Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital is run by Sinhgad Technical Education Society which was formed in the year 1993 and runs about 90 Teaching Institutions starting from junior most school/ playgroup to highest post graduate colleges in various professional fields. The medical college and general hospital which is named after reverend mother of Prof. M.N. Navale, the founder president of STES was started in the year 2007.
From the humble beginning of 300 beds, the hospital bed strength has been increased to 500 teaching beds excluding 34 ICU and 3 Haemodialysis beds. We have added 3 Haemodialysis machines and an R.O. plant for dialyzing the patients of Acute/ Chronic Renal failure. All the facilities of hospital including Registration, Accommodation, Investigations, Medicines, Surgical Procedures and all type of consultation available at the hospital are provided free to the patient, who are also provided with two wholesome meals everyday of stay in the hospital without any cost to patients. The management of Medical college and Hospital i.e. STES spent Rs. 60 crores during calendar year 2009.
There has been tremendous progress in the medical college also in that first three batches have cleared their Ist MBBS exam, first two batches have cleared Iind MBBS exam and we can say with pride that our first batch of MBBS students is going for final MBBS exam in 2011. In the meantime the fourth batch of 100 students has joined in September 2010 and the college is humming with activities of students.
It is a well known fact that Medical college and Hospital is spread over an area of 27 acres and construction of new residential quarters is in progress and likely to be completed soon. The acid test of our state of art AUDITORIUM on 5th floor of college building was from 20 August 2010 to 22 August 2010 when an International Surgical conference titled ENDOSURG 2010 was conducted successfully. The word spread to other institutions of STES also and subsequently from 13 December 2010 to 17 December 2010 a web conference regarding telecommunication titled INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMNICATION UNION (ITU) KALEIDOSCOPE 2010 was conducted.
The spacious parking area has become less for the number of vehicles parked and we will have to assign some more additional area for parking purpose.
There has been Inspection of Pre and Para clinical departments by the appropriate authority for purpose of granting permission to start post graduate studies in various disciplines of pre and Para clinical subjects. We are likely to start post graduate programme in 2011. There has also been increase in Teaching and Non-teaching staff, Equipment commensurate with increase in number of patients both OPD and IPD.