North Eastern Space Applications Centre


Telemedicine Network

NESAC is also coordinating establishment of ISRO Telemedicine Network in the North Eastern Region.  Govt Cancer Hospital in Agartala, Tripura has been provided telemedicine connectivity under the ISRO CancerNet Project. The modalities of providing operational services in the telemedicine centres under the ISRO NEC Project are being worked out in consultation with North Eastern Council.

Regional Workshop on Telemedicine was organized successfully on 03rd December 2009 at Shillong. A total of 75 delegates participated in the workshop including very senior/renowned doctors of the region along with health administrators and policy makers of various levels. The workshop was inaugurated by Mr. W M S Pariat, Chief Secretary of Meghalaya and Dr. B. N. Suresh, Director, VSSC was the guest of Honor of the program.

Inspection was done for site readiness at 8 civil hospitals for telemedicine system installation. The sites are found ready and equipments have been dispatched to Civil Hospital, Hailakandi, Assam and NEIGRIHMS, Shillong, Meghalaya. Installation will start soon. All the old hardware has been replaced with new one at selected Telemedicine Centres in North Eastern States. The new systems are working fine.

Civilian Network:

 - 21 out of 72 nodes functional

 - 28 new sites identified

Army Network:

 - Network planned for connecting

   151 base hospitals/10 peripheral




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