Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET) Odisha, has been establishment as Head of Department during 1975 like other Heads of Department in the State. The aims and about the organization is to improve the Education" in the field of Medical Science and impart training to medical personnel in the state which involves under graduate, post Graduate medical students, Training of paramedical & Nursing Personnel(both in Degree & diploma) and other related health programme.
- To improve "Education" in the field of Medical Science
- To provide modern and advanced technology in the field of Medical Science for better training and tertiary patient care
- To impart latest training to medical personnel in the state which involves under graduate, post graduate medical students, training of paramedical & Nursing personnel (both in degree& diploma ) and other related health programme.
- To facilitate opening up of new institutions for education and training of medical and paramedical professionals.
- To coordinate with modern advanced technology in the field of medical science
About the back ground of its establishment is to improve and close monitoring of the following institutions being the supervising head of the Department.
Office of the Principal of three(3) Medical Colleges
Office of the superintendent of three(3) Medical College Hospitals.
Office of the Principal of Dental College
Office of the Superintendent, SVP,PGIP,Cuttack
Office of the Superintendent, MHI Cuttack
Office of the Programme Director(s) post partum programme
Office of the Associate Professor of three(R.H.Cs)
Office of the Principal College of Nursing
Office of the Principal Tutor, School of Nursing
Allocation of business
Allocation of Organisation is to keep official records of its employees working in the above mentioned offices and the official business in the field of education & training in medical sciences covering all rules of O.S.C., O.G.F.R, O.M.E.S. & O.S.C.(CCA) Rule 1962 & Government Servant Conduct rules etc.
All training of health programmes conducting different committees like authorization committee of Human Organ Transplantation, D.S.C for "Higher Medical Education", Medical Board of the State Appellate Medical Board, Nursing Board, Governing body of Medical colleges and its attached Hospitals, Member of Swathya Vikas Samiti of Medical Colleges and Hospitals, AHRCC (Cuttack) and one of the Member of the western Orissa Development Council. Beside D.M.E.T (O) is the controlling officer in respect of all medical colleges
Strengthening of the Directorate
One new Joint Director and Deputy Director Post created to strengthen the administrative activities of DMET.
Opening of New Medical College and Hospitals
Establishment of new private Medical College by Hi-Tech Group at Rourkela and No Objection Certificate has been issued by the Government.
Essentiality Certificate has been issued for opening of new Medical College at Jarring at Kalahandi district. Decision for establishment of Medical College at Keonjhar by Sahayog Foundation on PPP mode and Memorandum of Understanding has been signed in this regard.Process of setting up of a Medical College at Talcher by MCL is under progress.
Opening of new Nursing Institutions
Govt. of India has released Rs. 4.75 Crores for opening of 2 Govt. A.N.M. Training Schools one each in the district of Boudh and Subarnapur and 1 Govt. G.N.M. Training School in the district of Nawarangpur.
Opening of new Paramedical institutions
Regional Institute of Paramedical Sciences (RIPS) to established at Bhubaneswar with the Government of India funding.
Augmentation of Tertiary care
Establishment of Cath-Lab in SCB and VSS Medical College & Hospitals of the State has been done and made functional. Purchase of 24 nos of high-end Ventilators for Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of 3 Govt. Medical Colleges of the State. A sum of Rs. 2.05 crores for SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Rs. 1.74 crores for MKCG Medical College, Berhampur and Rs. 1.75 crores for VSS Medical College, Burla has been received from GoI for strengthening and up-gradation of State Govt. Medical Colleges for starting New P.G. Course and increasing existing P.G. seats through central funding during XI-Plan.20 year Master Plan has been developed by Medica Synergy for three Medical Colleges.
Declaration of Mental Health Institution as centre of excellence and Rs. 30.00 crores has been provided by the Govt. of India under such scheme. MOU signed for extension of Tele-medicine Net Work to all District Head Quarter Hospitals of the State.
Improvement in Human Resources
Appointment of 42 nos. of Senior Resident & Tutor in the 3 (three) Govt. Medical College & Hospitals of the State. Appointment of 7 nos. of Sr. Resident in Trauma Care Centre in S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack & M.K.C.G. Medical College,