On behalf of the organising committee I welcome all of you to the land of Gods 'Devbhoomi” Dehradun for the academic feast to be held in the pleasant month of November. It is our pleasure to introduce the 24th National Conference of Research Society of Anaesthesiology clinical Pharmacology being organized by the department of Anaesthesiology & Pain management Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, HIHT University, Jolly Grant, Dehradun from November 14-16,2014 This symposium will bring forth the knowledge shared by some of the most prominent experts in their field. It will focus on the most recent developments in the clinical and practical aspects of Anaesthesiology. It is a great time for networking with key opinion leaders, your colleagues and with major companies specializing in medical devices, consumables and drugs for the sector. The focus of the scientific programme will be on state of the art presentations in our field as well as new insights into basic science, clinical research and therapeutic interventions. This symposium will explore aspects of anaesthetic care most likely to be associated with alterations in long-term outcome. The scientific committee are currently developing a programme that will consist of refresher course lectures, symposia, pro/con debates, panel discussions, luncheon sessions ,workshop and of course the opportunity for free paper and poster presentations. We very much hope you will join us in, one of the most beautiful and picturesque city in India for an excellent literary festival. Join your colleagues in this academic fest, build new relationships and at the same time unwind yourself.