Dr. Arun Mitra, an ear, nose, and throat surgeon in Ludhiana, Punjab state, India, is a member of the Board of IPPNW and was the lead organizer of the 18th IPPNW World Congress in New Delhi. He is National Senior Vice President of Indian Doctors for Peace and Development (IDPD).

He has been actively involved in the peace movement since his student days in the All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation (AIPSO) and, as a medical student, he was National President of All India Medicos Federation. He has been the chairman of the Ethical Committee of the Punjab Medical Council, and is presently a member of the core committee of Alliance of Doctors for Ethical Healthcare in India.