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About the Directorate

Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET) Odisha, has been establishment as Head of Department during 1975 like other Heads of Department in the State. The aims and about the organization is to improve the Education" in the field of Medical Science and impart training to medical personnel in the state which involves under graduate, post Graduate medical students, Training of paramedical & Nursing Personnel(both in Degree & diploma) and other related health programme.


  1. To improve "Education" in the field of Medical Science
  2. To provide modern and advanced technology in the field of Medical Science for better training and tertiary patient care
  3. To impart latest training to medical personnel in the state which involves under graduate, post graduate medical students, training of paramedical & Nursing personnel (both in degree& diploma ) and other related health programme.
  4. To facilitate opening up of new institutions for education and training of medical and paramedical professionals.
  5. To coordinate with modern advanced technology in the field of medical science

About the back ground of its establishment is to improve and close monitoring of the following institutions being the supervising head of the Department.

  1. Office of the Principal of three(3) Medical Colleges
  2. Office of the superintendent of three(3) Medical College Hospitals.
  3. Office of the Principal of Dental College
  4. Office of the Superintendent, SVP,PGIP,Cuttack
  5. Office of the Superintendent, MHI Cuttack
  6. Office of the Programme Director(s) post partum programme
  7. Office of the Associate Professor of three(R.H.Cs)
  8. Office of the Principal College of Nursing
  9. Office of the Principal Tutor, School of Nursing
  10. Allocation of business

Allocation of Organisation is to keep official records of its employees working in the above mentioned offices and the official business in the field of education & training in medical sciences covering all rules of O.S.C., O.G.F.R, O.M.E.S. & O.S.C.(CCA) Rule 1962 & Government Servant Conduct rules etc.

All training of health programmes conducting different committees like authorization committee of Human Organ Transplantation, D.S.C for "Higher Medical Education", Medical Board of the State Appellate Medical Board, Nursing Board, Governing body of Medical colleges and its attached Hospitals, Member of Swathya Vikas Samiti of Medical Colleges and Hospitals, AHRCC (Cuttack) and one of the Member of the western Orissa Development Council. Beside D.M.E.T (O) is the controlling officer in respect of all medical colleges

    1.1.Major Activities
  1. Strengthening of the Directorate
  2. One new Joint Director and Deputy Director Post created to strengthen the administrative activities of DMET.

  3. Opening of New Medical College and Hospitals
  4. Establishment of new private Medical College by Hi-Tech Group at Rourkela and No Objection Certificate has been issued by the Government. Essentiality Certificate has been issued for opening of new Medical College at Jarring at Kalahandi district.Decision for establishment of Medical College at Keonjhar by Sahayog Foundation on PPP mode and Memorandum of Understanding has been signed in this regard.Process of setting up of a Medical College at Talcher by MCL is under progress.

  5. Opening of new Nursing Institutions
  6. Govt. of India has released Rs. 4.75 Crores for opening of 2 Govt. A.N.M. Training Schools one each in the district of Boudh and Subarnapur and 1 Govt. G.N.M. Training School in the district of Nawarangpur.

  7. Opening of new Paramedical institutions
  8. Regional Institute of Paramedical Sciences (RIPS) to established at Bhubaneswar with the Government of India funding.

  9. Augmentation of existing departments in Medical College
  10. Enhancement of beds in different departments

  11. Opening of new departments in Medical college
  12. Extension of Department of Medicine, Orthopaedic and new institute of cardio vascular sciences inaugurated and made fully functional in SCB Medical College, Cuttack.

  13. Opening of new courses and super specialties courses
  14. Proposed enhancement of 102 P.G. Seats in three Medical Colleges of the State and opening of New Department of Transfusion Medicine with 5 P.G. intakes under C.S.P. Scheme.Opening of New D.M. Course in the discipline of Gastroenterology at S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack with intake of 2 students for academic session 2010-11.Application submitted for opening of new Super Speciality Courses i.e. D.M. in the discipline of Endocrinology at SCB Medical College, Cuttack. Govt. have approved for starting a Renal Transplant Unit in S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack. As such provision for expenditure under both recurring and non-recurring is being made in the supplementary B.E. for the year 2010-11.

  15. Dental college
  16. Declaration of SCB Dental Wing as SCB Dental College & Hospital, Cuttack with creation of post of Principal and other faculties,Paramedical posts for the said College.Renewal of permission of M.D.S. seats in two disciplines at SCB Dental College and opening of New MDS Course in the discipline of Oral-Pathology.

  17. Augmentation of Tertiary care
  18. Establishment of Cath-Lab in SCB and VSS Medical College & Hospitals of the State has been done and made functional.Purchase of 24 nos of high-end Ventilators for Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of 3 Govt. Medical Colleges of the State.A sum of Rs. 2.05 crores for SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Rs. 1.74 crores for MKCG Medical College, Berhampur and Rs. 1.75 crores for VSS Medical College, Burla has been received from GoI for strengthening and up-gradation of State Govt. Medical Colleges for starting New P.G. Course and increasing existing P.G. seats through central funding during XI-Plan.20 year Master Plan has been developed by Medica Synergy for three Medical Colleges.Declaration of Mental Health Institution as centre of excellence and Rs. 30.00 crores has been provided by the Govt. of India under such scheme.MOU signed for extension of Tele-medicine Net Work to all District Head Quarter Hospitals of the State.

  19. Improvement in Human Resources
  20. Appointment of 42 nos. of Senior Resident & Tutor in the 3 (three) Govt. Medical College & Hospitals of the State. Appointment of 7 nos. of Sr. Resident in Trauma Care Centre in S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack & M.K.C.G. Medical College,Berhampur.

  21. Improvement in non-clinical services
  22. Financial provision made for construction of effluent treatment plant in 3 Govt. Medical College & Hospitals of the State.

  23. Research
  24. Approximately 300 research papers presented or published on medical seciences in various national and international forum

  25. Training
  26. Regional Teachers Training Centre inaugurated in Nov 2010 at SCB Medical Colleeg and Hospital Training workshop held on Bio Medical Waste Management to Hospital Managers, ADMOs and nursing personnel Nursing teachers training imparted to nursing faculties for 3 days Faculty development workshop held for proincipals of Nursing institutions in collaboration with Nottingham School of Nursing Hands on training on critical care given to doctors and nursing personnel.

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