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Tag: Vimsar

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Odisha: Second 300-Bed Covid-19 Hospital To Come Up At VIMSAR

Sambalpur: In view of the unprecedented second round surge of coronavirus infection in western Odisha, the State government on Wednesday decided to set up an additional Covid-19 specialty hospital at…

3 Doctors From VIMSAR To Participate In International Workshop
3 Doctors From VIMSAR To Participate In International Workshop

Sambalpur: Three doctors from the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Burla, have become the only ones from the state to have been selected for an international…

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Student At Odisha’s VSSUT Alleges Ragging By Seniors; Probe Begins

Sambalpur: A student at the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) has alleged that he had been ragged by his seniors in the varsity campus. The university disciplinary committee and anti-ragging cell has initiated a probe following a complaint lodged by the victim who is a second year student. The disciplinary panel has started […]

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Odisha: 18 Students At VIMSAR Fined Rs 54,000 For Ragging Juniors

Sambalpur: As many as 18 senior students at Veer Surendra Sai Institute Of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla in Sambalpur faced financial punishment on charges of ragging their junior students at the institute. They have been imposed a collective fine of Rs 54,000 following recommendations of the anti-ragging committee of the institute. “After a […]

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Sambalpur: VIMSAR Faces 'Pressure' Due To Closure Of COVID Hospitals

Sambalpur: Despite the decreasing number of COVID-19 cases in the State, the Veer Surendra Sai Institute Of Medical Sciences And Research (VIMSAR) is reportedly facing ‘pressure’ due to the huge rush of patients to the hospital following the closure of COVID hospitals in several districts. Though VIMSAR COVID hospital has a total strength of 100 […]

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9 Doctors Of VIMSAR Hospital Test Positive For COVID-19

Burla: As many as nine doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. As per reports, PG doctors or House Surgeons are among the infected. VIMSAR Director Lalit Kumar Meher today informed about the development and said that the outpatient department (OPD) of […]

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Mass Family Suicide In Odisha: After Death Of Two Sons, Woman & Her Daughter Die During Treatment

Jharsuguda: Two more persons of the six-member family who reportedly committed suicide by consuming phenyl in Lahandabud under BTM police limits in Jharsuguda district on Monday night, died while undergoing treatment at VIMSAR, Burla. The deceased woman identified as Puspabati Biswal (58) died late Wednesday night while her daughter Pinky (31) succumbed early today morning. […]

Odisha: MBBS Student Alleges Ragging By Seniors At VIMSAR, Probe Begins
VIMSAR Under Fire For Not Taking Precautions After HIV+ Patient's Surgery

Sambalpur: A controversy has erupted in Veer Surendra Sai Institute Of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR), Burla following allegations against a doctor performing surgery on as many as 12 patients without disinfecting apparatus used earlier in the operation of an HIV positive patient. As per the reports, an Assistant Professor of Dental Department in VIMSAR, […]

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Doctor Dadagiri: Father Of Youth Thrashed By VIMSAR Medicos Moves OHRC

Sambalpur: After a police case was registered against some doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science And Research (VIMSAR) in Sambalpur for thrashing two youths and forcing them to do sit-ups in full public glare, father of one of the victims today lodged a complaint before the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC). Thana […]

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VIMSAR Doctors 'Thrash' Patient's Relative, Force To Do Sit-Ups; Case Registered

Sambalpur: Police today registered a case against some doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science And Research (VIMSAR) in Sambalpur over multiple charges including allegedly thrashing a patient’s relative and then forcing him to do sit-ups in full public glare. On the basis of a complaint lodged by father of the victim, a […]

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Notice To Ex-VIMSAR Chief Ashwini Pujahari Over Salt Therapy

Sambalpur: Odisha Council of Medical Registration today issued a notice to the former director of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) Ashwini Pujahari asking him to personally depose before its ethics committee in connection with his alleged salt therapy treatment. The subject of the notice served to Pujahari said that the […]

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Govt Extends Application Submission Deadline For VIMSAR Director Post

Sambalpur: Odisha government has extended the application submission deadline for the post of permanent director of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences Research (VIMSAR) at Burla in Sambalpur district. Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das informed about the development on Saturday. Speaking to media persons in Sambalpur about the appointment process of the VIMSAR […]

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Youth shot at in Sambalpur, hospitalised

Sambalpur: A youth received critical injuries after he was shot at in Rengali area of Sambalpur district on Friday. The injured, Amar Barik, was trying to resolve a dispute between two persons when he was attacked. After receiving bullet injuries in his left thigh, he was admitted to VIMSAR Hospital in Burla for treatment. As […]

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Op-Ed: Dr. Pujahari’s resignation: No Winners In This Game

The resignation of Dr. Ashwini Pujahari, Director of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla has brought to an end the long-running impasse in this premier government medical institution in western Odisha. But the unexpected denouement of this sordid saga has several important lessons for future. The first of these lessons […]

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Burla bandh to protest govt's action against VIMSAR director

Sambalpur: Protesting the State government’s action against the controversial director of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) Aswini Kumar Pujahari, the Burla Sachetana Nagarik Manch today observed a 12-hour bandh in the town today. It may be noted that the Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) of VIMSAR had been on strike since […]

JDA calls off cease-work agitation as Pujahari sent on leave

Sambalpur: The Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) ended their cease-work agitation today after the controversial director Ashwini Pujahari was sent on leave. The members of the association had been staging protest since November 19 demanding ouster of Pujahari for his alleged autocratic style of functioning […]

Pujahari withdraws from surgical practice at VIMSAR

Bhubaneswar: After videos of using unproven therapies for treatment went viral on social media, Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) director, Ashwini Pujahari, today withdrew from surgical practice at the institute. In a letter to the Head of the department, Surgery, Pujahari wrote “I had taken permission from DMET, Odisha and […]

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SCB medicos extend support to agitating VIMSAR doctors

Sambalpur: The Students’ Association of SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) has extended support to the ongoing agitation by the Junior Doctors Association (JDA) at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla, Sambalpur. The medical students took out a rally inside the SCB hospital premises by holding placards and […]

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Inquiry team visits VIMSAR to probe allegations against Director Pujahari

Sambalpur: Amid the ongoing agitation by junior doctors of the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), a four-member team of the State Health department today visited the hospital to probe the allegations leveled against the institute’s director Aswini Pujahari. As per reports, the inquiry team has been sent as per a […]

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2 youths stabbed with knife on VIMSAR premises

Burla: Two youths sustained critical injuries after being stabbed with a knife by a five unidentified miscreants on premises of the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) today. While one Sanjay Sagar has suffered minor injuries, another person identified as Amit Kumar was admitted to the casualty of VIMSAR in a […]

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VIMSAR asks drug store to vacate campus by Aug 14

Burla: Alleging irregularities in medicine supply and delay in submission of pending bills, authorities of the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR), Burla have issued notice to a medicine store on its campus asking it to vacate the premises by August 14, 2018. The notice mentioned that Choudhury Medicine Store located […]

VIMSAR doctors to get incentives up to Rs 2 lakh

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday decided to provide financial incentives ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 2 lakh to doctors including professors and assistant professors working at VIMSAR, Burla. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the financial incentives for professors, associated and assistant professors working both at super specialty and broad specialty departments at VIMSAR. The […]

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SCB junior docs’ stir enters 8th day

Cuttack: Health services at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack continue to get badly affected as the cease-work agitation by junior doctors of Urology department with support from their counterparts at VIMSAR in Burla entered the eighth day. Expressing solidarity, even the PG students in VIMSAR joined duty wearing black badges today. Moreover, as […]

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Odisha hikes stipend of house surgeons

Bhubaneswar: As a new year gift to the house surgeons of State-run medical colleges and hospitals, Odisha government today announced a hike in their monthly stipend from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000. The hike will be effective retrospectively from April 1, 2017. The house surgeons working at SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack, Maharaja […]

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Contractual nurses put strike on hold till March 2018

Bhubaneswar: Contractual nurses, appointed under the National Health Mission, today put their ongoing strike across Odisha on hold following discussion with the government. The nurses were on cease-work since December 18 demanding regularization of job and hike in salary. The agitating nurses on Wednesday agreed to put their stir on hold till March 2018. However, […]

Vimsar logjam ends; Health Minister assures Rs 50 cr for infra

Bhubaneswar: The standoff between Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) Director and students of the medical institute today came to an end after a meeting between the State health minister Pratap Jena, hospital administration and representatives of junior doctors association (JDA). Speaking to media persons after the meeting Jena said, “We […]

VIMSAR standoff: Medicos put stir on hold

Sambalpur: After four days of logjam owing to the indefinite cease-work stir by students of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR), Burla, the Junior Doctors Association (JDA) put stir on hold after a general body meeting today. The move came after the doctors’ body held a telephonic conversation with Health Minister […]

Health Minister promised to resolve VIMSAR impasse within 48 hours: JDA

Bhubaneswar: Health Minister Pratap Jena has promised to initiate steps within 48 hours to resolve the logjam at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) said Secretary of Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) Debi Prasad Mishra after a meeting with the former on Wednesday. Mishra said meeting of PG doctors of VIMSAR and […]

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New docs join VIMSAR as logjam continues

Sambalpur: To end the stalemate that has cropped up in Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR), the State government today instructed 116 newly appointed doctors to join duty at the earliest to address the health care problems arising out of students’ unrest for the last couple of days. Till the last […]

VIMSAR row: No breakthrough at meeting convened by legislator Raseswari

Burla: Stalemate over the VIMSAR row continues as a meeting convened by Sambalpur legislator Raseswari Panigrahi and attended by all parties on Monday evening did not reach any conclusion. A unanimous decision could not be taken at the meeting attended by VIMSAR director Prof Ashwini Pujahari, superintendent, Sambalpur Collector, SP and representatives of medical students. […]

VIMSAR stir intensifies as students desist from talks

Sambalpur: The Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) campus controversy here at Burla  intensified  today after agitating students resisted meeting and discussing the issues with director Aswini Pujahari. The students raised slogans against the director while he tried to discuss the issues with them at the dharna spot on the campus. […]

Campus rage: VIMSAR Director's residence attacked

Burla: Tension prevailed on VIMSAR campus after stones were pelted on the official residence of Director Dr Aswini Pujahari here last night. It is alleged that Post Graduate students of the medical college were involved in the attack. Nearly 150 PG students arrived at the Director’s residence at around 11.30 pm and tried to break […]

VIMSAR doc brings regional disparage charge against director

Sambalpur: A day after being exposed while doing private practice, Associate Professor Goutam Kumar Satpathy of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) here today levelled allegation of regional disparage against institute director Aswini Kumar Pujahari who had conducted a sting operation against him. “He (Pujahari) yelled at me saying that you […]

VIMSAR director exposes another doctor engaged in private practice

Sambalpur: Another doctor of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla has been caught in a sting operation by the institute’s Director Aswini Kumar Pujahari while treating patients at home during his duty hours. According to sources, Pujahari had inquired about Associate Professor Goutam Kumar Satpathy from Department of Orthopedic Surgery […]

H&FW dept bestows administrative power on VIMSAR director

Burla: The State Health and Family Welfare department entrusted administrative and financial powers to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) director Prof Ashwini Pujahari. In a letter written to the VIMSAR director, Additional Secretary of H&FW department Surjit Das said the powers have been allocated as per VIMSAR Act, 2014. Prof […]

VIMSAR doctor caught working in private nursing home during duty hours

Burla: A doctor of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla was today caught red-handed while working at a private nursing home during his duty hours in Sambalpur. According to sources, the accused doctor in question was performing ultra sound at Rohini Diagnostic in Burla during his duty hours when he […]

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Demand to Declare Gandhamardhan Hills as National property, rises

Sambalpur: The newly formed Western Odisha United Platform (Paschim Odisha Milita Manch) in a press meet held today at Sambalpur presented its 7-point charter of demands including declaration of Gandhamardhan Hills as National property and ban on mining in the hills in future. The other demands include, filling up teacher vacancies in schools, irrigation facility, […]

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UTP’s body lying on ICU bed of Burla Medical since yesterday

Burla: Disturbing and insensitive to presence of other patients around, a dead body of an under-trial prisoner (UTP) has been allowed to lie on the bed inside the ICU ward of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (Vimsar) in Burla since yesterday. According to sources, the deceased identified as Subash Patel died […]

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Join work or face action: Govt to agitating VIMSAR doctors

Sambalpur: The Odisha government on Wednesday sent a clear message to the agitating medicos at Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla that it will take action against the doctors who fail to join their new place of work. Informing this to media, additional secretary of Health Department Surjit Das said […]

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BJP’s 12-hour bandh hits normal life in Burla

Sambalpur: Protesting the transfer order of 14 doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), BJP’s Burla Nagar Unit has given a 12-hour bandh call today. The bandh call comes on the heels of a government notification ordering transfer of the doctors to Berhampur, Baripada and Koraput. “BJP is not eyeing […]

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