I am very glad to know that the Prospectus 2019-20 for ICARE Institute of Medical Sciences and Researchand Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy Hospital, Haldia (IIMSAR)is going to be published. The establishment of thisinstitute and hospital in 2011 after overcoming anumber of unforeseen hurdles is, indeed, a land markachievement for Indian Centre for Advancement ofResearch and Education (ICARE). To-day, it is myproud privilege to introduce this first totally self-financed Medical College & Hospital in West Bengaland the only one in all over Purba Medinipur District.The Medical College along with the teaching hospitalhas been established with the twin objectives ofproducing much required really educated doctors totake care of the patients with humane touch as wellas to provide comprehensive health care to the peopleof the region at an affordable cost through its multi-disciplinary hospital.There is rapid development of the Institute along withthe Hospital through constant improvement ofinfrastructure & education facilities and introductionof more and more medical professionals. Now, thereis 100 intake per year in the MBBS course and thehospital is having 520 beds with all modern diagnosticfacilities. I am glad to note that the outdoor facilitiesat the hospital are available at free of cost. Indeed, thehospital is being run like a charitable concern whilethe charges being levied in the Indoor are very nominalin general and free for BPL category patients. We arealso going to introduce Post-Graduate courses verysoon in pre & para clinical subjects. This will be verymuch helpful for the development of medical educationand diagnostic facilities.I am sure that the Medical College along with theHospital will soon become a centre of excellenceto provide quality medical education as wellas best health care facilities all over theregion for public benefit.
Dr. Lakshman Chandra Seth