Directorate of Medical Education & Training (DMET) Odisha was established as Head of Department during 1975 like other Heads of Department in the state. The aims of the Organisation is to improve the “Education” in the field of Medical Science and impart training to medical personnel in the state which involves under graduate, post graduate students, Dental and training of paramedical & nursing personnel (both in degree& diploma ) and other related health programme. The main back ground of its establishment is to improve and close monitoring of the institutions as the supervising Head of the Department. The other functions are:
Allocation of Organisation is to keep official records of its employees working in the offices under control and the official business in the field of education & training in medical sciences covering all rules of O.S.C., O.G.F.R, O.M.E.S. & O.S.C. (CCA) Rule 1962 & Government Servant Conduct Rules etc.
All training & health programmes are conducted by different committees like Authorization Committee of Human Organ Transplantation, Medical Board of the State Appellate Medical Board, Nursing Board, Governing Body of the Medical Colleges and its attached hospitals, Swasthya Vikash Samiti of Medical Colleges and Hospitals, AHRCC (Ctc) and Western Orissa Development Council in all of which DMET is an active member. Besides D.M.E.T. (O) is the controlling officer in respect of all medical colleges.
Duties to be performed to achieve the reality
To coordinate with the modern advanced technology in the field of Medical Science.
To provide time to time directives for Medical Education & Treatment services in the Medical College and Hospitals of the state.