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PGI Chandigarh


Sounds of Silence

June 01, 2019 12:10 am

Six months ago, 27-year-old Gurleen quit her job at the PGI Chandigarh to be the lead vocalist and guitarist of the group, motivated by Vikram Singh, a percussionist, who believed that she was made for music, and thus, Soul’s Diet was born.

Chandigarh hospital gains in translation, thanks to professor from Karnataka

May 13, 2019 7:08 am

Dharenavar started holding classes for the doctors around three years ago, sometimes under a tree on the campus, often in the canteen. Today, the lessons have spilled over to WhatsApp, too, in a group called ‘Punjabi Ma Boli’.

Chandigarh: No PGI name in events, faculty told

August 26, 2018 7:37 am

A circular, issued last week, also directed that the PGI director or deans should not be made patrons

PGI Chandigarh: Amrit outlet likely to come up at Advance Trauma Centre by month-end

August 09, 2018 7:42 am

Currently, there are five outlets of Amrit at the institute, which are providing medicines at a discount of up to 60 per cent. The official stated that over 300 drugs would remain available at this new outlet.

PGI governing body clears over 800 new medical, technical posts

June 29, 2018 3:35 am

Union Health Minister J P Nadda, who is the president of PGI and chairman of the governing body of the institute, chaired the governing body meet of the institute.

Chandigarh: ROTTO takes organ donation awareness drive to college

December 29, 2017 5:20 am

PGI, this year, conducted the highest number of cadaver donations compared to previous years.

PGI blocks Facebook, YouTube to curb excessive use of social media

October 01, 2017 12:56 am

A PGI doctor said “This decision cannot be appreciated because doctors are using YouTube mostly for academic reasons and no one can access it.”

Cleanliness of PGI labs to be checked during event

July 16, 2017 6:10 am

A PGI statement said the event would be held from July 17-23 as a mark of awareness of professionalism and self-evaluation of medical laboratory ethics for better patient care

Lung transplant: PGI doctors stress need for funds for financially weak patients

July 13, 2017 9:19 am

On July 11, the PGIMER became the country’s first government hospital to conduct lung transplant. The cost of the transplant is being borne by the institute after it was found that the family of the recipient belong to low socioeconomic status (SES).

Unregistered ambulances inside Chandigarh PGI: NGOs had flagged the issue but authorities took no action

June 07, 2016 3:49 am

Member of Panchkula-based trust says sent a letter to Red Cross Society and PGI administration; PGI spokeswoman claims not ‘aware of any such letter’.