Source: Me Next Magazine-Rajasthan Patrika (22-Oct-2017)

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Key Institutes

All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

A generous grant from New Zealand under the Colombo Plan made it possible to lay the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in 1952.The AIIMS was finally created in 1956,as an autonomous institution through an Act of Parliament ,to serve as a nucleus for nurturing excellence in all aspect of health care.All-India Institute of Medical Sciences was established as an institution of national importance by an Act of Parliament with the objects to develop patterns of teaching in Undergraduate and Post-graduate Medical Education in all its branches so as to demonstrate a high standard of Medical Education in India; to bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of personnel in all important branches of health activity; and to attain self-sufficiency in Post-graduate Medical Education.The Institute has comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient-care. As provided in the Act, AIIMS conducts teaching programs in medical and para-medical courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and awards its own degrees. Teaching and research are conducted in 42 disciplines. In the field of medical research AIIMS is the lead, having more than 600 research publications by its faculty and researchers in a year. AIIMS also runs a College of Nursing and trains students for B.Sc.(Hons.) Nursing post-certificate) degrees.Twenty-five clinical departments including four super specialty centers manage practically all types of disease conditions with support from pre- and Para-clinical departments. However, burn cases, dog-bite cases and patients suffering from infectious diseases are not entertained in the AIIMS Hospital. AIIMS also manages a 60-beded hospital in the Comprehensive Rural Health Centre at Ballabgarh in Haryana and provides health cover to about 2.5 lakh population through the Centre for Community Medicine.

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Delhi Paramedical & Management Institute

Delhi Paramedical & Management Institute, popularly known as DPMI in the Education sector is equipped with Advanced Studies Courses and was established in Delhi with the objective of providing quality Paramedical and Technical Management education for under 10th, 10+2, graduate and postgraduate levels. Young aspirants study in a stimulating environment of independent thinking and innovation in various disciplines of Health Care, Hospitality, Mass Communication, and Aviation.DPMI is focused on value addition to the courses that it offers to the student community and provides the unique combination of technical excellence, opportunities, choices, and experience. With rapid globalization of all economic activities, it is imperative that students develop a global outlook to become successful in the International arena.DPMI is managed by The PMTS of India and functions under its able leadership and Guidance. The organization is registered in Delhi under Indian Constitution act 1860 Section 21. The Institution is working for the promotion of the Paramedical Health Education and Hotel Management Catering Technology & Tourism in the Country. This Institution is working towards creating a band of well trained Paramedical and Hotel Management Professionals.

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Gandhi Eye Hospital, Aligarh

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B.R.D Medical College

The foundation stone of B.R.D. Medical College, Gorakhpur was laid on 8th November 1969 by late Shri C.B. Gupta, the then chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. The Institution was named after “Baba Raghav Das”, a devoted freedom fighter and Sarvodaya leader of this area. The appearance of a medical college in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh, so called ‘Purvanchal’, improved the availability of tertiary health care in this relatively backward area.The first batch of 50 students was admitted in August, 1972. MBBS teaching was started from 8th August, 1972 under the dynamic leadership of Professor P.L. Shukla as the Founder Principal and Professor of Anatomy at Government Polytechnic College for next 1½ years, as the building construction was in progress.The teaching hospital complex named “Nehru Chikitsalaya” (Nehru Hospital) came into existence in August, 1974. Now, it has got over 800 indoor beds and outpatient department for various medical disciplines.
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Indira Gandhi Medical College & Hospital

Himachal Pradesh Medical College at Shimla (HPMC) was established in the year 1966 with admissions of 50 students in the first batch. Indira Gandhi Medical College is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. With the establishment of Medical College in the State, the hopes and aspirations of the people of the state were met with the standards of health services going on and students benefiting with the advantage of staying home and getting better educational avenues. Himachal Pradesh Medical College was renamed Indira Gandhi Medical College (now popularly known as IGMC in abbreviated form) in 1984. Admission facility was increased to 65 in the year 1978. Now MBBS seats have been increased to 100. The post Graduate courses were started in 16 disciplines in the year 1981.Admission facility was increased to 65 in the year 1978. Now MBBS seats have been increased 65 to 100. 2794 number of MBBS students have passed out from this Medical College till 2014. The post Graduate courses were started in 16 disciplines in the year 1981.Now these are increased 16 to 20 disciplines. So far 923 postgraduates and 377 in diploma students have passed out from IGMC till date. More PG courses have been added from the session 2002-2005 in the specialties of Radiotherapy (Oncology) and Skin & VD. Total number of PG Degree seats are 96. DNB in Cardiology and MCH in CTVS have been started by IGMC. 187 B.Sc Paramedical students have passed out till 2014. Now PG courses in the disciplines of Psychiatry and Pulmonary Medicine have been started. 50% seats are available at IGMC through all India Quota from 2005 onwards.15% seats in M.B.B.S. course are available to all India Quota and 2 seats are available to NRI candidates. Indira Gandhi Medical College Shimla has also been granted the status of Regional Cancer Center by the Govt. of India, thus providing much needed comprehensive cancer care to the cancer patient. Essential periodical up gradation of facilities for investigations and treatment have been going on regularly and in the year 2005 facility of Open Heart Surgery has been made operational and in 2006 MRI facility has been added. Second Cobalt Unit & 64 slice MDCT are also operational.

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