The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India is the oldest speciality Journal
in the country started way back in the year 1950. It is being published every two
months with unfailing regularity and reaches over 23,500 Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
spread throughout the country. It is being mailed to most of the Medical College
Libraries in India and to the Libraries of the Teaching Hospitals affiliated to
Medical Colleges ensuring exposure and easy accessibility to Medical students, both
undergraduate and postgraduate ones. The projected readership of the Journal is
estimated at 1,50,000.
The Editorial Board publishes ethical advertisements relating to drugs, surgical
instruments, medical equipments, operation theatre accessories, books, medical conferences
The Journal of Obstetric & Gynecology of India is published since the last 58 years.
Our subscribers are spread across 198 member societies all affiliated to the FOGSI
(Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India) with 22500 members.
The niche value of the Journal is that it represents a microcosm of all that happens
in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology in India. Judging by the increasing number
of great quality articles received for publication the bar can only be raised At
this point of time India is rapidly moving in multiple ways to take its place amongst
the nations of the developed world. The Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology of India
too reflects this march into the 21st Century with a plethora of articles marking
all the recent advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology worldwide. This reflects the
thought, confidence, energy and a desire to excel amongst our subscribers (22500)
spread across the vast Indian subcontinent.
Our contributors are professors, consultants, private practitioners, researchers,
endocrinologists and post graduate students from urban and rural India. There are
articles which remind us of the massive problems faced by women in rural India and
their unique solutions offered by members of our fraternity. Issues about rural
obstetrics, contraception, maternal mortality, infant mortality, anemia and obstetric
hemorrhage too are given the same importance and consideration during the process
of publication, as are articles on the latest developments in infertility, endoscopy,
endocrinology, newer drugs and advanced vaginal surgery.
It has been an endeavor to make the Journal reader friendly to all our subscribers.
The production value of the Journal has greatly improved and a strict editorial
process has been followed for articles published representing modern India, about
to take off as well as rural India still coping with problems like anemia, Obstetric
hemorrhage is reduced but this is as yet not acceptable levels of maternal and infant
The Journal is a means of expression of its subscribers achievements, successes
and failures. The Journal educates, informs and sometimes provokes. The good quality
of the articles received is in no small measure due to the sustained efforts of
members of the Editorial Board to educate subscribers about the methodology and
presentation of research. Any article for publication undergoes an intense preliminary
scrutiny before being sent for a blinded peer review process. After the peer review
the Editors review and consider the article for publication.