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Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research


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.

Shortage of nursing staff, attendants a challenge: PGIMER director

January 29, 2020 2:12 pm

Addressing PGIMER’s perennial problem of an excess of patients, the director said there will be some relief with the opening of the 250-bed Nehru Block extension.

Suspected coronavirus case in Mohali: Patient’s report expected soon

January 29, 2020 1:51 pm

The patient had come to the hospital on Friday with a complaint of fever, however, no other symptoms associated with the virus, such as chest pain, discomfort in breathing and other respiratory ailments were reported.

Chandigarh: PGI wants to buy CHB’s high-end flats for its doctors

January 09, 2020 3:39 pm

PGIMER director Dr Jagat Ram Wednesday met UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore and said that PGI is short of accommodation for its doctors in the complex, following which he informed that they are willing to buy two towers from the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) to accommodate doctors.

Burn unit of PGI overburdened

July 21, 2014 12:41 pm

The unit has an eight-bedded ICU and a 10-bedded ‘step-down’ room where patients from ICU are shifted from.

Stats show women outnumber men when it comes to organ donations

March 12, 2014 4:59 am

The number of transplant recipients also increased from 168 in 2011 to 185 in 2013.

PGI gets 10 new glaucoma cases of kids every month

March 11, 2014 4:30 am

Experts say self-medication with steroids and eye injuries are the major causes of glaucoma among children.

PGI to implement new traffic decongestion plan from February 1

February 06, 2014 3:32 pm

At PGI, more than 7,000 patients from the adjoining states come for treatment daily. With such footfall, traffic congestion has always been a major problem for the PGI authorities.

Rash driving claims 26-yr-old trader

February 06, 2014 3:32 pm

Rash driving claimed the life of Ankit Gupta, 26, a businessman based in Chandigarh in the early hours of Sunday.

Diet drinks, sugar free food more harmful, say PGI dieticians

February 06, 2014 3:44 pm

Exhibition had several charts on display to educate people about the link between dietary habits and the heart.