Dr S N Bhagwati Oration was instituted to honour the Founder President of the society, who has also served as the president of The International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery. The plans are to have the oration every other year. The chosen speaker will be a person who has the combination of the following qualities: international repute, renowned teacher, excellent research worker who has contributed to pediatric neurosurgery and above all a neurosurgeon par excellence. The first oration was delivered by Dr M Choux of France the second and third by Mr Sengupta of UK and Dr Harold Rekate of US. The other orators were Dr Di Rocco, Dr Oi and Dr Schijman.