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GNRC Hospitals
Industry Healthcare
Founded 1987
Founder Dr. Nomal Chandra Borah[1]
Headquarters Guwahati, India
Area served
Northeast India

GNRC (formerly known as Guwahati Neurological Research Centre) is a healthcare centre in North East India.[1] It was established in 1987 by neurologist Nomal Chandra Borah. At present, it operates three hospitals - GNRC Dispur, GNRC Sixmile, and GNRC Medical.[2]


Year/ Date Milestone
1984 Guwahati Neurological Research Centre, the first Neurology Clinic in North East India, was set up at Maligaon in the outskirts of Guwahati, with EEG and Lab services
5 January 1987 Guwahati Neurological Research Centre Private Ltd started its first Neuro Sciences Hospital in North East India[3]
27 February 1987 GNRC Hospital installed the first CT Scan machine (Hitachi-CTW 400) in the entire North Eastern region of India
1989 GNRC Hospitals conducted the First Micro Neurosurgery in North East India
1992 First ICU of Northeast India was set up at GNRC with eight beds and in the same year GNRC Hospital successfully conducted the First Stereotactic Surgery of the region
21 July 1994 ICU of Institute of Neurological Sciences was inaugurated by Honorable Late Chief Minister of Assam Mr. Hiteswar Saikia
April, 1995 First MRI machine of Northeast India was installed at GNRC Hospital
1997 Coronary Care Unit launched and Cardiology services started at GNRC Hospital
10 January 1998 GNRC Heart Institute was inaugurated by Honorable Governor of Assam Lt. Gen. (Retd.) S.K. Sinha
25 April 1999 Cardiovascular Surgery Unit and First Cath lab of North East India was established at GNRC hospital
2000 Critical Care services were started at GNRC Hospital
2001 Joint Replacement surgery was started at GNRC Hospital
19 January 2001 Guwahati Neurological Research Centre Private Ltd was registered as GNRC Ltd.
5 January 2003 Free Ward facilities started
26 June 2003 GNRC Hospital was accredited with ISO 9001:2000
4 January 2004 Regional Stroke Centre launched at GNRC Hospital
5 July 2004 Asian Institute of Nursing Education was established; affiliated to SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai
24 August 2005 GNRC Hospital was accredited with ISO 14001:2004[4]
25 August 2004 GNRC Medishops were established[5]
19 January 2006 Life First Ambulance, the first Cardiac Ambulance with all life support facilities in North East India was launched
13 October 2006 GNRC Epilepsy Clinic, the first dedicated Epilepsy clinic of North East India was launched
10 September 2007 GNRC Swasthya Magazine was launched
4 February 2008 Second Hospital under GNRC Ltd was opened to the public at Sixmile, Guwahati
11 January 2011 GNRC Assure was launched[6]
17 December 2011 GNRC Pain Clinic inaugurated[7]
5 January 2012 GNRC completes 25 years of its service to the people[8]
21 March 2012 GNRC Medireach, a social initiative of GNRC Hospitals launched for the rural people of Assam.
1 October 2012 Outpatient services started in GNRC North Guwahati
1 January 2014 GNRC Medical starts operation in North Guwahati
18 June 2014 World Bank Group awards India Development Marketplace grant To GNRC[9]


  1. ^ a b "GNRC to set up 2 SBUs to provide healthcare in N-E". The Economic Times. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
  2. ^ "You can make a state-of-the-art hospital out of bamboo". Quartz. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Think Capital Report" (PDF). Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  4. ^ "GNRC Hospital Accrediation". Medical Wellness Centers. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  5. ^ "GNRC opens brand shops". The Telegraph. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Holistic healthcare plan launched". The Assam Tribune. Archived from the original on 9 December 2014. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  7. ^ "GNRC opens First Pain Clinic of Assam". Assam Times. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Silver jubilee". The Sentinel. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  9. ^ "World Bank Group sanctions $150,000 grant to GNRC". Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 9 December 2014.

External links

  • Official website

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