Other Centre Facilities

University Health Center

The University Health Centre was established in 1973 and provides medical facilities to the teaching fraternity, students, as well as non-teaching staff, retirees/pensioners and residents of the campus.

Medical Facilities

The Health Center provides the following medical facilities.

  • Medical OPD
  • Dental OPD
  • Ayurveda OPD
  • Physiotherapy Center

These facilities are open Monday to Saturday and even on gazetted/ declared holidays.

Emergency facility is available 24X7 with

Ambulance Services are available 24X7.

The Doctors provide primary health care.

For services not covered at the Health Center, referral services to Government and Multispecialty hospitals for

specialized treatment/hospitalization are available.

18 local hospitals are on empanelment with the University at CGHS rates.

Routine Immunization to children under 5 years of age and Tetanus is available,

Medicines are provided free of cost as per University rules.

Various Diagnostic tests are available at the health center

Timings and Charges

OPD timings are 8:30 am to 12 pm in the mornings and 4 pm to 6 pm in the evening. These facilities are open Monday to Saturday and even on gazetted/ declared holidays.
For after-hours emergencies, one Pharmacist and one attendant are deputed round the clock.
For diagnostic labs, the sample collection timings are 8 am to 12 pm. Reports can be collected the same day after 4 pm or as advised.
There are no charges for doctors consultations
For diagnostic tests, marginal rates are being charged.

Medical OPD

The following State of the art Diagnostic Medical Facilities are available.

Various hematological, biochemical and microbiological tests using

  • Automatic Random Access Chemiluminiscense Analyzer
  • Five Part Differential Hematology Cell Counter
  • Automated Random Access Blood Chemistry Analyzer
  • Electrolyte Analyzer
  • ELISA Reader and Washer

Treadmill Test (TMT)

Treadmill Test (TMT)

Pulmonary Lab (Spirometry)

ECG (Fully Computerized Digital Electrocardiograph)

Digital EEG


The Diagnostic Radiology Wing has the following facilities
  • Digital X ray
  • Bone Mineral Density and Whole Body Composition (DEXA Scan)
  • Mammography
  • Diagnostic Ultrasonography (Including Endocavitary and 4D Scan)
  • Whole Body Color Doppler
  • Dental X ray (RVG)
  • Orthopantomogram

All X-ray Equipment are registered with the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), Government of India.
The rooms with the X-ray Equipment are built as per AERB guidelines with Lead sheets in the walls and the doors.
Radiation Safety Devices (Lead aprons, Lead gloves, Thyroid shield, Gonadal shield, Lead screens, Lead glass) are available
Staffs associated with the use of these are provided with Personal Radiation Monitoring Devices (TLD Badges) through BARC accredited lab.
All the three Ultrasound machines are registered under the PNDT Act. with the Civil Surgeon of Amritsar
QA tests of all machines are done periodically to assess the quality and accuracy of the tests being conducted.


Dental OPD

The following facilities are available at the Dental OPD

  • Minor Dental Surgeries: Dental Extraction, Apicoectomy, Peridontal Flap Surgeries, Surgical Removal of Impacted Teeth
  • Endontic Procedure: Root Canal Treatment, Pulpotomy, Pulpectomy
  • Restorative Procedures: Temporary Filling, Permanent Filling
  • Diagnostic Procedures: X rays and Orthopantomogram
  • Prophylactic Procedures: Scaling/Polishing, Gum curettage

Ayurveda

As an alternative medicine option, Ayurveda services are also provided

Physiotherapy Center

A fully functional Physiotherapy Center is present to help the patients with their physiotherapy needs.


Medical Committee

A Medical Committee is constituted regularly to assess the working of the Health Center and recommend programs for the benefit of the University patients

Staff

The staff at the Health Center includes

S No Name of the Post
1. Senior Medical Officer (Health Center In-charge)
2. Medical Officer
3. Medical Officer (Dental)
   
Para Medical Staff
1. Staff  Nurse
2. Senior Lab Technician
3. Dispenser-cum-Pharmacist
4. Radiographer
5. Junior Lab Technician
6. Multipurpose Health Worker
7. Attendant
   
Other Supporting Staff
1. Senior Assistant/Clerk
2. Driver (For Ambulance)
The University Science Instrumentation Centre provides hand-on experience in different shops useful in instrumentation and develops certain skills in academic and technical personnel. It undertakes maintenance/service of scientific equipments in various departments of the University. The central workshop has facilities for electronic, mechanical, optical repairs and glass blowing, refrigeration and air conditioning jobs. It is also running a liquid nitrogen plant which supplies liquid nitrogen to different departments in the University, some private nursing homes and veterinary hospitals in the city. Every year the Centre attends to more than 300 individual jobs pertaining to repair and fabrication in its different workshops. It is also providing service facilities to affiliated colleges.
University is going to establish a Centre for Immigration studies which will primarily be research-oriented. Study of Literature and Social Sciences would be main areas of concern at the Centre. The Centre will promote interaction among the immigrant literati and the indigenous ones.
To popularize Punjabi folklore and to ward it off against the lecherous distortions, the university has started building up Punjab Folklore Museum. The Museum will provide a fairly desirable knowledge of the rich diversity of the Punjabi folklore which forms the true spirit of the rural Punjab, but which is at discount in the face of materialistic onslaughts.
Guru Nanak Dev University has decided to preserve the rich literary heritage of Preet Nagar, Amritsar. In pursuance to this resolve, the Vice Chancellor approached Housing Urban Development corporation (HUDCO) to adopt Preet Nagar and develop it as a model village. HUDCO has accepted the proposal and funds are being provided to renovate old buildings like Heritage Club, residences of Navtej Singh and Nanak Singh. Adult Education Department of the University would impart training to the girls of this village in sewing, stitching, networking embroidery, T.V. and electronics. University will meet the expenses for maintenance of the guest house constructed by Nanak Singh Trust. Department of Human Genetics and Disorder will conduct tests free of cost when approached by the residents of this village. Department of Biotechnology has been assigned the task of developing Preet Nagar as a bio- village.
To preserve the rich heritage of Punjabi culture, the university has decided to setup a heritage village on it campus so as to resurrect consciousness among the younger generations of Punjab which are gradually becoming oblivious of the richness of Punjabi culture. The heritage village will attract the future generations as well towards the catholic culture of Punjab. S. Sewa Singh Sekhwan, the Revenue Minister of Punjab donated Rs. 20 lac out of his discretionary fund for the initiation of this well-meaning gigantic project. Domestic appliances and the ones used for agriculture purposes like Hult, Khras, Gadda, Khuhi, Velna, Sath etc. would be procured from different sources, and if need be, will be purchased.
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