Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences
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The Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) is a medical institute of Ranchi University in Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand, India. The college is an autonomous body established under an act of Jharkhand Assembly and is one of the premier medical colleges in the state and India.
The college is frequently used by Jharkhand politicians who are admitted to the VIP cottages of RIMS. The institute provides free medical service along with many medicines. Developments in the field of surgery is evolving and taking the form of minimal access cosmetically sound (MACS) surgery.
Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) established on 15th of August 2002 by upgrading the then RMCH, is a much needed multi specialty referral hospital. Today developed into an ideal hospital equipped with modern medical facilities supported by sophisticated medical equipments. Its main objective is “Better Health, Better World”. The RIMS has several blocks in a multi-storied building with several medical departments equipped with necessary facilities. RIMS has about 23 departments functioning which include emergency, Blood bank, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Orthopedic, Neurosurgery, OBST & Gynae, ENT, Eye, Anesthesiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Skin STD & Leprosy, Radiology and etc. RIMS has several facilities like CT Scan, Emergency pathology for 24 hrs, AIDS Clinic, X-Ray, USG, Tele Medicine Deptt. Deep X-Ray unit . RIMS has its own Blood bank, Nursing School, Nursing College. At RIMS Several medical courses are running like MBBS, Post Graduate - MD, MS, MCH and Diploma. It also offers excellent radiology & pathological investigation facilities. All these put together with the positive attitude of every member of the Institute's staff, gives the Institute an extra edge and makes it the premier health care Institute of the State
The intake every year previously was 90 students for the undergraduate course. As per the new regulations of the MCI(Medical Council of India) it has increased its seats to fill a new number of 150 undergraduate students.The college provides post graduate education in almost every department. The neurosurgery department is one of the best in Asia.It offers a M.Ch.(Master chirurgiae or Master of Surgery) degree. About 15% of the total seat is filled through AIPMT, a part of it through the central government and rest through the state entrance exam.
- Mch Neurosurgery
- Bsc nursing
- Msc nursing
The college has a 1500-bed multispeciality hospital with very advanced diagnostic tools. There are upcoming centres under construction like the oncology centre with the latest radiation machinery, a 150-seat dental college is about to function from the 2011 session, a cardio-thoracic surgery centre and a nephro-urology centre, all with the latest equipment.
The college has a 20-bed trauma centre, the first of its kind in eastern India. The director of RIMS is Dr. Tulsi Mahto (F.M.T.) and dean is Dr. S.N. Choudhary (Ophthalmology).
Student life and extracurricular activities
The college organizes an inter-college fest every year named synergy. The annual college magazine, Spriha, is maintained by the student magazine society.
Campus installation of WI-fi has been proposed. The students have the facility of a canteen, tennis court, indoor badminton hall. Every hostel is provided with carom and a table-tennis room. A multipurpose hall has recently been built to accentuate college's facilities.
Students seeking admissions into RIMS are now required to submit an affidavit issued by the Court and validated by them and their parents to curb the menace of ragging. This is certainly an improvement in its standards and one of its kind measure in Jharkhand. Non compliance of the regulations summed up in the affidavit may result in expulsion and even jailing.
- Jaideep Deogharia (Jun 2, 2011). "RIMS safe haven for tainted politicians". Times of India. Retrieved Jun 11, 2011. Shibu Soren, Madhu Koda, former ministers Enos Ekka, Kamlesh Kumar Singh, Bhanu Pratap Shahi and now Congress MLA Sawna Lakra... All of them fell "critically ill" after being sent to judicial custody on various charges and they either landed in VIP cottages or intensive care unit (ICU) of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS).