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.
Dogra Desh – J&K by Narsingh
Hospital has bed strength of 550 beds and the following departments are housed
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.