Inauguration of Ranipet Campus

The Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore, Ranipet Campus was inaugurated by Thiru M.K Stalin, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 25th June 2022 through videoconferencing. Thiru Durai Murugan, Hon’ble Minister of Water Resources of Tamil Nadu and Thiru Jagathrakshakan, Lok Sabha MP were present at the inaugural program along with the Director of CMC, Dr. JV Peter, Associate Director, Dr. Vikram Mathews and Public Relations Officer Mr. Durai Jasper.

Phase 1 of the project includes 1500 beds that provide quaternary medical and surgical services. The facility is equipped with 35 operating theatres, 250 intensive care unit beds, cancer services, cardiac catheterization laboratories, 29 bone-marrow transplant unit beds, well-equipped blood storage and donor facility, 50 dialysis beds, high-end diagnostic and therapeutic radiology and state-of-the-art laboratories. The facility would provide comprehensive trauma care in order to address the recent epidemic of road traffic accidents and bring about locally relevant and comprehensive healthcare solutions for victims of accidents. The trauma care centre would provide 24-hour emergency services and would be supported by a fully equipped radiology suite, 6 co-located operating theatres and 2 intensive care units with 29 beds dedicated for accident victims.

As part of Phase 2, a 350-bed Paediatric Specialty Centre is planned with support from Fairfax Financial Holdings and Quess Corp. There is also a proposal to create a Research and Innovation Block to enhance the institutional research capacity.