SERVICES: LAUNDRY ACTIVITIES The Department of Laundry is handling linen of nearly 50000 pieces/day in various cycling process. We are using the modern equipments for washing the soil linen which is approximately 3.0 to 3.5 ton/day. The following are the daily routine activities of JIPMER Laundry.

  1. Collection of soiled & wet linen materials from various wards, on alternate days, OTs and ICUs on daily basis and OPDs on weekly basis.
  2. Washing the soiled linen with help of hot steam by adding washing soda, bleaching powder, Blue and soap chips. We are adding Dettol at the end of washing process.
  3. The water is extracted from the washed linen with the help of Hydro extractor.
  4. The extracted linen are shifted to drying yard for drying in the open sunlight.
  5. Drying Tumblers and Drying Chambers can be used for drying the washed linen during rainy season.
  6. The dried linen are shifted to folding area for folding. While folding the torn linen will be separated from the good one for stitching.
  7. After folding, the linen will be packed and distributed to various wards & O.T’s at their door steps.
  8. Centralised Linen condemnation is being done on monthly twice in Laundry and the replacement can be made to the concern wards/OTs/ICUs through indent from the Linen section.
  9. Laundry also provide services to various departments and Rural Health Centres located in JIPMER.

Quality monitoring:

  1. Regular visit by the Laundry Supervisors and Officer In-Charge.
  2. System of delivery of items
  3. System of washing and sluicing
  4. Length of washing cycle
  5. Right quantity of detergents
  6. Quality of washed Linen.
  7. Ensure stipulated delivery time to various wards/OTs/ICUs/OPDs.


Sl. No. Areas Daily/ alternate days Soil Collection Timings Distribution of clean Linen Timings
1 ICUs Daily 8.30 am to 11.00 am 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
2 OTs Daily 8.30 am to 11.00 am 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
3 Wards Alternative days 8.30 am to 11.00 am 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
4. OPDs Thursday and Friday 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm



Last Updated: 01 Feb 2022

Last Updated :01-Feb-2022