General Info

Department of Dietetics

The Department of Dietetics with its in-house centralized kitchen has started working full-fledged along with JIPMER hospital in the year 1966. It is one of the essential departments providing the healthy and nutritious diet to all the in-patients as the recommendations of DGHS (Directorate General of Health Services).

As Diet is an integral part of Curative and preventive health care management, the department is involved in dietary services like

  • Normal Diet preparation
  • Therapeutic Diet Preparation including diet for COVID patients
  • Diet counseling
  • Administration
  • Departmental orientation programs

The Dietetics Department functions 24 X 7. The Departmental kitchen caters 3 meals per day for around 1800 hospitalized in- patients and modified Therapeutic liquid feeds to patients of specific illness.

Last Updated: 06 March 2022