Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt .of India had sanctioned a project scheme dated 24th September 2009, for strengthening research infrastructure in relevant departments in selected Govt. Medical Colleges of North East India. Assam Medical College & Hospital, Dibrugarh has been selected under the said project entitled “Development & Upgrading infrastructure in Medical Colleges in North- Eastern States of India”.

Assam Medical College & Hospital has successfully established a DBT Health care Facility in four departments i.e. Dept. of Microbiology, Dept. of Pathology, Dept. of Anatomy and Dept. of Biochemistry respectively.

Major objectives of DBT HEALTH CARE, AMCH
  1. Infrastructure Development: Upgrading science based research activity and diagnostic services in medical departments and labs.
  2. Manpower development: to provide appropriate training to the manpower in national labs and empowering biotechnology based research knowledge.
  3. Developing appropriate base for addressing local health related issues by advancing the technological base.
  4. Technology development.

State of the Art facility in Assam Medical College under DBT Health Care
  1. DEPARTMENT OF MICOBIOLOGY : Molecular Biology/ Virology Lab
  2. DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY : Flowcytometry Laboratory
  3. DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY : Cytogenetic Laboratory & Diagnostic Genetic Lab
  4. DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY : Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory