sharma

Jan 1988 – Dec 1989

2 years

Dr Sushma Sharma


Jan 1990 – Dec 1991

2 years

Ms.  Rekha Sharma


Jan 1992 – Dec 1996

4 years

Dr  Santosh Jain Passi

Ms Pramila Kabra

Jan 1997 – Dec 1998

2  years

Dr Veenu Seth

Dr Alka Mohan Chutani

Jan 1999 – Dec 2001

3 years

Mrs. Saroj Bala Chadha

Ms. Anupama Sethi

Jan 2002 – Dec 2005

4 years

Mrs. Rekha Sharma

Ms Anuja Agarwala

Jan 2006 – Dec 2007

1 year

Dr Alka Mohan Chutani

Ms Swapna Chaturvedi

Jan 2008 – Dec 2010

3 years

Ms Anuja Agarwala

(Officiated for Dr Alka)

Ms Swapna Chaturvedi

Jan 2011 – Dec 2014




April 2015  onwards

4 years

Ms Anuja Agarwala




Ms. Neelanjana Singh

Ms Swapna Chaturvedi




Ms. Shilpa Thakur



2.         Members of Delhi Chapter


Life members –

Associate members –

Annual members -


3.         Achievements of Delhi Chapter

a)         Two National Presidents from Delhi Chapter

            1986 – 1987                Mrs. Pratima Kaushik

            2011 – 2014                Mrs. Rekha Sharma


b)         NUTRA Excellence Award  2014:  International & Programme Advisory Council of NUTRA INDIA Summit selected Indian Dietetic Association (IDA)  for the NUTRA Excellence Award. On behalf of IDA, award was received by National President - Mrs Rekha Sharma at the Grand Ball Room, The Lalit Ashok at Bangalore on Thursday, March 13, 2014.  Delhi chapter is proud that this award was announced at a time while Ms Rekha Sharma who is the member of Delhi Chapter was the National President of IDA too.  

c)         Delhi Chapter held 4 National conferences – all at AIIMS

            1986 – Hosted by Mrs Pratima Kaushik.

            199932nd Annual National Conference

                        Theme: Dietetics in the next Millennium

            200437th Annual National Conference

                        Theme: Dietetics – A road to Healthy Living

            201144th Annual National Conference

                        Theme: Pediatrics to Geriatric Nutrition: emerging trends and Challenges


d)         Delhi chapter successfully launched two “Continuing Professional Development” workshops in 2012 on trial basis. The theme of the workshops were:

            - How to write research papers

            - Information retrieval and bibliography management

            At least one CPD workshop  / year will become a regular feature. One CPD workshop on “Diet therapies in epilepsy” for senior dieticians, Academicians and doctors is scheduled on 3-4 October 2016.  


e)         Delhi chapter announced “Mrs. Pratima Kaushik Award”  for best paper by practicing dietitians which will given during the Annual Conference of IDA. Late (Mrs) Pratima Kaushik was first Dietitian of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. This Award was announced in 2011 by the  then President of Delhi Chapter, Ms Anuja Agarwala after the grand success of the Annual National Conference held at AIIMS, New Delhi. 


f)         Delhi chapter ranks second highest in IDA, membership list (highest being Mumbai)


 4.       Chapter Office Email address: idadelhichapter@gmail.com


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