Introduction :-

The department of Pediatrics is housed on the Ground floor and first floor of the hospital complex. The Pediatric OPD and two General Pediatric Wards with 30 beds each are located on the ground floor and 5 bedded PICU with Pediatric Emergency and 20 bedded Neonatal units including 4 bedded NICU on the first floor.

The Pediatric OPD which is located on the ground floor alongside OBG OPDs has a reception, four Examination rooms for consultants, residents and special clinics, separate rooms for MCH and Immunization Services, Treatment Room, Special clinic room, ORT room, Child Guidance Clinic and clinical teaching/seminar room for students.

Each of the two general Pediatric wards has 30  beds with a total of 60 General pediatric beds , with duty rooms for male and female doctors, nurses room/nursing station, procedure room, side lab., play room , ward sister room/store, pantry , dirty and clean linen facility. Day care for thalassemia patients and Isolation room.

The department provides OPD services to about 35,000 patients /year with Immunization and well baby services to all the inborn and out born babies .Besides, specialty clinics are held that is thalassemia clinic, Pediatric neurology and epilepsy clinic, High risk follow up clinic, Asthma clinic , Social Pediatrics and Child Guidance clinic, Pediatric cardiology , gastro clinincs. About 5000 indoor patients are treated annually.

The 20 bedded Neonatal unit including fully equipped 4 bedded NICU is fully computerized and online through computer Internet. 5 (Five) bedded Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) along with Pediatric Emergency department are housed on the first floor providing 24 hrs. Emergency and ICU services to the Pediatric and neonatal patients.

In 2014-15

Post Graduates Teaching/ Trainings :-

1.  Department has 5 (five) MD Pediatrics Seats from the year 2011. Two of the five seats permitted in 2011 have been recognized and MCI inspection for remaining 3 (      three) seats completed in July 2015. Six students have already completed MD Pediatrics from the department.

2.  Faculty of department is imparting training at state level to health personnel of the state in neonatal and child health.



Prof & Head            Dr Sanjeev Kumar Chaudhary

Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Govt. Medical College, Kangra (Tanda), HP-176001

Email:       Phone 01892-267338        Mobile- 94180-86818