The department of Anaesthesiology was started 7 years ago in compliance with the MCI requirement for the conduct of the MBBS course in 2005. The department caters to 7 elective theatres and 1 emergency theatre. The department is an integral part of trauma services offered at this national trauma level 2 centre. Intensive care services are offered for patients in ICU in the form of airway management and management of artificial ventilation and securing of invasive central lines. Pain management services include epidural administration of drugs to manage post-operative pain and also chronic pain syndromes. The department offers elective and emergency services in the fields of General Surgery, Obstetric & Gynecology, Orthopaedics, ENT Surgery, Ophthalmic Surgery, OFMS Surgery, Paediatric Surgery and Urology. The department has an active and robust teaching programme aimed at imparting basic anaesthesiology and related knowledge to Undergraduates, paramedical and nursing staff and anaesthesia technicians. Teaching programme involves, didactic lectures, video sessions, clinical demonstration and hands on workshops in resuscitation and airway management.