The Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences was established by the Government of Puducherry to develop the requirements of health care personnel by providing health care educational courses for the Union Territory of
Puducherry. The Institution was started in September, 1991 as ‘Pondicherry Centre for Paramedical Education’ at the Government General Hospital,
Puducherry with the four Diploma courses of Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT), Certified Radiological Assistants (DCRA), Multipurpose Health Worker-Male (DMPHW-M) and Multipurpose Health Worker-Female (DMPHW-F). In the subsequent academic year the two degree courses of Bachelor of Nursing (B.Sc.Nursing) and Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) were started along with two diploma courses of Pharmacy (D.Pharm) and Paramedical Opthalmic Assistant (DPOA). The diploma courses of D.Pharm. and D.M.L.T were upgraded as degree courses from the academic year 2001-02.
The degree courses of B.Sc.(Nursing), B.P.T., B.M.L.T and B.Pharm. are affiliated to Pondicherry University and diploma courses of DCRA, DMPHW-F and DMLT are affiliated to Board of Medical Education, Government of Puducherry. The B.Pharm. Course is recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The B.Sc. (Nursing) and DMPHW-F courses are recognized by the Nursing Council.
All the courses are being conducted in the new MTPG & RIHS campus at Indira Nagar, Gorimedu from February, 2006.
On 6th May, 1999 the Institute was registered as “Mother Theresa Institute of Health Sciences (Pondicherry) Society, Pondicherry” and has been functioning as autonomous institute, funded by the Government of
Puducherry. The Government of Puducherry has constituted the General Body and the Governing Body of the Institute for efficient management of the institute vide G.O.Ms.No.32/Health dt. 30.4.1999. The Chief Secretary to Government of
Puducherry is the Chairperson and Secretary (Health) is the Vice-Chairperson of the Governing and General Body.
The teaching faculties are appointed on All India basis, on
selection by the Staff Selection Committee headed by the Chairman/Chief
Secretary to Government of Puducherry. The staff structure of the institute is
as per the norms of recognising Councils and as approved by the Governing Body.
The Dean of the Institute is the Chief Academician, Executive Officer and Member
Secretary of the Board of Governors.
Prof. Dr.V. Gopal, M.Pharm., Ph.D.,
/ Course in-charge|
|College of Nursing
||: Ms. J.Rukumani, M.Sc,(Nursing)|
|College of Pharmacy
||: Dr.V. Gopal, M.Pharm., Ph.D.,|
|College of Physiotherapy
||: Tmt. Supriya K. Vinod, M. P.T.,|
|College of MLT
||: Mr. P. Thirumurugan @ Murali., M.Sc.|
|School of Nursing
: Ms. E. Premila M.Sc, (Nursing)|
|School of MLT
: Mr. P. Thirumurugan @ Murali., M.Sc.|
|School of Radiology
: Mr. R. Kannan, B.Sc . (Radiography)
|National Service Scheme
|Mr. DJ. Tamizh
|Red Ribbon Club|
|Mr. C.P. Prince,
|Youth Red Cross|
|Mr. M. Haribabu,
|Society of Midwives India - Puducherry Chapter (SOMI)|
Ms. E. Pramila M.Sc, (Nursing)|