Prof. Dr. Pradeep Vaidya

The Department of Information Technology (DIT) was established in the purpose of assisting in fulfilling Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) main goals, which are to excel in Medical Education, Service and Research. IOM being a premier institute has lots of data, research and to keep up with the advances in medicine, there was a great need for its own information technology center. In this age of Global Village, the need to excel in one’s own objectives is assisted only by information technology.

In support of the Institute of Medicine’s mission, the Information Technology Department promotes, develops delivers and facilitates the use of information technology services and resources in IOM. DIT helps all the faculties and staffs of IOM who are interested in all matters of medical information. It provides services like Faculty room which is also a business center with all IT facilities. It has a video conferencing room, from where it is possible to have video conference with any institutes/countries or any remote site in Nepal with internet. It has helped develop telemedicine and tele-teaching within various institutes. DIT also provides cheap and fast internet connection to all the departments, wireless internet service in IOM compound, free internet service in the library, etc.