India, The name may allude to either the area of Greater India (the Indian subcontinent) or to the Republic of India. India is authoritatively known as Republic of India (IAST: Bharat Ganarajya).
India is a large South Asian nation with numerous parcel of land –from Himalayan crests to Indian Ocean coastline. On the south, India ventures into and is limited by the Indian Ocean – specifically, by the Arabian Sea on the southwest, the Laccadive Sea toward the south, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast. The most elevated Himalayan top is K2 or Godwin Austin (asserted) 8,611 m (28,251.3 ft) and Kangchenjunga (managed) 8,598 m (28,208.7 ft). The Coordinates of India is 21°N 78°E. The diversity in Indian scape gives it a feel of a whole continent.
The Economy of India is the seventh-largest in the world by nominal GDP and the third-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP).Before India's autonomy from Britain in 1947, just 25 restorative schools existed in the whole nation. Today, there are more than 355. In 1951, doctors over the field of neurology and neurosurgery joined to make the Neurological Society of India (NSI). After four decades in 1991, neurologists fanned out to build up a different association called the Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN). Professor Baldev Singh, Dr. Vimla Virmani, Dr. M. C. Maheshwari and Dr. Gulshan K. Ahuja are names who played major role in the growth of neurology. The formation of the Neurological Society of India (NSI) in 1951 was a major initiative of the four stalwarts, Dr. Jacob Chandy, Dr. Baldev Singh, Dr. B. Ramamurthy and Dr. S. T. Narasimhan with all specialties of neurosciences involved in the activities and growth of the society. The different Neurology Journals are also beneficial in promiting the research work. NIMHANS (National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences), SCTIMST (Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology) Kerala, AIIMS, Delhi, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research- Chandigarh, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences- Lucknow and Christian Medical College-Vellore are few prestigious institutes of neurology in India.