PGIMER receives online donations of Rs 32.5 lakh

People from several countries including Australia and Canada are coming forward to donate, but still the amount is very less as the number of poor patients is very high, the Medical Superintendent at PGIMER said.

PGIMER agrees to doctors’ demands, fixes convocation in every October

The resident doctors had launched a signature campaign to boycott the convocation. Jagat Ram, director, PGIMER also issued letter to the Association of Resident Doctors in which he regretted the inconvenience caused to the recipients of degrees and their families.


Sarangpur may hold the solution, says PGIMER director

PGIMER director Dr Jagat Ram, an eminent ophthalmologist, says though the institute is doing its best to cope up with the rush, he would request neighbouring states and medical colleges “to strengthen their patient care services”.

Asked to bow before chief guest at annual convocation, PGIMER graduates see red

The circular states, “After you have received the degree, you will kindly bow to the chief guest and director before returning to your seat.” Sources said such directions were given even during the convocation in 2015 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the chief guest.

PGIMER head Prof MS Sandhu: Cryoablation and irreversible electroporation separate our department from radio diagnosis

The long-waiting list of patients for different tests, staff shortage and the need for strengthening the infrastructure are a few challenges before the new HoD. In conversation with Chandigarh Newsline, Sandhu outlines his plans to address these challenges

Prisoner escapes from PGI, three Ludhiana jail officials arrested

The officials of Sector 11 police station told Chandigarh Newsline that Anil Paswan, who was lodged in Ludhiana prison in connection with a theft case, came to PGI for his treatment around 8.30 pm on Friday.


64.07 pc of those visiting PGI’s Sangrur satellite centre had dental caries: Study

The PGI’s Sangrur satellite centre sees patients mostly coming from the areas nearby Patiala. The study called “Oral Health Status And Treatment Needs In Rural Population Of Punjab.

Nayagaon murder: Three PGI workers held, sent to three-day police custody

“We recovered a .32 bore pistol, which was used in the crime, and two live cartridges. The pistol was recovered from Rishab. We are yet to find out from where the accused procured the weapon as the pistol is not licensed,” SP Jagjeet Singh Jalla said.

Report on medicine prices inside PGI: Chemist shop in Nehru emergency may be allotted to Amrit

According to the recommendation, all future tenders for chemist shops should include the clause of display of rates on the PGI website. The committee has also stated that the proposed hospital pharmacy outlet at PGI’s Trauma Centre may be expedited.

Chandigarh: PGI Director forms panel to investigate cause of woman's death

In the second week of July, nearly half the PGI doctors were on summer vacation. Post-mortem examination of the patient was not conducted because her family did not want it.


PM Modi visits ailing Punjab Chief Minister at Chandigarh hospital

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met ailing Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. Badal has been hospitalised since Friday due to chest congestion and common cold. PM Modi was in Chandigarh to receive French President Francois Hollande, who is on a three day visit to India.