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The structure has a graceful portico with a triangular apex clock tower visualized over four directions. The ground floor has eastern and western wings with a hall way from which the gracious staircase leads to an upper floor. A verandah runs all around the wings on either side. While one wing used to be the maternity ward the other housed the labour rooms and operation theaters those days; the general wards were in up-stairs. This building is today the administrative block with consulting rooms and reception downstairs and offices up stairs It was built by the Public Works Department of which C O Brien was the then Chief Engineer, the architect at an estimated cost of Rs 5,77,800. Nanja Boyan, the head mason supplied bricks at six annas per hundred!! (Nanjundapuram kuppa Boyan) The main hospital had a mortuary built in 1916 and a TB Block in 1937, later shifted to Perundurai. The nursing staff quarters were built in 1934.It is laudable that the striking features of the original building and its façade have been retained for one hundred years. The above information was garnered in 1989-90. This Hospital is functioning with effect from 14.7.1909; it was then managed by Coimbatore Municipality till 31.3.1912. On 1st April 1912 hospital was taken over by the Government, and its Golden Jubilee was celebrated during (1905-1959) i.e. on 13.8.1959. The Name of Government Headquarters hospital, Coimbatore has been changed with effect from 24.11.1969 on its conversion as Medical College Hospital it was brought under the control of Director of Medical Education, Chennai.600 010. The administrative building along with the hospital holds the fame of serving the society for more than 100 years and recently in 2009, we celebrated the centinary year .

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