Government Medical College, jammu
Sri Maharaja Gulab Singh ( SMGS)  Hospital

SMGS (Sri Maharaja Gulab Singh) Hospital was inaugurated by his highness Maharaja Hari* Singh on 6th May-1940, as to provide proper & better  health care to the people of Jammu. Maharaja build two hospital’s one in Jammu at the cost of Rupees Eight lakh and one in Srinagar at the cost of Rupees Thirty five lakh. Then both hospitals were called Sadar Hospitals. SMHS (Sri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital) was inaugurated by Viceroy of India Lord Vewel.. Medical Officers were appointed from out side the state. With the opening of Govt. Medical College, Jammu this hospital was attached with GMC for teaching purpose.

                               (*Tareekh Dogra Desh – J&K by  Narsingh Dass Nargis)

   SMGS Hospital has bed strength of 550 beds and the following departments are housed there:

                          o       Obst. & Gynaecology,

o       Paediatrics,

o       ENT

o       Dermatology.

SMGS Hospital has been upgraded with more beds.  Neo-natal ICU and facilities for Microscopic Surgery and Phototherapy unit has been created. In SMGS Hospital on an average 533 patients per day attend the various OPD’s, 86 patients per day are admitted, 50 major/minor operations are performed per day, about 10 ECGs, 65 ultrasounds/X-Rays per day and about 600 tests (pathology/bio/micro) are conducted in various labs.


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