Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS) was established as an, undergraduate institution for M.B.B.S. degree course in March 2001 with intake of 100 medical students annually under Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur C.G. funded by State Govt. of Chhattisgarh. It was run by the state University under ministry of higher education, govt. of C.G.
The old govt. district hospital (Dharam Hospital-350 beded), Bilaspur C.G. was converted in to the CIMS's hospital with 300 beds and all staffs of district hospital were merged.
Last MCI inspection for recognition of M.B.B.S. degree was done on 18th & 19th July 2006 and the final M.B.B.S (Part II) examination was appreciated and as per MCI norms as mentioned in the inspection report. But due to shortage of faculty and other minimal deficiencies compliance was asked for. Compliance verification inspection was done on 8th & 9th Feb. 2007. and 31.05.2007.
Recognition for M.B.B.S degree was given by govt. of India, Ministry of Health & FW vide its letter no U.12012/72/2000-ME (P-II) dated 23rd July 2007. and affiliated to AYUSH and Health Sciences University of Chhattisgarh, Raipur CG .
The mission and vision behind the CIMS are to develop it as an innovative, dynamic and independent medical institute dedicated to provide excellent medical education as well as the best health care, especially to the tribal, backward and rural community of Chhattisgarh region.The Institute stands committed to excellence in providing health care and research.
1. The Hospital is 550 beded and run by unit systems. It is a dietary Hospital.
2. Clinical side rooms (CSR) are available in the ward.
3. Teaching areas are available in each ward.
4. Hospital Kitchen is run by an approved contractor under the supervision of an authorized and posted dietician of CIMS, Therapeutic kitchen facility exists.
5. All basic and advanced investigations are done in the hospital. It has a central laboratory with three components (Biochemistry, Pathology & Microbiology). Samples are collected at sample collection centre centrally.
Special Investigations :-
1. Hormonal assay
2. Biopsy of all kinds
3. ABG lab investigations
4. Mammography & biopsy
5. CAT scan
6. Interventional Radiological investigations
7. OPG study, (Dental)
8. Radio- immune assay
9. Elactrophoresis study
11. Component cell separation
12. CD 4 Study
OT Complex :-
10 OTs are functional and distributed department wise. It includes one emergency OT with 3 Tables (one for septic cases).
OPDs, are conducted in a separate building in one shift unit wise daily from 09.00 AM to 02.00 PM. excluding Sunday & Holidays. Consultation chambers are available as per MCI norms.
It run by hospital staffs. It is partly computerized. All Hospital data & statistics are stored department wise. Medico legal cases are dealt separately.
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation :-
This department is functional with three qualified staffs and attached to OPD complex.
The Medical Stores and Hospital Equipments stores are run as per MCI norms, Medicine are distributed free of cost to all patients.
College Library is one of the best libraries in Country and having sufficient number of text books in all subject books reference books, national and foreign journals in each subject, online journals, Internet Access Wi-Fi, and many more.
It has more than 9000 book and 70 Indian & 30 foreign journals available as on date. Separate sitting arrangement for students (100 + 100) and faculty members are available.
Every year the library subscribes to a large number of specialized foreign. Apart from textbooks and reference volumes, Apart from the library every department having own departmental library facility for their staff and PG and Internet facility in each department.
There are fully equipped lab attached to all the departments of CIMS which helps the students to develop psychomotor skills which are very essential for the effective practice of medicine.
The campus and library are covered by Wi-Fi Internet connectivity.
There is an air-conditioned examination hall with sitting capacity of 150 at a time. It has in built toilets (Boys & Girls) as well as portable cold water facilities.
A 750 capacity modernized auditorium is nearing completion and will be functional in Sept. 2011.
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