In the year 2011-12 OPD attendance was about 86,578 patients and 2514 patients were admitted. Psychiatrists and Senior residents along with other team members are involved in various community outreach programs. Doctors are also visiting the Central Jails of Ranchi, Hazaribagh and Khunti. Doctors also visit the Missionaries of Charity, Ranchi, Remand home located at Ranchi and Sadar Hospital, Ranchi periodically.
Drug De-addiction centre is run in Ward no.3 where patients are admitted at present. A total of 445 (all Male Patient) patients have registered for de-addiction in 2011-12 and among them 125 (all Male Patient) patients were admitted.
The Department has one seat in MD. (Psychiatry) and one in Diploma in Psychological Medicine course. Presently one resident is undergoing training in each course. Two residents have complete MD and one has completed DPM in year 2011-2012. Training is provided to visiting students of M.B.B.S. Visiting M.B.B.S. students comes from Jharkhand and Bihar. MD students from Nepal come for training. The department is actively involved in clinical work, teaching and research activities. Some of the faculty members are in the editorial board of various Journals. Faculty members have presented papers ad chaired scientific sessions in various conferences.