The Indian Academy of Neuroscience (IAN) came to existence in 1982 with the tireless effort of Late Prof. K.P. Bhargava, Padma Shri Late Prof. Mahdi Hasan, Prof. S.S. Parmar, Prof. B.N. Dhawan – Executive Council, Prof. P.K. Seth and other renowned neuroscientists. IAN Aligarh local chapter proposal was initiated in the 32nd IAN Annual meeting at Bengaluru in 2014. Thereafter, this was further approved by IAN executive council and finally announced in the general body meeting of 33rd annual meeting of IAN at Punjab University in 2015.