All India Institute for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Print
Tuesday, 06 September 2011 11:16

Established in November 1955 as a pilot project, with technical expertise and manpower support from the UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION, with planning and collaboration by an Indian expert late DR M.V. SANT, the institute came under the administrative control of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India in 1961.

The former Prime Minister, Late Shrimati Indira Gandhi laid the foundation stone for a new five storied building in March, 1959 and it was formally inaugurated by Dr. Karan Singh the then Union Minister of Health and Family Planning in March,1976.

The Institute is one of  the well equipped Rehabilitation Centers comprising of the Main Block  which houses the O.P.D. Complex, 'State of Art ', Operation Theaters and a Post operative Recovery Room, High Tech Prosthetics and Orthotics Fabrication Department including CAD CAM, advanced Physiotherapy Services, Students' Hostel and Guest Rooms.

The other two Blocks house the Rehabilitation Medicine Department including the Investigation departments of Pathology and Radiology, a 60 bedded in patient, facility, Rehabilitation Therapy Departments, including Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Medical Social Work, Vocational Guidance, Academic Section with Library, Vocational Training Department and the Prosthetic and Orthotic Workshop.

Click here for more information
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013 12:54