Happening right after the festival of colors, Holi, the advent of PEDICON 2022 was no less colorful. The most-awaited pediatrics event of the year was inaugurated at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. This largest gathering of India’s renowned pediatricians was inaugurated by the honorable minister of women and child development and member of parliament, Mrs. Smriti Irani. Everyone on and off the stage was inspired by her aura and presence. Her recognition of the efforts of Indian pediatricians and the IAP to the cause of child health in India infused the audience with delight. Dr. Mahesh Sharma, respected member of parliament, was the guest of honor.
In addition, several dignitaries from the field of pediatrics graced the dais by their presence, including Dr. Remesh Kumar, Dr. Purna A. Kurkure, Dr. Samir Hasan Dalwai, Dr. Anil Bhandari, Dr. Piyush Gupta, Dr. Ruchira Gupta, Dr. Vineet Saxena, Dr. Upendra Kinjawadekar, Dr. Arvind Garg, Dr. K. Radhakrishna, Dr. Chetan Shah, Dr. Sudhir Mishra, and Dr. Harinder Singh.