Welcome to Sneka Mind Care Hospital

Thank you for choosing Sneka Mind Care hospital . Established in 2006 by Dr. C. Panneer Selvan MBBS MD , ( NIMHANS ) a renowned psychiatrist, our hospital stands as one of the largest psychiatric facilities in South Tamilnadu. Nestled in the serene heart of Tirunelveli city, our environment is designed for a calming experience amidst lush green paddy fields.

About Us

Sneka Mind Care hospital is a well-equipped facility with experienced professionals, including psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, psychiatric social workers, and mental health nurses. Our hospital, situated at No. 12, South Bypass Road, Tirunelveli, is a three-story building featuring four consultation rooms, four counseling rooms, three general wards, two guest rooms, 30 private rooms (with and without air conditioning), three nursing stations, a pharmacy, a fully equipped ECT suite , a recovery room, and a modern laboratory.

Our Aim

Our primary goal is to offer modern psychiatric treatment at an affordable cost, breaking the stigma surrounding mental health in society. We actively raise awareness about psychiatric illnesses, with a key focus on preventing suicide. Helping individuals overcome addiction to substances like alcohol is a crucial part of our mission. We work to enhance the self-confidence of those with mental illness, striving to make their lives easier and more normal, enabling them to lead independent lives.

Our Team



Director & Chief Consultant Psychiatrist,
Sneka Mind Care Institute,



Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecologist,
Sneka Mind Care Institute,

Dr. Arvind Rengarajan ARG

M.B.B.S, MD (Psych)

Additional Consultant Psychiatrist,
Sneka Mind Care Institute,

Dr. S. Aswath Babu

M.B.B.S., M.D (Psych), D.N.B., MNAMS

Additional Consultant Psychiatrist,
Sneka Mind Care Institute,

Mr. Arun Selvaraj

M.Sc., M.Phil. Clinical Psychology (NIMHANS)

Consultant Clinical Psychologist


MSc Psychology

Clinical Psychologists



Psychiatric Social Worker

Mr. Ajeeth Kumar

M.Sc Psychology

Certificate Course Clin. Psychology


Mr.Jebin Felix

MSc (N)

Psychiatry Nurse


Sneka Mind Care hospital prioritizes excellence in psychiatry care and ensuring high standards of service. If you have specific questions or need more details about our hospital facilities, feel free to ask.

Psychiatry Outpatient

Providing treatment for 150 - 200 patients per day

Psychiatry Inpatient

80 bedded inpatient facility

Child guidance clinic

Conducted on all days except Sundays

24/7 Suicide Prevention Centre

Patients who are in crisis can contact our Suicide Prevention centre Contact No: 0462 - 2354444 through phone and get counselling free of cost.

De-addiction Ward

Both inpatient and outpatient facility

Modified ECT

Providing with brief pulse constant current.
ECT is given under anaesthesia.

Operation theater

To provide Surgical treatment for psychiatric patients. Caesarean section is done for pregnant psychiatric patients also.

Marital counseling

Done for couples with marital problems.

Liaison psychiatry

Visiting general and specialty hospitals on call for psychiatric Consultation for medically ill patients.

Community psychiatry

To meet the mental health needs of the community our hospital provides regular outreach programs.

Community psychiatry outreach program

Team of doctors, social workers and psychiatry Nurses visit homes of uncooperative patients who are not willing to come to hospital. Treatment and follow up will be provided at their houses on the request of the care giver. This facility is being provided to the area of 25 km radius around Tirunelveli city


50 bedded half way home which is meant for patients who have partially recovered and need longer hospital stay. It is economically affordable.

Get in touch

We are available 24/7

Sneka Mind Care Institute

  • 12, Near Railway bridge, South byepass road,
    Tirunelveli - 627005, Tamilnadu, India.
  • 0462-2350559, 0462-2970159, 0462-2354444
  • 9092016556, 9159699005, 9080789622
  • panneerpsychiatrist@gmail.com
  • www.snekamindcarecentre.com