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JYOTHI HOSPITAL at present has 60 beds. It is a Multi Speciality Charitable Hospital run by the Diocese of Balasore and situated at Kuruda, Balasore. It symbolizes fulfillment of a long cherished dream of our Bishop Rt. Rev. Thomas Thiruthalil CM, D.D., to establish a simple yet excellent general Hospital to serve the sick and the suffering humanity. Set up in the year 1999, it meets the increasing health needs of the poor and the marginalized people under the area of the Diocese. It function as a referral center for all the 20 health center of our Diocese. We are grateful to the daughters of charity for their valuable service during the initial years of Jyothi Hospital.Today Jyothi Hospital stands proud as a magnificent monument to our concerted efforts to provide quality health care not only in Odisha but also West Bengal and Jharkhand. As a Bold attempt to reduce, infant mortality and maternal mortality, Jyothi Hospital is focusing on the care and treatment of mother and child in particular.

Dr. Paul Koonamparampath, Ph.D was the first director of the Hospital and when he was transferred in 2002 to Barbil as the parish Priest, Fr. Jose Thundyil was appointed as the director. Fr. Paul Koonamparampath again assumed the charge from 2005 and continues to be the director till date.

There are more than a dozen of well qualified Doctors and a number of Nursing staff working in the Various Departments of our Hospital. Sisters of the  destitute from Kothamangalam Province render their whole hearted service to all the departments of the Hospital since 1999. We are immensely grateful to them for their hard work, commitment and service to our people with love and compassion.

While the governing body consisting of the Chairman, director, treasurer, Fr. Isaac Puthenangady, Fr. Laurance and Sr. Rinsa set the policies and guidelines, the administrative staff consisting of the director, office staff and accountant carry out the day to day administration. All the doctors and departmental heads along with the director meet frequently to take stock of the medical and nursing care.

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