About Hospital

About Hospital

The District Hospital of Kutch, G K General Hospital, Bhuj was completely collapsed in major earthquake happened in January 2001. In the aftermath of the disaster, the GOI decided to rebuild the hospital with latest technology known as the Base Isolation Technique a technique known for Earth Quake resistant structural building.

 

The G. K. General Hospital is making important contribution in providing primary health care services in the entire Kutch region. The Hospital is equipped with the building layout, new service system, costly and modern equipments, complete support services and machineries.

 

 

Government of Gujarat entered in agreement with Adani Education & Research Foundation for establishing Medical College in Kachch region and handing over the operations of G. K. General Hospital, Bhuj. Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences (GAIMS) – medical college is established since 2009 and G. K. General Hospital operations are handed over to GAIMS in 2013.

 

 

Under this arrangement, this institute is providing high quality health care services to the people of Kutch by upgrading the G. K. General Hospital from the existing 300 beds to 750 beds. In view of the aforesaid, the proposal of establishment of new medical college at Bhuj by the Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences and handing over the operations of the G. K. General Hospital to the Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences on public private partnership (PPP) model, is finalized. Thus this PPP model in Health care came into existence for developing the hospital as a teaching hospital including civil hospital and establishment of medical college.

 

 

By conversion of the hospital into a teaching hospital, the doctors are available in adequate numbers and high quality medical services is available at reasonable charges in and around the border district of Kutch and, more particularly, the poor and needy patients will get benefit of free medical treatment.

 

 

As most PPPs are “Initiatives in Good Faith, but this is also Policy driven, and has an Institutional structure. Adani Group Having expertise in the project execution, modified infrastructure as per the norms of Medical Council of India (MCI) within no time, recruited requisite teaching and non- teaching staff and applied for establishment of Medical College. Based on assessment done the MCI, the required statutory permission to start medical college (GAIMS) in 2009 with an intake of 150 students annually was obtained. This also saw the beginning of a state of the art medical college in the same premises and also added hostel blocks for students.

 

 

Subsequently, year on year the hospital was strengthened by establishing departments and improving services, medical equipments and requisite manpower to provide better services.

 

 

Expert manpower was inducted to provide best of teaching and clinical services to medical college and hospital. MBBS course was recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI) in 2014. Subsequently PG courses started in 15 various branches. At present, institute is having 51 PG seats in 15 different branches. 10th batch of MBBS was admitted in August 2018 and 61 students are studying in post-graduation. The institute has grown rapidly in these 10 years. All modern Teaching Learning Methodologies have been adopted including a skill and Simulation. Thus having an advanced teaching pedagogy.

 

Infrastructure has improved a lot after renovating / revamping / redesigning many area of the hospital, which no longer gives them feeling of a district hospital. At present, there are 700+ Beds for In-patient services, 50+ Intensive Care Unit beds, 24*7 Emergency services, 10+ Operation Theaters and many high-end equipments like MRI, CT Scan, sonography, Mamography and in laboratory are available under one roof. Increase numbers over a period of 10 years shows how much people of Kutch has started utilizing the services of multi-specialty hospital. Many complex and rare operations were also done during last two years at hospital. NICU of the hospital is blessings to many mothers who have saved their child due to that.

 

 

Today Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical sciences is a well-established Medical college and Teaching Hospital with UG and PG studies and a well-functioning high end secondary care Hospital is an evidence that though with a turbulent learning curve the PPP model is firmly established but hard work will continue to prove PPP is not privatization.

 

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