The City Centre of Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, located at Thiruvalluvar Salai, Pillaithootam, Pondicherry was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Puducherry Shri. N. Rangasamy in the presence of Shri. Om Sakthi Sekar, MLA of the Constituency on 17th November 2014.
The City Centre which is of corporate type will be a referral as well as treating centre for general ailments and super specialty health problems under one roof, which is a first of its kind in Puducherry.
General OPD services will function between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm daily including E.C.G, Echo, Ultra Sound and Laboratory services. Master Health Check up packages is available here. Specialty and Super Specialty OPD services will be available on all days between
5 pm and 9 pm. In addition to the above, on all days City Centre also provides Music Medicine and Yoga Therapy consultations and sessions. Further City Centre will also serve as an Information Centre for the services of Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and a booking centre for MRI and CT Scans.
Speaking at the function, Prof. S. Ravichandran, Deputy Director of Mahatma Gandhi Medical College said that City Centre provides General, Specialty and Super Specialty health care including Medical and Surgical Oncology, all under one roof. This City Centre will be a liaison between the patients of Pondicherry town and MGMCRI.
The Chairman of Sri Balaji Educational and Charitable Public Trust Shri. M.K. Rajagopalan, Vice-Chancellor of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth
Prof. K.R. Sethuraman, Dean of MGMCRI Prof. S. Krishnan, Medical Superintendent of MGMCRI Prof. Nirmal Coumare, Dean- Research & PG Studies Prof. N. Ananthakrishnan, Prof. Robinson Smile, all heads of departments, faculty, management staff, Nursing Superintendent and many others were present for the function.