ASSOCIATEDE INSTITUTION: RAJA MIRASDAR HOSPITAL
RAJA MIRASDAR HOSPITAL:
The Government Raja Mirasdar Hospital, Thanjavur, is situated in the heart of the Thanjavur Town in an area of 40 Acres of land. The Foundation Stone for this Hospital was first laid in March 1877,The whole Hospital site was presented by Her Highness the princess of Thanjavur, which was originally called the ‘RANEE GARDENS’, The reason why this hospital is called the ‘RAJA MIRASDAR HOSPITAL’ is due to the late king serfoji’s family and Mirada’s(Land Lords)of Thanjavur district added to the Government’s share from time to time .
The Hospital Project was originally of Mr.B.S.Thomas,I.C.S.,the than District collector of Thanjavur,who arrange for inauguration of the Hospital on 06.03.1879 and the Central main Building is named as ‘THOMAS HALL’First small building of the hospital was occupied on 09.11.1880.The medical school Building was opened in 1880(and it was maintained by the District Board until 1905)and there after there has been steady growth.
The Raja Mirasdhar Hospital now has a bed strength of 640 with the following facilities,available for both inpatients and out patients.
- Obstetrics & Gynaecology
- Family welfare
- Pediatrics medicine
- Paediatrics Surgery
- Dental Surgery
- Infective Diseases
- Voluntary Counseling and Testing Centre
- Blood Bank