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MKCG Medical College


MKCG Medical College

The Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College & Hospital, Brahmapur, Ganjam, Odisha, also popularly known as MKCG Medical College and Hospital, is a Government Medical College and Hospital which .

Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College & Hospital, Brahmapur, popularly known as M.K.C.G. Medical College & Hospital is set up by the Government of Odisha and functions under the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Odisha. The medical college was set up with the basic aim of providing medical and para-medical education, to produce excellent healthcare professionals for the community, as well as to render tertiary health care to the people of south-western Odisha. The medical college campus spans over an area of 162 Acres.This prestigious institution is the Alma Mater to more than 5000 M.B.B.S. graduates and more than 1000 postgraduates (M.D/M.S) and para-medics like nursing, medical laboratory techniciansetc. All the courses run by the institute are recognized by the professional bodies like Medical Council of India, AICTE, etc.
In the year 1961, the institution was started as an extension wing of S.C.B Medical College, Cuttack with an annual intake of 40 students. It was soon shifted to Brahmapur in the year 1962 and started functioning in the buildings ofthe District Head Quarter Hospital, popularly known as City Hospital, Brahmapur, using it as its teaching hospital.In 1963, the then Health Minister of Odisha, Late Dr. P.V. Jagannath Rao laid down the foundation stone of the present building. The building construction work started in 1966 and was completed in 1969. The building was inaugurated by Late Sri. R. N. Singh Deo, the then Chief Minister of Orissa on 21st February 1969. Thereafter, the college started functioning in its new building. But, the hospital still continued to function in the District Head Quarters Hospital, i.e. City Hospital until the construction of the present hospital building in the campus in the year 1973.Till date, City Hospital, Berhampur serves as the satellite hospital of this medical college for teaching and training of medical students.
Phone : 0680-2292746
EMail : prin_mkcgmcberhampur@yahoo.com, mkcgmc.bam@gmail.com
Website : www.mkcgmch.org

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