The Delhi Ophthalmological Society was formed on 4th May, 1948 after the 9th AIOS conference held at Delhi. The reception committee of the AIOS conference consisted of Dr. S.N. Mitter as the organizing secretary and Dr. Tejpal Saini as assistant secretary. All the Ophthalmologists of Delhi became members of the organizing committee. After the conference all the Reception Committee members were enrolled as founder members of the newly formed Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS). Dr. Tej Pal Saini was elected as convener of the society. Dr. D.D. Kapoor, Dr. D.C. Loomba and Dr. Bodh Raj Sabharwal were requested to draft the constitution.