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Karnataka: ESIC to start a Dental College at Kalaburagi

Karnataka: ESIC to start a Dental College at Kalaburagi

Kalaburagi: Dental Aspirants in the Hyderabad, Karnataka belt will soon be benefited with the establishment of a new dental college by the  Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) in Kalaburagi. Admissions to the college will be on for the current academic year.

Addressing the media here , Chandrasekhar, Dean of the ESIC Medical College, said  that soon after the inspection and granting of  approval by the Dental Council of  India(DCI),the college would admit its first batch of 50 students for the academic session, 2017-18.

Mr. Chandrashekhar revealed that the Medical Council of India(MCI),  also had an offer to start a physiotherapy college  at the ESIC complex and introduce a few  para medical courses in the college as  reported by  The Hindu.

Presently, the ESIC hospital is running with a 470 bed strength, besides a 20 bed casualty ward.The hospital has five special units- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Respiratory Intermediate Care Unit (RICU), Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), and Obstetrics and gynaecology unit. Each unit has been allotted five beds, said Chandrashekhar.

A free Cleft Lip Camp- A free screening and surgery camp for people with cleft lips is being organized by the ESIC Medical College from  January 23 to January 27. The camp is being hosted in collaboration with the Muthoot Foundation and Mission Smile.

Source: with inputs
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