Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

PGI Chandigarh


Strike at PGI: 46 union members held, later released

November 17, 2022 9:50 am

The non-faculty staff of PGI has been holding peaceful protests since September 12, for implementation of the Supreme Court judgment regarding the backlog promotion scheme on continuous basis, among other demands.

PGI cardiac centre makes medical history with robotic surgery

September 01, 2022 12:45 am

The patient was 47 years old with coronary artery disease and 90% stenosis (abnormal narrowing) of major coronary arteries.

World Organ Donation Day 2022 PGI honours 17 families for impacting 66 lives

August 14, 2022 4:16 am

It was an emotional moment with everyone giving a standing ovation during the inaugural session as 17 donor families were honoured for their exemplary gesture amid their own tragedy, that impacted 66 lives.

NIRF Rankings 2022: PGI Chandigarh bags 2nd rank in medical category, fifth time in a row

July 17, 2022 11:08 am

Prof GD Puri, former dean, academics, PGI said, “We always strive to be number one. It’s a sum total of the efforts of all the stakeholders. PGI is doing great in medical education as well as clinical care”.

With fewer cases, hospitals revert Covid designated spaces to routine patient care

April 16, 2022 2:04 am

PGI’s department head of Pulmonary Medicine, Prof Ashutosh N Aggarwal said that almost all designated Covid-19 areas have now reverted to offering routine patient care services as the positivity rate remains 0.16 per cent.

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.