IDPD organized a seminar at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences Imphal in which large number of students and faculty participated. Dr Arun Mitra gave a presentation on “Prevention of war and violence – a medical challenge”. Dr M Nara Singh gave an account of the history of IPPNW and IDPD and highlighted their contribution toward promoting peace and health. Dr Deben Laishram director of the institute presided over the function. He lauded the role of IDPD and called upon the students to actively participate in its activities. Other who spoke at the meeting include Dr Chourjit Singh, Dr Th. Dhabali, Dr.T.Rajen Singh, Dr L Amarjit Singh. Many students participated in the interactive session and assured of participation in the 10th National conference of IDPD.