Overview of Scheme


Telemedicine Project, Punjab was launched on pilot basis at the three Hospitals of Punjab with the aid of ISRO and the assistance of PGIMER using Satellite technology (V-SAT) on 13.04.2005:

  1. MataKaushalaya Hospital, Patiala
  2. Sub-Divisional Hospital, Dasuya (Hoshiarpur)
  3. Sub-Divisional Hospital, Ajnala (Amritsar)

After the success of first phase, project was extended to rest of the hospitals. Currently under Punjab telemedicine project, there are 27 nodes in total (1 PGI, 3 GMCs, 20 District Hospitals, 2 SDH) and PHSC, Mohali as the monitoring cell. 22 nodes are connected to Medical Colleges & PGIMER for consultation.

The implementation of Telemedicine has been done using a web based application e-Sanjeevani developed by C-DAC, Mohali. The project is with PHSC, Mohali since March 2010. Telemedicine Sites in Punjab are:

  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
  • Government Medical College Amritsar
  • Government Medical College Patiala
  • Government Medical College Faridkot
  • Civil Hospital Amritsar
  • Civil Hospital Barnala
  • Civil Hospital Bathinda
  • Civil Hospital Fatehgarh Sahib
  • Civil Hospital Ferozepur
  • Civil Hospital Gurdaspur
  • Civil Hospital Hoshiarpur
  • Civil Hospital Jalandhar
  • Civil Hospital Kapurthala
  • Civil Hospital Ludhiana
  • Civil Hospital Mansa
  • Civil Hospital Moga
  • Civil Hospital Roopnagar
  • Civil Hospital Pathankot
  • Civil Hospital Sangrur
  • Civil Hospital SAS Nagar
  • Civil Hospital Shri Muktsar Sahib
  • Civil Hospital SBS Nagar
  • Civil Hospital Tarn Taran
  • Mata Kaushalya Hospital, Patiala
  • Sub Divisional Hospital, Ajnala
  • Sub Divisional Hospital, Dasuya

The current status of consultation is as follows:-

  Year No. of consultations
i. 2008 450
ii. 2009 814
iii. 2010 4141
iv. 2011 3962
v. 2012 3827
vi. 2013 4073
vii. 2014 4677
viii. 2015 8641
ix. Till August 2016 6109