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Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla (District Shimla)
Himachal Pradesh, IndiaPin Code : 171001
Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla Himachal Pradesh is a recognised institute / college. Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla Himachal Pradesh is also known as IGMC Shimla. Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla Himachal Pradesh was established on / in 1966.
Principal of Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla Himachal Pradesh is Dr. Surender Kashyap, Dr KP Chaudhary (Offtg Principal), Dr. Satinder Singh Kaushal.
Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) is situated in Shimla of Himachal Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Shimla comes under Shimla Tehsil, Shimla District.
Fax # of Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla Himachal Pradesh is +91-177-2658339.
Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla Himachal Pradesh are 09418025148.
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Website of Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla Himachal Pradesh is http://www.igmcshimla.org/.
Contact Details of Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla Himachal Pradesh are : Telephone: +91-177-2804251, 2808011, 2805502, 2658263, 28832208
CoursesIndira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla Himachal Pradesh runs course(s) in Medical stream(s).
M.B.B.S Master in Medicine(M.D.) Master in Surgery(M.S.) PG Diploma in Anaestheiology, Clinical Pathology, Oto-rhino-Laryngology, Paediatrics, Radio-Diagnosis, Orthopaedics
Diploma in Anesthesia
Diploma in Child Health
Diploma in Clinical Pathology
Diploma in Orthopaedics
Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis
MD - Anaesthesiology
MD - Community Medicine
MD - Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
MD - General Medicine
MD - Microbiology
MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
MD - Paediatrics
MD - Physiology
MD - Radio Diagnosis
MD - Radiothrapy
MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine
MS - Anatomy
MS - ENT
MS - General Surgery
MS - Ophthalmology
MS - Orthopaedics
Approval details: Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) is affiliated with Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
Profile of Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC)About Shimla
Himachal Pradesh is a mountainous State in the lap of Western Himalayas. It is nested with high mountains, peaks and passes, green valleys, deep gorges with turbulent rivers, lakes, forests of pines, oaks, apple orchards, and above all snow and glaciers. From the times immemorial, it is known as Dev Bhoomi- the Abode of Gods. It is also the most peaceful and least polluted State in India. Ravi, Beas, Satluj, Chenab, Chandrabhaga and Yamuna flow gorgeously through the State. It provides ample opportunities for winter sports, trekking and aero-sports.
The State is endowed with scenic beauty. Shimla is the capital of the State, which has glorious distinctions of being the summer capital of British India and still known for its elitist schools. It is also adored as the queen of hill stations and it attracts tourists all around the year from India and abroad. Shimla is about 400 Km from Delhi and is well connected by air, rail and road to all parts of India. It is situated at an altitude of 2200 meter and latitude 31o 68 N, longitude 77o 13 E. The temperature ranges between 14oC to 28oC in summer and 3oC to 10o C in winter.
The State has three Universities including Forestry and Agriculture, two Government Medical Colleges and one Government Dental College. There are a number of tourist attractions in the state. The main places of interest include the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Kufri, the golf course at Naldehra, the Gaiety theatre, Chail Palace, etc
Message - Dean Cum Principal
I welcome you to IGMC website. Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Shimla is a tertiary care teaching hospital for the state of Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh is one of the progressive states of India located in the North Western Himalayan region of India and has a population of approximately six million. IGMC is a Post Graduate Institute which was established in the year 1966. The institute shall be admitting 100 under graduate students for MBBS course every year in addition to Post Graduate students in different specialities. It is one of the very few medical colleges in the Govt. sector which has excellent teaching, training and clinical facilities.The institute has full time non practicing dedicated faculty.
The facilities such as hostels for boys and girls, resident doctors and nurses are well furnished. The college library has approximately 8000 books and almost 140 journals are subscribed every year. In addition e-library facility has also been made functional. The institute provides excellent and peaceful environment for studies in the beautiful suroundings. The 743 bedded Indira Gandhi Hospital which is attached to the college for clinical training has excellent state of the art facilities including MRI, CT scan and state of the art laboratories. The super specialities such as Cardiology and Cardiothoricic Surgery are well established providing facilities such as Cardiac Cath and Open Heart Surgery. The hospital has well established Orthopedic Centre, Regional Cancer Centre and facilities for endoscopy, bronchoscopy and urological services are available.
I am sure students joining IGMC for undergraduate and post graduate studies would enjoy their stay in this institution.
With best wishes.
Dr. Surender Kashyap
Dean-cum-Principal Faculty of Medical Sciences
MD(Med.), DNB(Resp. Dis.), FCCP, FICP, FNCCP(I),FICS, UICC Fellow
Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla (IGMC) came into being in 1966 at Snowdon which was the residence of Lord Kitchnar (1873-74) the erstwhile Commander-in Chief of British-Indian Army. Over the years, the Medical College has grown to a stature of a modern and prestigious medical institution in the Country.
The college is having 29 departments equipped with latest machinery and equipments. Several of its alumini are the faculty members in well known Medical Colleges in India and abroad. Multi-storied buildings at Snowdon, Kamla Nehru hospital together contribute 872 beds to IGMC. Sophisticated equipments like MRI Scan, C.T. Scan, Cobalt Units, Gamma Camera, Selectron, Upper G.I. Endoscope, Colonoscope,Bronchoscopy, Nuclear Medicine facilities, ERCP, Ultrasonography, Haemodialysis, Pulmonary function test including diffusion studies and blood gas analyzer, Intensive Care Unit, Pacemaker, Holter Monitor, Colour Doppler Echo-cardiography, image intensifier for orthopaedics and Cardiology. Tread mill test, E.C.G.,Laparoscopic surgery, transurethral resectoscope, laser and microwave diathermy for physiotherapy are in operation. Open Heart Surgery is also now operational.
There is a library maintained by the college for the students/staff. The library contains books on all the topics related to medical field. IGMC, Shimla consists of 2 sets of hostels viz. BHABA, RAMAN and Girls hostels maintained by the college.
Following are some of the facilities provided by the Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla. The hospitals attached to IGMC have total bed strength of 872. Expansion plans are going on despite the constraint of land in hilly terrain of Shimla. New OPD block in IGMC has been made operational and now the patients has better sitting place in sanitized environment. The new OPD block which is named as E block was dedicated to the people of the Pradesh by Honble Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh Ji on 19th November 2005. The Kamla Nehru Hospital has now been named as State Hospital for women and Children providing facilities in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Neonatology. New indoor block in main complex has been completed and a separate examination hall has also been provided. The hostel facility has been provided and rooms have been alloted to students at Blessington and more blocks are to be added in very near future.The college now provides the facilities of Open Heart Surgery for the benefit the poor patients requiring this facility, thus saving money and time.
The state of the art MRI facility has been started this year with the dedicatication of this facility to the people of the Pradesh by Honble Chief Minister on 26th January 2006.The computerization of IGMC is on and soon most of the departments will be fully computerized. A six bedded ICU is also under construction. This college is also imparting training to Nurses, Radiographers, O.T. Asst., Para Medical Ophthalmic Assistants and Laboratory Technicians. Indira Gandhi Medical college is one of the few colleges in India to have fiber optic endoscopy and C.T. Scan equipment.Closed heart surgery including pace maker (insertion is also available).
* All patients will be treated free of charge for first 24 hour of reporting in emergency.
* No charge will be levied for procedures and investigations and available consumables for first 24 hours except special investigation and procedures like CT, MRI etc.
* Patients shifted from casualty to general ward or private wards would be charged at prescribed rate for respective charges from time he/she is shifted.
Declaration of Poor Patients
* All patients admitted possessing IRDP/ BPL Card / Certificate and recommended Poor Free Treatment by concerned unit Heads will be decided at the level of Medical Superintendent. All patients without BPL/ IRDP Card and recommended by HOD will be sent to Medical Superintendent / Principal IGMC.
* Students (MBBS, Nursing and B. Sc.) treated in their Sick rooms will be free.
* All patients of Cancer/ Tuberculosis/ Leprosy admitted in Private / Special Ward will have to pay the admissible charges. Cancer and Tuberculosis patients in general wards will be free.
* Treatment of Freedom Fighters will be free.
* Special ward/ Private wards will be allotted/allowed to Govt. Employees with Basic Pay more than Rs-10,000/-(Unrevised). All the patients getting re-imbursement from Government or covered under insurance will be charged as paying >10,000/-.
* Consumable not available will be bought by patient.
* The team of CTVS department was awarded with State Award Himachal Civil Services Award in the year 2010 for starting open heart surgeries and performing 500 open heart surgeries.
* Dr. Brij, Sharma, Astt. Prof. Gastroenterology was awarded with Best Resident award in AIIMS, New Delhi for his tenure in AIIMS, New Delhi.
* Ist Nursing College in Govt. Sector in Himachal Pradesh namely Sister Nivedita Govt. Nursing College Shimla was inaugurated by Honble Chief Minister of H.P. on 23-08-2010.
* New 64 slice CT scan machine and 2nd Telecobalt unit was inaugurated by Honble Chief Minister of H.P. on 23-08-2010.
* Ist Eye Bank of the State was made functional w.e.f. 23-08-2010 and two optical penetrating eye grafting has been performed successfully.
* Separate Department of Immunohaematology and Blood Transfusion has also been started.
* Medical Council of India permitted IGMC, Shimla to increase the MBBS seats to 100 from existing 65 from the academic session 2010 -11.
Members of Pharmacovigilance Committee of IGMC Shimla
1.*Dr. Surender KAshyap, Principal*Chairperson
2.*Dr. K.S. Rana, Sr. Med. Supdt.*Member
3.*Dr. S.S. Minhas, HOD, Surgery*Member
4.*Dr. S.S. Kaushal, HOD, Medicine*Member
5.*Dr. Anil Kanga, HOD,Microbiology*Member
6.*Dr. Vinay shankar, HOD, Dermatology*Member
7.*Dr. (Ms.) KB Gupta, Prof. OBG*Member
8.*Dr. S.R. Majta, HOD, Com. Med.*Member
9.*Dr. A.K. Ashao, HOD, Pharmacology*Member Secy.
Functions of the Ethics Committee
* Research relating activities which inoilve human aspects.
* Thorough examination of the projects
* Functioning and teaching of UGs/PGs students in the institution.
* Better Hospital services.
Committee for prevention of Sexual Harasment
In compliance to the judgement of the Honble Supreme Court Communicated by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment Himachal Pradesh vide their letter No. 6-10/87-Wel W W dated 5th August, 2004 a Complaint Committee consisting of the following, is hereby constituted to prevent Sexual Harassment of women at work place inIndira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla:
Sr. No.*Name*Post*Contact No.
1.*Dr. (Mrs) Vijay KasuhalProf. and HeadDepartment of Pathology*Chairman*9418670016
2.*Dr. (Mrs) Saroj JaswalProf. and HeadDepartment of Biochemistry *Member*9416442345
3.*Dr. (Mrs) Santosh MinhasProf. and HeadDepartment of OBG,KNH, Shimla *Member*9418022048
4.*President, Nurses AsociationIGMC, Shimla*Member*9418084317
5.*President Paramedical AssociatonIGMC, Shimla*Member*---------
6.*President NGO IGMC, Shimla*Member*9418165122
7.*Administrative OfficerIGMC, Shimla*Member*0177-2658263
8.*Prinicpal College of NursingIGMC, Shimla*Member*9418938490
9.*Assistant Controller,(F and A)IGMC, Shimla*Member*0177-2807682
10. *Superintendent, Gr.1, Academic SectionIGMC, Shimla*Member Secretary*0177-2650866
The above committee shall meet periodically in general and immediately at the time of any complaint in particular to enquire into the complaint and to submit its findings to this office for taking further necessary action.
I.G. Medical College, Shimla
Institutions attached to the College
The Himachal Pradesh State Hospital known as Indira Gandhi Hospital (IGH) is attached to the college for imparting clinical instructions to the students in various subjects. In addition Kamla Nehru State Hospital for Mother and Child, Shimla and health institutions namely Primary Health Centre Mashobra for rural training and Urban Health Centre Boiluganj are also attached to the college.
Admission procedure for NRI
Presently, two seats in MBBS course are filled every year from NRI category in IG Medical College, Shimla, India. The candidate in the first instance has to get the prospectus from the Controller of Examination, Himachal Pradesh University Shimla, 1710005 (India) for the admission to under graduate medical courses in the year of admission, which is usually available in the month of May of the year of admission. The cost of the prospectus is approximately 50 US $. The candidate will submit the application dully filled along with the necessary documents to the Principal, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla 171001 within the prescribed dates as per the prospectus. The admission is offered based on the merit of the candidate as per the marks obtained in the 10+2 (medical) or equivalent examination. At present the tuition fee is 13000 US $ per year.
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Wanted for murder, Chhattisgarh couple ends life in Shimla hotelShimla Separate notes of crime confession and suicide found On the run from Chhattisgarh after being booked for the murder of a doctor, a man and a woman committed suicide at a hotel in Shimla early on Monday. The two are Sudeesh Kumar (28) of Durg district and Devi Vaidya (32) of Dhamtari district in Chhattisgarh.
Sudeesh was the private secretary of Congress leader Lekh Ram Sahu, the MLA of Kurud constituency in Dhamtari district, while Devi was also a political worker.They had been staying at Hotel Flora in Shimlas Lakkar Bazaar area near the Mall Road since June 19.According to the police, both had consumed poison and Devi called up the reception to seek medical help early in the morning. Both were rushed to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital where Sudeesh was declared dead on arrival, while Devi died later.
Superintendent of Police R M Sharma said: A suicide note signed by Sudeesh was recovered from the hotel room. He also left another note, confessing that he had planned the murder of Dr Avinash Ramteke and got it executed by his hired men in May. He said a postmortem had been conducted and the families of the deceased were on their way to claim the bodies.
According to the police, Devi was engaged to Ramteke and their families had fixed their wedding for earlier this year, but Devi was not in favour of it. Sudeesh had Devi secretly got married in February, they said.
While Avinash went missing on May 10, mutilated parts of his body were found in the forests of Dhamtari on May 31.
Talking to The Indian Express over phone, Durg Superintendent of Police Amit Kumar said Sudeesh and Devi had been booked under Sections 302, 201, 120 (b) and 365 of the IPC for abducting and killing Dr Avinash Ramteke.
Three of their accomplices were already arrested. The Chhattisgarh police had failed to locate the two in the state.
There have been a number of cases of couples committing suicide in Shimla hotels in the past. Earlier this year, IIT student Pragati Tibrewal was allegedly murdered in a hotel by her boyfriend Gaurav Verma, while a tourist from Punjab murdered his wife by pushing her off a cliff at Charabra near Kufri.
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