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  Total patient satisfaction through humane approach and shared commitment of every single doctor and paramedic to provide quality health care using modern and cost effective techniques and technologies. 

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 AIMS & objectives

The Medical Department of Patiala Locomotive Works provides comprehensive health care services to its employees both serving, retired and their dependents.

  • Provision of curative, preventive promotive and industrial health services to Railway beneficiaries.
  • Occupational health services, including pre-employment and in-service Periodical Medical Examination, examination under Employee’s Compensation Act, monitoring of safety environment of works etc.
  • Medical relief during Railway accidents/Workshop accidents.
  • Reproductive & Child Health Services including Family Welfare & Immunization of vulnerable groups.
  • Implementation of National Health programs.


Medical Department in PLW renders comprehensive health care services to approximately 16,500 beneficiaries which include serving & retired employees & their dependents. It is a-

  • 50 Bedded Hospital is centrally located in PLW township.
  • Has a First Aid Post in Workshop.
  • Chief Medical Officer is the coordinating head of Medical Department.  There are 08 sanctioned posts of doctors out of which one is vacant at present, one HVS out of three sanctioned posts is hired in Orthopedics. One pediatric physician is giving services on case to case basis twice in a week or as and when required .One part time dental surgeon & one Homeopath physician is also giving services.


  • OPD – Provides specialist as well as general out patient service with average attendance of 300 patients daily.  Round the clock ambulance service is available in Hospital & Workshop premises.
  • Dental Unit – One fully equipped Dental Unit is operational with one part-time Dental Surgeon.
  • Specialist Services in indoor – A 50 bedded hospital which includes post-operative  and critical care beds & cabins.  Provides Medical, Surgical, Gynae by regular doctors and orthopedic services through HVS and case to case basis surgeon and Pediatrician’s services by Case to case basis pediatric physician..
  • Emergency Ward – Well equipped emergency unit functions round the clock.
  • First Aid Post – One first aid post inside the workshop with round the clock ambulance service.
  • Imaging Investigation – Radiological-X-Ray & Ultrasound.
  • Pathology – Performing haemotology, bio-chemistry & serological test facilities with semi- auto analyzer & Cell counter.
  • Other – ECG, TMT
  • Operation Theatre – Performing all major surgical operation in General Surgery, Gynae. & Obst., Ortho, etc.  Operation Theatre is well equipped with Anesthesia work station, multipara monitor, pulse oximeter, cardiac monitor, advanced laproscopy units etc.
  • Physiotherapy – Providing Physiotherapy services with SWD M/c, Ultrasound diathermy, interferential therapy, Wax Therapy, intermitted traction & various exercisers.
  • Family & Child Welfare – Performing Sterilization operations, providing Ante -Notol        Post Natal care & routine immunization & Family Welfare.
  • Special Drives – Pulse Polio, School Health, periodic check up of staff working in shops.
  • Covid-19-All covid 19 screening, testing & referral activities
  • Mortuary – Two chamber AC Mortuary.
  • Library – A small Medical Library is available in PLW Hospital.
  • Services out-sourced
  1. Bio-Medical waste disposal.
  2. Laundry.
  3. 02 Ambulance i) Advanced Life Support for Hospital    (ii) Ambulance for Workshop.
  • Institutions recognized for advance health care services:-
  1. Patiala Heart Care, Patiala
  2. Amar Hospital, Patiala. 
  3. AP Healthcare, Patiala
  4. HBCH, Sangrur
  5. Guru Nanak Mehar Eye Hospital, Patiala.
  6. Ivy Hospital, Mohali.
  7. Manpreet Global Hospital, Patiala.
  8. Garg Eye Hospital, Patiala.
  9. Alpha Radiological Centre, Patiala.
  10. Delta MRI, CT Scan Centre, Patiala.
  11. Rapid Laboratory, Patiala.
  12. Spiral CT scan centre, Mohali.
  13. Amar Hospital, Patiala. 



  • Include administrative & clinical work.
  • Health education & preventive health services are also provided by Medical Officers.
  • Medical Examination of Candidates, employees is being conducted regularly.
  • The duties are rotated periodically to ensure overall development of all Medical Officers.


Source : Welcome to PLW Official Website ! CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 21-10-2022  

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