Diphu Medical College was established in the year 2011. It was initiated by the laying of the foundation stone by the Honourable Health Minister of Assam Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma at Baghmari, Diphu on 19th January, 2011 in presence of the then MP Biren Singh Engti, State HAD Minister Khorsing Engti, Parliamentary Secretary Bidya Sing Engleng, MLA Mansing Rongpi. The name of Diphu Medical College during that time was Assam Hills Medical College and Research Institute (AHMC&RI). Under the Governor of Assam notification No.HLB.416/2019/54-A, Dated Dispur, the 21st November, 2019, the name of Assam Hills Medical College and Research Institute(AHMC&RI) was changed to Diphu Medical College in the interest of the general public. The college is mainly opened to serve the people of Karbi Anglong district and other neighbouring districts. The college became fully functional after inauguration in an official function by Honourable Minister of State Urban Development and Health, Sjt. Pijush Hazarika in presence of Sjt. Tuliram Ronghang, Honourable Chief Executive Member, KAAC and Sjt. Horensingh Bey, Honourable Member of Parliament of 3-Autonomous(ST) on 25th November,2019. Since the very beginning, the entire family of the hospital i.e. doctors, nurses, ward boys and other technical and non-technical staffs are rendering the best services under the guidance of Principal –cum-Chief Superintendent Prof.(Dr.) Sumitra Hagjer and Superintendent Prof.(Dr.) TK Das. The old block part of the hospital is also an important wing to serve inhabitants of the district. The doctors, nurses and all other staffs of the old block part are engaged in different Departments of the college and are helping the different clinical department during emergency and OPD duty.
Principal-cum-Chief Superintendent, Diphu Medical College & Hospital,
Diphu, Assam, 782462, India