The State Government decided to establish a Medical College at Karnal in the memory of famous Astronaut LATE KALPANA CHAWLA who belonged to Karnal. Shri Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Honorable Chief Minister Haryana made the announcement of establishing this Medical College at Karnal on 26.01.2010.
Image Placeholder Accordingly it was decided by the Government to construct a new medical college for 100 MBBS seats and new state of the art hospital with 500 beds on turn key basis.
Hospital Services Consultation Corporation (HSCC) INDIA Ltd. Noida, a Government of India Enterprises under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been appointed for providing consultancy services from concept to commissioning for the project. The project will be completed in 25 months.
Image Placeholder The concept plan of the project was approved on 10.10.2012 and the Honorable Chief Minister Haryana laid down the foundation stone of the Kalpana Chawla Govt. Medical College on 18.11.2012. The detailed project report worth Rs. 645.77 Crores for the college has been approved of the college was approved in the 5th steering committee meeting held on 16.04.2013.
The college will be constructed on the 44 acres of the land belonging to police lines and civil hospital Karnal.This land has already been transfered to KCGMC, karnal along with other nearby lands of medical enclave measuring 3.5 acres and jernailly kothi measuring 1.5 acres. The administrative & functional control of general hospital Karnal has been handed over to Kalpana Chawla Govt. Medical College, Karnal w.e.f. 1.12.2012. The college has estasblished its temporary office on the First floor of Trauma Center building.
Government of Haryana has decided to establish a medical college in Karnal in the memory of famous astronaut Kalpana Chawla to keep her alive in hearts of people. Formal announcement in this regard was made by Honorable Chief Minister of Haryana on 26.01.2010 and accordingly construction of a medical college for 100 MBBS seats and attached 500 bedded hospital has been planned. The foundation stone of the medical college (KCGMC) was laid down by Shri Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Honorable Chief Minister Haryana on 18.11.2012. The esitimated cost of the project is Rs 645.77 crore. The Hospital Services Consultation Corporation (HSCC) INDIA Ltd, Noida has been appointed as consultant for providing specialised services for the construction of the college on turnkey basis.
The College and Hospital is being constructed in the heart of city on an area measuring approximately 50 acres of the land. Construction is in full swing and will be completed within 20 months. Presently Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College is having more than 200 bedded functional hospital and has established various departments with well qualified regular faculty. Very shortly, first MBBS batch of 100 students will be admitted after getting permission from Medical Council of India. The college is also running a school of nursing in the premesis.