Central Institute of Psychiatry is a premier institution for mental health in India. The British established this hospital on 17th May, 1918 with the name of Ranchi European Lunatic Asylum. CIP, Ranchi has come a long way covering a journey of 100 years witnessing many transitions and at the same time taking the credit of development of a comprehensive mental health service delivery centre with many innovations in the field of mental health and neurosciences including clinical services, state of art research and manpower training in the country. Spread across 211 acres in the picturesque city of Ranchi, today, CIP offers the latest medical advances in an environment that promotes mental health and enhances a sense of wellbeing.
At present there are 17 Wards, 07 wards for the male patients and 06 for the female patients, one ward for centre for child & adolescent psychiatry, one ward for center for addiction psychiatry, one Family Unit and one Emergency Ward.
Currently, CIP has been accredited as one of the very few eco-friendly “Green” infrastructures in Ranchi. The entire campus spanning is full of vegetation with less than 10% of the total area being used for capital development. There are numerous trees of various breeds, some of which are more than 90 years old. Some of the trees have been brought from various parts of the world. Lawns have been recently developed and a number of benches are provided at every nook and corner for the patients. CIP uses solar energy for lighting, water pumps and geysers. CIP has a dedicated power supply feeder for regular electricity and apart from that DG sets are available round the clock for power backups. The entire important mechanical and computerized infrastructure is linked to dedicated UPS supply.
Regular physical exercise, outdoor and indoor games and Yoga are on hand for the patients. A very well stacked library stocked with books in English, Hindi, Urdu and Bengali, as well as a number of newspapers and magazines, are freely accessible to the patients. Sophisticated facilities for various kinds of investigations are available for inpatients. Latest medicines, good food, exercise, religious discourses, music, entertainment, library, and canteen facilities are also available. A unique feature of the hospital is its open space and patients are free to roam around anywhere within the boundary wall. Unlike other mental hospitals which are custodial with closed wards, this hospital has always been an open hospital.
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