Healthcare Scenario in Ranchi

Are you planning to build or restructure or venture in any healthcare venture in Ranchi? Looking for information about the major healthcare players in Government, Private diagnostic centers that are available in Ranchi? Are you looking to find out which part of the of the city’s is best to venture in or what all facilities are available and what all should be planned for new setup? In this article Hospaccx Healthcare Consultancy has mapped all on major players in terms of medical facilities and healthcare scenario in Ranchi, Jharkhand India.

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Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand, has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under PM Narendra Modi’s flagship Smart Cities Mission. The city in the past known as Lohardaga, pulls in tourists for its proximity to delightful waterfalls, lakes, inclines and forests. It is known as the City of Waterfalls in perspective of its different waterfalls. The most well-known ones are Dassam Falls and Panchghagh Falls. Ranchi is a hub for the examination of tribal ways of life and furthermore a fundamental center of trade and business.

Population Mix

The population of Ranchi in the year 2018 as per estimated data is 1.44 Million. Males represent 51.3% of the population and 48.7% are females.

Fig. 1 Distribution of Religion (in %)

Hinduism is the primary religion in Ranchi with 64.31 % followers. Islam is second most well-known religion in city with about 16.42 %. Christianity is around 8.52 %, Sikhism 0.39 % and Buddhism 0.36 %.

It has a literacy rate of 87.68%.


Airways: Birsa Munda Airport of Ranchi has direct flights to all the major Metros of India.

Railways: Ranchi Railway Station is well connected with direct trains from all the major cities. It is also well connected to Ranchi Airport and Bus Terminals.

Roadways: Ranchi is well linked to other major cities by a series of National Highway Roads.

Major Corporates in Ranchi

Growth Plan of Ranchi

The master plan, which envisages wide roads devoid of traffic snarls, low-cost housing clusters for underprivileged families and adequate forest cover. The blueprint proposes the acquisition of 652 sq km of land, including 184 villages under the Ranchi Regional Development Authority (RRDA). The plan has also set 34.57% of the total area for housing and 9.57% for slum dwellings for the under privileged. Ranchi Metro is rapid transit rail currently under construction and is scheduled to begin operations by 2019.

The Healthcare Scenario

The district of Ranchi has 20 community health centres and 36 additional primary health centres in the district only catered to pregnant women and victims of accidents and dog bites. Ranchi is a medical care hub not only for whole of Jharkhand but also for Bihar & neighboring states. The central institute of Psychiatry & RINPAS Mental Hospital are famous for treatment of patients with Medical Illnesses.

Major Healthcare and Research Institutes in Ranchi

Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences – 1500 Beds

Established in 2002, It is one of the premier medical colleges in the state and India. The RIMS has blocks in a multi-storied building with several medical departments. RIMS has about 33 departments & also offers MBBS, BDS postgraduate – MD, MS, MCH and Diploma.

The college has a 1500-bed multispecialty hospital. There are centres like the oncology centre, a 50-seat dental institute, a cardio-thoracic surgery centre and a nephro-urology centre.

Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP) – 643 Beds

Central Institute of Psychiatry is one of the premier training centers in India for mental health professionals. There are 16 wards – nine for male patients, six for female patients and a Family Unit. The British established this hospital on 17 May 1918 with the name of ‘Ranchi European Lunatic Asylum’.

Ranchi Institute of Neuro-Psychiatry and Applied Science

Previously known as Ranchi Mansik Arogyashala (RMA), established in 1795 A.D. when the Lunatic Asylum was established in Munghyr near the court premises south of the Ganges River. The Institute conducts courses in the department of Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatric Social Work and Psychiatric Nursing.

Apart from these Ranchi has a Private Ayurvedic College in its arena.

Major Private Hospitals in Ranchi

Medanta Abdur Razzaque Ansari Memorial Weavers’ Hospital – 200 Beds

Established in 1996, Medanta has partnered with Abdur Razzaque Ansari Memorial Weavers’ Hospital in Ranchi to offer the only super specialty hospital in this part of the country. It is a super specialty tertiary care hospital.

Orchid Medical Centre – 130 Beds

Orchid Medical Centre is spread over 7 floors and is equipped to cater to all medical requirements. It is a super-specialty hospital located in H.B. Road, Ranchi providing facilities like ICU, CCU.

Santevita Hospital – 80 Beds

Santevita Hospital an NABH accredited multispecialty hospital equipped with ICU, Non-Invasive cardiac Care & Joint replacement facilities.

Bhagwan Mahavir Medica Super-specialty Hospital – 300 Beds

It is a multispecialty Hospital managed by Medica Hospitals. The 300 bed BMMSH provides services in nearly every specialty.

Guru Nanak Hospital & Research Center – 100 Beds

Established in 1997, It is a multi-specialty tertiary care hospital having all the routine departments along with ICU, ICCU & NICU.

Devkamal Hospital – 100 Beds

It was inaugurated on 23rd october 2008 as a multi-specialty hospital with 100 beds of which about 24 beds are dedicated to ICU care.

Some Major Diagnostic Centers

1. Ideal Patho Lab, Karketa Complex

2. Pulse Diagnostic & Imaging Center, Orchid building

3. Dr. Lal Path Lab, Adil Complex

4. Dr J Sharan Pathological Laboratory, Buxi Avenue

5. Lifeline Diagnostic Care, Singh road

6. One Point Diagnostic Center, Rukmani Tower

Drain Areas


Ranchi is to be developed as a Smart City, is the capital of Jharkhand. Jharkhand has a huge gap in the current availability and proposed numbers of health facilities. So, the flow of patients is naturally towards capital of the state to avail quality health care. Thus, Ranchi is providing lot of scope & opportunities to new hospitals to provide good services & to serve the people.

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