MKCG Medical College and Hospital

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MKCG Medical College and Hospital
MKCG Medical college logo 1.svg
Official Seal of MKCG Medical College
Motto in English
Freedom from Sickness to all people
Type Government college
Established 1962
Dean Radha Madhab Tripathy
Undergraduates 250 per year
Postgraduates 116 per year
4 per year
Location Brahmapur, Odisha, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations Medical Council of India
Website www.mkcgmch.org

MKCG Medical College and Hospital (full name Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College & Hospital), Brahmapur, Ganjam, Odisha is a government medical college and hospital that started functioning in 1962 as a medical college and 1966 as a hospital. Subsequently, the medical college and the attached hospital were renamed after the late Maharaja of Parlakhemundi, Ganjam, Krushna Chandra Gajapati.

Functioning

It operates with 23 clinical departments, 8 non-clinical and para-clinical departments and with 1190 beds. A tele-medicine unit, provided by the ISRO, is operational.

It imparts medical education to 250 undergraduate students, 116 post-graduate medical students, 2 DM (cardiology) anf 2 DM (endocrinology) superspeciality students, 80 diploma students in medical laboratory technology and 30 diploma students in medical radiation technology.

MKCG Medical College and Hospital, being the only major medical institution in Southern Odisha, also serves as a referral hospital. A blood bank is in a separate building in the medical compound. Recently[when?] the building for Regional Diagnostic Centre was completed, and it is ready to start functioning with facilities for a variety of sophisticated diagnosis and investigation.

The hospital has two new buildings, dedicated to a trauma centre and an improved neurology department. Within the compound there is a forensic and toxicology department; a new, upgraded, mortuary, in addition to this there is a new orthopaedics building; a new paediatrics building; and a new medicine building. There has been much infrastructure development like the Central Library, New Casualty Department, Microbiology Department and Oncology Department.

The Central Library is sanctioned with a budget of 9 crore. The building is designed according to AIIMS style. It has five floors.

Residential quarters are provided on the campus for the teaching and non-teaching staff of the college and hospital.

This medical college has the largest campus of the government medical colleges in Odisha.

Undergraduate courses

The college offers the four and half year MBBS course with one year compulsory rotating internship in affiliated hospitals to a maximum of 250 students per year.

Admission to this college in MBBS course is extremely competitive and strictly on the basis of merit. Out of 250, 38 seats are filled through national quota of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test conducted by the CBSE and the remaining 212 seats are filled through the state quota of the same exam held every year.

Student life

Undergraduate hostels

There are four men's hostels and three women's hostels on its campus for the students pursuing the MBBS course.

House officer's hostel

Post-graduate hostels

There are two PG hostels for men and one for women.

Sports facility

There is a large playground near men's hostel 2 in its campus that hosts annual athletic meet and sports events of the college. The campus has a basketball court near men's hostel 1, two volleyball courts, two outdoor badminton courts and one indoor badminton court.

See also

References

External links

  • MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur
  • http://www.mciindia.org/View_College_Details.aspx?ID=108
  • http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/article124408.ece
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