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  • March 2017

    NIHS cricket teamreached semifinals of Bengal Physiotherapy Cricket League

    9th Institutional Ethics committee meeting conducted for MPT students’ Research Paper

    1st BPT students got 20 Distinction marks in Physiology and Bio Chemistry at WBUHS examination

    2nd BPT students got 2 Distinction in Exercise Therapy-II & Electrotherapy-II at WBUHS examination

  • February 2017

    Director Dr. Shabnam Agarwal, faculty Dr. Sourov Saha & Dr. Tapas Kumar Pal along with Post graduate students attended SIPCON at Bangalore

    Director Dr. Shabnam Agarwal presented Symposium at SIPCON at Bangalore

    Faculty Dr. Sourov Saha & Dr. Tapas Kumar Pal presented Paper at SIPCON, Bangalore

    NIHS Post graduate student presented Poster at SIPCON, Bangalore

    3rd BPT students got 6 Honours marks in Surgery & Orthopaedics at WBUHS examination

  • January 2017

    NIHS celebrates its Annual day at Kalakunj

    NIHS releases it’s college magazine ‘Sankalp’

    Faculty Dr. Tanusree Basak & Dr Tapas Kumar Pal attended Bharat Special Olympic training program Hossiarpur, Panjub

    Faculty Dr. Gargi RoyChoudhuri attended Physiocon (Physiology Conference) at Midnapore

  • January 2017

    Faculty Dr. Anwesh Pradhan & Dr. Sourov Saha with BPT students went to attend International Physiocon 2017 at Kanyakumari

    NIHS students went for excursion at Kanyakumari

    NIHS secured 3rd place in intercollege cultural competition at International Physiocon 2017 at Kanyakumari

    Faculty Dr. Anwesh Pradhan received M. G. MOKASHI BEST PHYSIOTHERAPIST AWARD at International Physiocon 2017

  • January 2017

    Faculty Dr. Anwesh Pradhan & Dr, Sourov Saha conducted scientific session as resource person

    NIHS participated as Recovery Partner for Kolkata Full Marathon where Mr. Sachin Tendulkar flag off the race

    NIHS students secured 3rd prize in Model presentation, 1st prize in Essay writing, 1st prize in Poster presentation, 2nd prize in Cultural competition at WBIAP state conference

    Faculty Dr. Anwesh Pradhan & Dr. Sourov Saha conducted scientific session at WBIAP state conference

  • December 2016

    Free Physiotherapy camp and mobility aids distribution on 4th December at Nopany Physiotherapy clinic to celebrate World Disability Day

    NIHS distributed Free mobility aids at Mollarpur, Birbhum on 3rd December

    Dr. Tanusree Basak & Dr Tapas Kumar Pal attended State Athletic Meet of Special Olympic Bharat as Clinical Directors

  • November 2016

    NIHS team organized Free Physiotherapy camp at Mollarpur, Birbhum

  • October 2016

    NIHS received overwhelming response for BPT & MPT admission

    New batch for BPT & MPT starts with full capacity

  • September 2016

    WORLD PHYSIOTHERAPY DAY on 8th Septmeber 2016
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Dr. Shabnam Agarwal

Dr. Shabnam Agarwal

Associate Professorand Director Education (Nopany Group of Institutions)


  • PhD, Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Western Australia (2011)
  • M.Sc Physiotherapy, University of Wales, College of Medicine (Cardiff) (1998)

Area of Competence

  • Education strategies and development
  • Administration
  • Research & Analysis
  • Physiotherapy Clinical skills

Specialist Courses Taught

  • Cervical spine muscle and movement dysfunctions
  • Therabands, Ball and Balance
  • Research Methodology
  • Kinesio taping

Work Experience

  • Director Education, Nopany Group of Institutions, since 2002.
  • Working as Chief Physiotherapist, Department of Physiotherapy since 1993.
  • Worked as a physiotherapist in Spastics Society of Eastern India 1992-1993.

Teaching Experience

  • Research Methodology
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Academic Activities

  • West Bengal University of Health Sciences
  • MGM University, Navi Mumbai
  • Manipal University, Manipal

Research Project Guided

  • Prevalence and Risk Factors of Low Back Pain Among Auto-Rickshaw Drivers In Urban Kolkata
  • Effects of Flexibility and Proprioceptive Training on Balance in Older Adults
  • Comparison of Carry-over effects of Two Stretching Protocols on Hamstring Flexibility
  • Effectiveness of an Elastic Bank Exercise Protocol in Tricompartmental Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Effects of Isometric Neck Exercise in Sub-acute Neck Pain: A Comparison of Conventional Method versus Elastic Band
  • Prevalence and risk factors of Neck Pain in school teachers in Kolkata


  • Effectiveness of an elastic band exercise protocol in tri-compartmental osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Clinical prediction rule for responders to surgical management of spondylotic cervical radiculopathy at one year
  • Clinical prediction rule for cervical radiculopathy at 3 and 12 months follow-up
  • Segmental cervical vertebral motion and clinical outcomes
  • Segmental radiographic hypomobility- role in cervical radiculopathy presented
  • Reliability and validity of the hindi version of the neck pain and disability scale in cervical radiculopathy patients
  • Evaluation of cervical range of motion in a cervical radiculopathy patient group and a matched control group using the spint-t goniometer
  • The reliability of the spin t cervical goniometer in measuring cervical range of motion in an asymptomatic indian population
  • A study of the pattern of muscle involvement in guillain barre' syndrome

Conference & Presentation

  • Attended the World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015, Singapore.
  • Attended the IASM CON, January 9-11, 2015, Mumbai
  • Speaker at the theme symposium on ‘Role of Physiotherapy in Women’s Health’, at the 12th IAP con, Kolkata.
  • ‘Marketing Mantra for Physiotherapists’ a debate at the 50th Annual conference of the IAP, Mumbai.
  • Speaker on the topic ‘Post graduation education-a global perspective’ at the 50th Annual conference of the IAP, Mumbai.
  • Invited as a Judge/ Chairperson for Scientific Sessions at the Annual Conference of the IAP, January 7-9, 2011, Pune.
  • Attended the 16th International WCPT Congress, World Physical Therapy 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Was moderator of the theme symposium ‘ Physiotherapist in service of global health anddisease’ - at the WCPT AWP & IAP congress 2009
  • Invited to Frankfurt, Germany by Theraband Academy, USA, to train as a Theraband Instructor, June 2007.
  • Was the Scientific convenor of the Annual Conference of the IAP, January 2-4, 2007, Kolkata.
  • Invited speaker for the conference theme symposium ‘Exercises -a physiotherapist’sdomain’ at the Annual Conference of the IAP, January , 2006, Ahmedabad.
  • Judged/ Chaired Scientific Sessions at the Annual Conference of the IAP, January ,2006,Ahmedabad.
  • Conducted a Course on Cervical Spine and Upper Quadrant Muscle Dysfunction at Westbank Hospital, Kolkata on January, 2005.
  • Attended the 42nd Annual Conference of the IAP from February 15-17 at Jaipur.
  • Attended a Course on Dynamic Stability and Muscle Balance of the Cervical Spine and UpperQuadranton June 15-18, 2000 held at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, U.K.
  • Attended the McKenzie Course (Part B) on June 8-10, 2000 held at the King’s Mill Centre, Sutton-in-Ashfield, U.K.
  • Attended the McKenzie Course (Part A) from April 27- 30, 1998 at Chepstow, U.K.
  • Attended the Pre-conference Course on Manual Medicine, Mulligan Concept on January 8 & 9, 1997 at Kolkata.


  • Life member in Indian Association of Physiotherapist
  • Founder member Society of Indian Physiotherapist
  • Confederation of Indian Industries CII
  • Society of Indian Physiotherapists

Editorial Activities

  • Journal of the IAP – Editorial Board
  • JSIP - editor



Awards & Recognition

  • Significant Contribution Award 2016 for excellent academic contribution in the field of physiotherapy, at the 1st International Physiotherapy Conference, Organized by Department of physiotherapy, JanardanRai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, march 18-20, 2016.
  • Best Clinician Award, received at the 1stPiCON, Bhubneshwar, March 2015.
  • CP Nair Oration award for professional contribution and excellence in research and academics by the IAP, 2009 at the 4th WCPT -AWP and IAP congress, Mumbai, 25th January, 2009.
  • Senior Science Paper Award at the 46th Annual Conference of the IAP, Dehradun, 2008
  • Best Senior Science Paper Award at the 41st Annual Conference of the IAP, Mumbai, 2003
  • Best Junior Science Paper Award at the 37th Annual Conference of the IAP, Chennai, 1999.
  • Best Junior Science Paper Award at the 35th Annual Conference of the IAP, Calcutta, 1997
  • Best Student’s Award at the Annual Conference of the I.A.P., 1993.
  • Gold Medal - Dip. P.T. (1992)
  • Governor’s Medal - 1991.
  • Silver Medal at the All India Basic Leadership Camp, New Delhi, 1990.

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