Health Profile

Patiala has a Government Medical College ,a Dental college and an Ayurvedic College, each of them having hospital attached to them. The Government Medical college is linked to the well known Rajindra Hospital .Opened in 1954, this hospital is the largest in Punjab, offering specialized services in Surgery, Obstetrics, Plastic Surgery, Ultrasonography and Radiotherapy. The Rajindra Hospital is supported by Mata Kaushalaya Devi Hospital which was originally founded in 1890 as the Lady Dufferin Hospital. The rest of the district is served by a vast network of civil hospitals, Primary Health Centres and Dispensaries.

List of Health Institutions in District Patiala:

Civil Hospital 3
Nabha 100 Bedded
Rajpura 50 Bedded
Samana 25 Bedded
Rural Hospitals 1 Tohra (25)
CHC 11
Mini PHCs 32
Sub-center 206
Civil Dispensaries 20
SHC 78


Birth Rate 21.04/1000
Death Rate 6.07/1000
I.M.R 38.4/1000
M.M.R 1.7/1000
Couple Protection Rate 62.0%

There are 3 main sub division hospitals namely CH Nabha, Samana and Rajpura. There is a Medical College, Patiala and Rajindra Hospital, Patiala serving the health needs of North India. This hospital is providing mainly tertiary care. One Mata Kaushalya Hospital is situated in Patiala which caters to the Gynae and Obst. needs of the city. It is a unique hospital in the whole of North India which caters to the needs of female patients only.

Health Activities

The various health activities undertaken by this district are described as below:-

1 Immunization Programme
2 Pulse Polio Programme
3 Dental Health Care Programme
4 School Health Programme
5 National Blindness Programme
6 Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme
7 National Malaria Control Programme
8 National Leprosy Control Programme
9 National Family Planning Programme
10 Handicap Certificate
11 Emergency Services
13 AIDS control Programme
14 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
15 A National Maternity Benefit Scheme
16 RCH Progamme

Star Blood Donors Of Patiala District

S.No. Name
1. Sh.SatPal Bansal
2. Mr.Subash Jain
3. Mrs. Kiran Saxena
4. Dr. Ish Kumar
5. Sh. Karnail Singh
6. Mr. P.S.Sethi
7. Prof. R.K.Banger
8. Mr. Kirti Malhotra
9. Dr. D.S.Bhullar
10. Mr. S.P.Kataria
11. Mr. Pawan Goyal
12. Dr. S.K.Joshi
13. Mr. Anil Kaushal