The State Government has approached the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to provide equipments to facilitate the supply of telemedicine in Orissa, India.
The Government is planning to provide telemedicine facilities in all the district headquarters hospital of the 30 districts of the State. The Government has already set up the telemedicine centre at Cuttack, Berhampur and Burla College. The Government is investing INR 800 thousand per hospital to set up telemedicine hospitals. All the hospital would be connected through telemedicine network. The Government is also planning to set up telemedicine centre at Kalahandi, Koraput, Sundergarha and Mayurbhnaj.