Paediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents, and the age limit usually ranges from birth up to 18 years of age. A medical practitioner who specializes in this area is known as a paediatrician. The word paediatrics and its cognates mean "healer of children"; they derive from two Greek words:παῖς (pais "child") and ἰατρός (iatros "doctor, healer").
The subject course during MBBS training includes systematic instructions in growth and development, nutritional needs of a child, immunization schedules and management of common diseases of infancy and childhood, scope of Social Paediatrics and counselling The broad goals of the teaching of undergraduate students in Paediatrics are to acquire knowledge and appropriate skills for optimally dealing with major health problems of children and to ensure their optimal growth and development.
Daily OPD services.
Emergency services are available 24 hrs.
NICU/PICU having 5 beds each to manage the patients need intensive care.
Immunization services for children.
Well baby clinic, child rehabilitation clinic, child guidance clinic are running in the Department.