New scan system
Introduction of No Touch Breast Scan (NTBS) and online CR machine.
Introduction to New Programmes
Establishment of Dr. S Krishnamurthy Centre for Research & Education in Cancer (SKCREC) inaugurated by Dr. V Shanta, Chairperson Cancer Institute WIA, Chennai. Introduction of home-care program and further expansion of MIS and hospital premises.
New set up
Set up of Molecular Oncology, Bio-Repository Department and the Central Instrumentation facilities.
Grant from the DBT (govt. of India) and generous technical support from Dr. Sankar K Ghosh, Department of Bio- Technology, Assam University helps rapidly scale operations of CCHRC.
The addition of research centre to the hospital made it Cachar Cancer Hospital & Research Centre in December 2002.
The hospital was inaugurated by Late Hiteshwar Saikia, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam on February 10, 1996.
Foundation of Hospital
The foundation stone of Cachar Cancer Hospital was laid by Shri Santosh Mohan Dev, the then Hon’ble Minister of Steel and patron of the society, on its permanent site, on land that was allotted by the Govt. of Assam, on August 14, 1994.