Hospital is the realization of a dream.
Jyothi hospital is a multi specialty
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 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 functions as a referral centre
for all the Health Centers. Today, Jyothi
Hospital stands proud as a magnificent
monument to our concerted effort to provided
quality health care not only in Orissa but
also west Bengal and Jharkand.
Fr. Paul Koonamparampath 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. When Fr. Jose Thundyil left
for the States in 2005, to work in the
Diocese of Norwich Fr. Paul Koonamparampath
once again assumed to be the director of the
There are more than a dozen of well
qualified doctors and a number of nursing
staff work in the hospital. Sisters of
Destitute from Kothamagalm province render
their whole hearted services to all the
departments of the Hospital.
The mission Jyothi Hospital is to provide
quality health service to all at a
reasonable cost irrespective of caste, creed
and religion with an emphasis on helping the
poor and the un-reached. Quality is never
and accident. It is the result of planning,
determination, team work and a commitment.
Fr. Paul Koonamparampath
Jyothi Hospital, Kuruda,
Balasore, Orissa, 756056
(06782)256296, 256375, 395461