Sriram Chandra Bhanja Medical College and Hospital

Vaibhavi Dave Jun 28, 2022 0

SCB Medical College and Hospital is one of the biggest and oldest hospitals in India. The hospital, established during the pre-independence era, is still going strong. It serves the people of Odisha and those from other states by offering free medical care to everyone. The medical college and the hospital are going under renovation, looked over by the Government of Odisha Works Department and Odisha Bridge and Construction Corporation Limited. The project is in collaboration with AECOM India Private Limited, Cengrs Geotechnica Private Limited, Visiontek Consultancy Services Private Limited, L&T Constructions, and NCC Limited. At present, the project is under construction with ongoing pile work for the institution. 

The redevelopment of the SCB Medical College and Hospital campus spreads over 175 acres and is in 2 phases. These 2 phases comprise several blocks, including a hospital block which has 3000 beds, an academic and research block, and super speciality research labs. The student block includes lecture theatres, an auditorium, an under-graduate hostel, an intern hostel, an SRD hostel, a postgraduate hostel, and multi-level car parking. Phase 1 of the proposed project includes the construction of residential accommodation occupying 22.98 acres of site area. Phase 1 has two parts. 

Phase 1 Part A comprises residential type V and VI that are for assistant professors and professors. These have 1 tower, 1 basement, stilt floor, 12 upper floors and a club on a terrace. There are three towers, 1 basement, and 12 upper floors in type IV for special-assistant professors. Type I for staff comprises 2 towers with stilt floors, and 12 upper floors. The amenities comprise a community centre, a ground floor and one upper floor. Type II for staff includes 6 towers with basements, stilt floors, 12 floors, and a community centre on the terrace of 2 towers. 

Phase 1 Part A also includes clinical blocks and utilities. Clinical blocks CN-1, CN-2, CN-3, CN-4 each have a basement floor, ground floor and 9 upper floors. Utility Block 1 comprises a basement floor, a ground floor, and one upper floor. Utility Block 2 comprises a basement floor and ground floor. Part B contains miscellaneous structures like a town centre which has a ground floor, guard huts, and entrance gates.

Part B of the proposed project includes 2 types of hostels. Type A is a boys’ hostel with 2 towers each having a basement, a stilt floor, and 12 floors. Type B is a girls’ hostel which has 2 towers, a basement, a stilt floor, and 12 upper floors. Phase 1 of the project includes construction of clinical blocks and allied infrastructure work. 

Project NameSrirama Chandra Bhanja Medical College and Hospital
Name of the DeveloperGovernment of Odisha Works Department, Odisha Bridge & Construction Corporation Limited
LocationCuttack, Odisha
Pin code753001
Building UseHealthcare, Residential, Educational
Year of Commencement 2022
Year of Completion2025
Latitude20° 28′ 19.9596” N
Longitude85° 53′ 28.7448” E
Plot Area (in acres)175 acres
Construction Area (in sq. ft)Above 20,00,000 sq. ft
Maximum Floors (Above Ground)12
Maximum Floors (Below Ground)1
Total Project CostINR 4,400 crores

Government of Odisha Works Department

The Government of Odisha Works Department plays a significant part in improving the state’s construction infrastructure. The Works department utilises monies from a variety of sources, such as the State Budget, Central schemes, Deposits, etc., it develops new building infrastructure, maintains old and existing infrastructure, and prepares for prospective construction projects.

Odisha Bridge and Construction Corporation Limited

Odisha Bridge and Construction Corporation Limited has been operating as an undertaking organisation for the Government of Odisha since its foundation. Construction of roads, buildings, bridge upkeep, and toll collecting are among its primary goals.

AECOM India Private Limited

According to AECOM India Private Limited, infrastructure generates an opportunity for everyone through enhancing communities, enhancing access, and preserving the environment. They pledge to run a company with the utmost integrity and strive for perfection, whether that means cutting emissions, adding social value, or diversifying their senior leadership and workforce.

Cengrs Geotechnica Private Limited

Cengrs Geotechnica Private Limited is an organisation dedicated to creating cost-effective and safe designs for foundation and soil-related issues. They also give engineering solutions to difficult geotechnical challenges.

Visiontek Consultancy Services Private Limited

From conceptual planning and initial research to precise engineering design, Visiontek Consultancy Services Private Limited offers a customer complete environmental and engineering services. Local expertise combined with proven technical expertise from both domestic and international experience, as well as a strong commitment from their team of experts, enable Visiontek Consultancy Services Private Limited to help clients successfully solve environment related and engineering problems by first analysing, then visualising, and finally utilising their team’s technically sound and committed skills.

L&T Construction

Larsen & Toubro Limited is one of India’s largest and most well-known private corporations. L&T offers unrivalled capabilities across Technology, Engineering, Construction, and Manufacturing, and keeps leadership in all of its primary lines of business, due to almost 80 years of a strong, customer-focused strategy and a never-ending search for world-class quality.

NCC Limited

NCC Limited’s motto is being a top-tier construction and infrastructure company dedicated to quality, on-time completion, customer satisfaction, ongoing learning, and increasing the value of stakeholders.

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