Medical research institute and hospital in West Bengal, India
Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (formerly known as Dr B C Roy Institute of Medical Sciences & Research), is a medical school and research institute at Balarampur, outside IIT Kharagpur campus, Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal, India. It will start with a 400-bed multi-speciality hospital with specialities like Cardiac, Neurosurgery, Organ Transplantation, Oncology, Trauma and others. Beside this, it will be equipted with state-of-the art research facilities like Telemedicine, Tissue engineering, Bioelectronics etc. and expand to 750 bed capacity later. It is proposed to start with 50 undergraduate medical seats. The institute is supposed to be functional by end of 2018. The various research, academic and medical infrastructure planning is being jointly carried out by IIT Kharagpur and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi.
As per IIT Kharagpur, in the phase – I, the 400-Bed Super-Speciality hospital will be begin its journey by end of 2019.
The graduate and postgraduate medical courses are expected to start in the academic year 2021-22.