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Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry came into existence in 1996. The department is located in the Hospital building. We have all the required infra-structure, staff and space as per norms laid down by MCI for conducting UG Courses – 100 Students.


  • To provide psychiatric care to community in terms of awareness, screening, diagnosis, treatment , rehabilitation and prevention of psychiatric disorders
  • To be a centre of excellence in training medical professionals in psychiatry, patient care and quality research in the field of mental health.


  • Conduct research that deepens our understanding of the development, pathophysiology, and prevention of psychiatric illness.
  • Provide outstanding mental health education and multidisciplinary training to the next generation of healthcare providers and investigators

Goals and Objectives

  1. The aim of teaching undergraduate student in psychiatry is to impart such knowledge skills that may enable a student to diagnose and treat common psychiatric disorders, handle psychiatric emergencies and to refer cases for comprehensive management under specialists care whenever necessary.
  2. To plan and develop community psychiatric services in collaboration with department of community medicine.
  3. To do quality research in clinical psychiatry and participate in research in basic neurosciences in collaboration with other disciplines.
  4. Provide high quality training in psychiatry and mental health.
  5. Espouse and impact the virtues of professional ethics and moral standards in training , research and practice.
  6. Promote evidence based health care provision.
  7. Promote creative and inventive research for the benefit of mankind.
  8. Nurture responsible professionalism through a culture of mentorship.

Services Provided

  1. Out Patient Department & Special clinics
  2. In Patient Department
  3. Psychological assessments and Psychotherapies
  4. Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
  5. Emergency Psychiatry 
  6. Community Psychiatry 
  7. Teaching Facilities

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