Govt. of India, sanctioned a project in 2005 for connecting 17 Sub-divisional Hospitals/ CHCs/ PHCs to AGMC (formerly GBP Hospital) at Agartala through Tele-medicine infrastructure to avail the consultation of Specialist Doctors. Over 56,565 patients have been treated in last nine years at all 26 Tele-medicine centres including 3 Referral and 23 nodal centres in Tripura. The major disciplines covered under this service are medicine, radiology, orthopedics, pediatrics, gynecology, surgical, dermatology etc. The state was awarded for “Telemedicine for Healthcare in Rural Areas of Tripura” in 4th eNorth East Award, 2013 Summit, organised by Dept. of IT, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh and North East Development Foundation at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh on December 13, 2013.