Infrastructure & Facilities

Infrastructure & Facilities

SCB Medical College Cuttack is one of the premier medical colleges of India.It was started in 1944, in the pre-independence era after being upgraded from Odisha Medical School. Gradually, it has undergone multiple phases of development, expansion & advances to fulfill the health care needs and aspiration of the population of this part of the country. In pursuit of excellence, SCB Medical College is undergoing a phenomenal redevelopment program under the vision of our beloved and Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, Srijukta Naveen Patnaik,which will provide world-class health services and prove to be the inspiration of generations to follow.

Doctors and staff at SCB Medical College strive to provide comprehensive, high-quality, tertiary care services including specialty and super-specialty services to all without consideration of caste, creed, religion, sex, economic status, or disability. All the diagnostic services, medicines, surgeries, Renal Transplantation, Bone Marrow Transplantation, accommodation & food for patients are provided free of cost.


  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Paediatrics(SVPPGIP)
  • Advanced Care & Research Center(SVPGI)
  • Mental Health Institute – Center of Excellence
  • Regional Spinal Injury Center
  • Regional Center for Ophthalmology
  • Regional Center for Tuberculosis
  • Center of Excellence Pulmonary Medicine Dept.
  • Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Regional Diagnostic Center
  • Multi-Disciplinary Research Unit
  • Viral Research & Diagnostic Center
  • Renal Transplant Unit
  • Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

Facilities Available

  • General OPD
  • Super Speciality OPD
  • Indoor Patient Department.
  • Day Care Center
  • Casualty & Emergency Department
  • OT Services
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Medical Education
  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Post Doctoral Courses
  • Dental Undergraduate & Post Graduate Courses
  • Nursing Education

Telemedicine services

In 2001, Telemedicine Services were established in collaboration with ISRO and Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow for providing distant medical education to our medical students, teleconsultation for critically ill patients, follow-up treatment facility, and Telemedical video conference.Currently the Telemedicine center of SCB is connected with all the District headquarter Hospitals and all the other Medical College Hospitals. It has played a vital role in the virtual training of doctors in the management of COVID patients and ensuring that the teaching program of medical students is not hampered.


A student library is inside the campus with more than 500 seats having separate sections for undergraduate, postgraduate students and faculties. The Central Library is one of the best referral medical libraries in the state of Odisha. It has been declared as a resource library in the Eastern Region by the Govt. of India in the year 1993.

Hospital Beds :

With the gradual popularity of the Institution and the growing needs of the people, the bed strength of the hospital was raised from time to time. The bed strength of the hospital was 215 in 1933, 227 in 1938, 246 in 1946, 335 in 1951, 535 in 1952, 747 in 1959, 756 in 1962, 892 in 1964, 954 in 1965, 1040 in 1966, and 1080 since May’68 and now it has a staggering strength of 2132 beds

Facilities for physically challenged students:

The college also provides facilities for physically challenged students. Almost all buildings have ramps and lifts for the assistance of physically challenged students. They are provided with walking aids, wheelchairs and other assistance as necessary. Suitable accommodation is also provided for the parents of the physically challenged students to facilitate their daily activities and ensure no hindrance in their medical training. Most of the buildings are also provide with separate toilets designed for the use of physically challenged students.

Current & Proposed Infrastructure at a glance :

Under the exemplary vision of our beloved and Hon’able Chief Minister Srijukta Naveen Patnaik, SCB is undergoing a massive redevelopment program and is soon going to transform into a world class health facility with 3000 beds in the first phase and 5000 beds by the end of the project.