IQ City Medical College Hospital Launches JanakalyanPrakalpa (120 days)

IQ City Medical College Hospital Launches JanakalyanPrakalpa (120 days)

– Inaugurates 60 – Bed Community Hall For Overnight Stay Of Patients’ Family Members –


Durgapur, 30th May, 2019:IQ City Medical College Hospital today announced the launch of JanakalyanPrakalpa, an initiative of Mani Devi JhunjhunwalaJanakalyan Trust, under which various operations will be undertaken at an unbelievably lower cost using world class infrastructural and medical facilities which are on a par with any hospital in and around the region.


The JanakalyanPrakalpa was launched today by Mr Dilip Kumar Agasty, Hon’ble Mayor, Durgapur Municipal Corporation in the gracious presence of Mr Sanjay Jhunjhunwala, President, IQ City Foundation, Mr Francis Antony, Trustee, IQ City Foundation, DrNandKishorLakhoti, Principal, IQ City Medical College Hospital, MsSuparnaSengupta COO, IQ City Medical College Hospital  &MsSudarshanaGangulee, Director, Mani Group. This initiative will commence from 1st June, 2019, and continue till 26th September, 2019.


MrDilip Kumar Agasty, Hon’ble Mayor, Durgapur Municipal Corporation also inaugurated a 60-bed Community Hall which can be availed of by the patient’s family members. A 24×7 canteen is operational to take care of food requirements.


Mani Group, the leading real estate developer from Eastern India, which has developed IQ City, the township in Durgapur, has been instrumental in setting up IQ City Medical College & Hospital. The Hospital attracts a large number of patients from South Bengal as well as Bihar and Jharkhand.


For ease of commuting to IQ City Medical College Hospital, the medical college hospitalis providing free pickup & drop service from the City Centre bus stand and nearest Railway station.


“It is a matter of pride for us that within a few years since its inception, IQ City has firmly established itself in the Asansol-Durgapur region as an enviable destination for patients in need of 21st Century healthcare. We felt that as a part of our CSR initiative, there is a need to offer quality healthcare at a much more affordable rate. Thus, we decided to launch this JanakalyanPrakalpa, which will benefit the patients to a greater extent,” said Mr Sanjay Jhunjhunwala, President, IQ City Foundation.


The first batch of IQ City Medical College which commenced in August 2013, has passed the Final MBBS examination and is undergoing internship training from March, 2018. The Medical College from 2018 is recognized / approved for the MBBS degree. Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses have also begun in six subjects and the first batch started from the first quarter of 2018. The college has also been recognized as a regional training centre for medical teaching technology by the Medical Council of India. The college is getting its subsequent batches for MBBS, along with MD / MS courses in various clinical specialities. The teaching hospital is managed by the Dr Devi Shetty run Narayana Hrudayalaya. With an overall capacity of 798 beds, its operational super-speciality departments include Cardiology, Cardio-Thoracic surgery, Neurology, Urology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, along with a dialysis unit, Paediatric Surgery and Plastic Surgery.

The IQ City Nursing College’s first batch of nursing students has already passed out. The existing 200-strong faculty team of the two colleges comprises carefully chosen and highly qualified professionals with the experience of imparting the best of knowledge, skills and ethical values.

“The IQ City Medical College has become a preferred choice amongst MBBS, MD and MS aspirants all across the country for the various medical graduate and post-graduate courses of studies that are on offer and permitted by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of the Government of India”, said Mr Francis Antony, trustee , IQ City Foundation.

“In our pursuit to create an exemplary habitat encapsulating an integrated Healthcare ecosystem that will be world class in its delivery and service, we have been proactive in creating conducive and allied infrastructure for both healthcare and education” said DrNandKishorLakhoti, Principal, IQ City Medical College Hospital.

Mani Group has set up the100-acre township IQ City in Durgapur. IQ City Medical College was inaugurated by Mamata Banerjee, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of West Bengal on 13th April, 2012. The Foundation Stone for the IQ City Nursing College was laid by MsChandrima Bhattacharya, Hon’ble Minister, Health & Family Welfare, Law & Judicial, Government of West Bengal on 6th October, 2015. Mani Group not only changes the face of today, it also intends to help shape tomorrow. On the cards at IQ City are the IQ City Dental College, IQ City Pharmacy College, IQ City Allied Health Science College and IQ City Healthcare Management College.

About Mani Group

Set up in 1980 by Sanjay Jhunjhunwala with a simple vision – building spaces for people who believe in quality – the Kolkata headquartered Mani Group has been touching lives for over 35 years through its real estate development ventures in prime locations in West Bengal and beyond. During this period, the group has delivered more than 7.5 million sqft to over 2,200 families and it currently has a further 10 million sqft under construction across multiple geographies. Today the group’s operations have spread far beyond Kolkata with a pan-India footprint covering West Bengal, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Odisha. It has also diversified beyond real estate and has interests in retail, hospitality, education and healthcare.


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