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PGIMER Chandigarh


‘Only silver lining,’ says PGI’s Dr Ritesh Agarwal on receiving two awards amid pandemic

January 30, 2021 5:52 am

Adding another feather in his hat, Dr Agarwal has been given the distinct honour of ICMR Chaturvedi Ghanshyam Dass Jaigopal Memorial Award (Immunology) 2019 for his significant contributions in the field of immunology.

Ahead of faculty selection at PGIMER, issue of nepotism in the institution comes to fore

December 16, 2020 10:12 am

The selection committee is expected to sit for a round of faculty selections from December 19 to 24 and then again in January, and the letter has seen the light of day a few days before the start of the important and valuable process.

Chandigarh: PGI wins National Award as ‘Best Hospital’ for 4th time

November 28, 2020 5:45 am

Adding to the accolades was another milestone as Dr Navdeep Bansal, Transplant Coordinator at PGIMER, was awarded ‘Best Transplant Coordinator’ award during the event.

Preliminary data of PGI’s Sero Survey finds 7.6% in Chandigarh exposed to Covid-19

October 04, 2020 2:46 am

Briefing about the Sero Survey, PGIMER Director Professor Jagat Ram said, “We are at a very preliminary stage of the study which is aimed at identifying the sero prevalence of Covid-19 at the community level and monitoring the transmission trends. It is too premature to say anything conclusively.”

‘Covid infection leads to two types of cardiac complications: acute & chronic’

September 30, 2020 12:20 pm

Patients with underlying heart disease are at increased risk of complications such as intensive care unit admission, ventilator support and also death, following Covid infection.

Chandigarh: PGI doctor awarded Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Prize for 2020

September 27, 2020 2:02 am

Dr Ritesh Agarwal, who got the prize, has been systematically exploring this perplexing disease over the last ten years and has more than 90 publications describing the epidemiology, diagnosis, management, and several first-time descriptions.

First dose of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine administered to 3 people at PGIMER

September 26, 2020 6:04 am

At least three people were administered the first dose of the vaccine on Friday at PGIMER, as they met all the required parameters.

Chandigarh: PGI calls for volunteers for Phase 2 trials of Oxford Covid vaccine

August 29, 2020 1:24 am

The Principal Investigator for the trial at PGIMER, Dr Madhu Gupta said trials will most likely begin in the first week of September. The project staff has already been finalised by the internal committee of the institute, with all the facilities in place.

PGIMER MD/MS counselling, MSc entrance exam results 2020 declared: How to check

July 12, 2020 11:36 am

PGIMER MD/MS counselling, MSc entrance exam results 2020: All the selected candidates are directed to report for joining from July 15 to 18. Check result at

ICMR identifies PGI for validation of rapid antigen detection assays for Covid

June 30, 2020 12:58 pm

The procedure is said to help in keeping track of the increasing number of COVID-19 patients and provide easy access for detecting patients on a large scale within a short span of time.