Dean's Message

 

            

       The promulgation of Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948 envisaged an integrated need based social insurance scheme that would protect the interest of workers in contingencies such as sickness, maternity, temporary or permanent physical disablement & death due to employment injury resulting in loss of wages or earning capacity. This Act also guarantees medical care to workers and their immediate dependants. The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation which was set up by Central Govt. to implement the Act established infrastructure consisting of hospitals, dispensaries and made tie up arrangements with super speciality hospitals to provide comprehensive medical care. 


           A need was felt to upgrade the medical facilities and improve medical competencies so as to improve the services. As a first step to realization of this vision, ESIC decided to set up ESI Post Graduate Institutes for Medical Sciences & Research at their hospitals including the MGM Hospital at Parel Mumbai.

    
            Mahatama Gandhi Memorial Hospital is unique & very special in many ways. It has a rich heritage & historical importance, being started with funds from the Mahatama Gandhi Smarak Nidhi with illustrious trustees like Shri Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Maulana Abul kalam Azad. It is located in the vibrant city of Mumbai, in the Health sciences & educational hub of Mumbai, Parel.


          The ESI PGIMSR MGM Hospital has started in 2011-12, four postgraduate courses (General Surgery, Anesthesia, Orthopedic & pulmonary medicine) and in Gynecology & obstetric, Pediatrics & General Medicine in near future.


         Due to the vision of our Director General, Dr. C.S.Kedar, I.A.S., Secretary Labour & Employment Shri P.C.Chaturvedi, IAS, Hon. Minister Union, Labour & Employment Shri Mallikarjun Kharge and Hon. Minister Shri Suresh Hirayenna Shetty, Public Health & Family Welfare, Govt. Of Maharashtra the hospital is under extensive up-gradation. The ESI PGIMSR, MGM Hospital received, state of art equipment, appointed experienced teachers, super specialists & senior residents. All this has resulted in providing advanced quality healthcare to the insured persons & family members and providing excellent opportunities for young doctors to learn best professional practices and learn compassionate, humane & ethical attitude. For all of us at MGM Hospital our IP (Insured person) is VIP (Very Important Person) and we are bound to provide him service “anytime anywhere”. The young postgraduate student will no doubt get the best training under such dedicated professionals.

 

Dr.(Mrs.) Nilima Kshirsagar