JKC Banara is established by Jagadguru Kripalu Yog Trust (JKYT). This hospital is situated in Tehsil – Damapada, District – Cuttack, Odisha, India. (On the Bhubaneshwar-Banki Road, 5 kilometers ahead of Naraja, towards Banki)
The village of Banara has a population of around 5000 people. A majority of the villagers belong to the low social and economic background.
There are no medical facilities within five kilometers of the village. Catchment area of the hospital is around 3 km in radius, with a catchment population of more than 5,000. Further, the entire Dampada Tehsil consisting of many villages are benefitting from the project.
- To give the gift of health and well-being to the socially & economically backward people of the village and the neighboring areas.
- To provide out-patient, in-patient and emergency medical & surgical facilities, along with modern diagnostic services to the patients.
- To become an integral part of the on-going National health programs for communicable and vaccine preventable diseases.
- To educate the masses about maternal health care, including family planning, prevention and control of locally endemic diseases, safe health practices and basic sanitation etc.
Present Facilities of the hospital
The Hospital has basic emergency facilities in the Casualty Ward. Operation facilities are also available, and an ambulance is available for severe emergencies and to transport patients to metropolitan hospitals. A doctor will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the hospital.