Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha
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Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS), Sevagram is India’s first rural medical college. Nestled in the karmabhoomi of Mahatma Gandhi in Sevagram, was founded by Dr Sushila Nayar in 1969. Kasturba Hospital has the distinction of being the only hospital in the country which was started by the Father of the Nation himself. In the spirit of its Founder, the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram today is committed to the pursuit of professional excellence by evolving an integrated pattern of medical education and it seeks to provide accessible and affordable health care primarily to underprivileged rural communities.
MGIMS is four decades old now. From a 15 bedded hospital, the Institute gradually expanded- battling pressures of space and support. Today Kasturba Hospital has 620 teaching beds. With a view to meet the needs of the community, 140 service beds and 20 private rooms were added, bringing the total to 780 beds.
The Institute offers MCI recognized degrees and diplomas in 18 postgraduate disciplines and PhDs in seven departments. MGIMS boasts of a well equipped library which is a recognized resource library for HELLIS network in Western India. Three of its faculty members, Dr BC Harinath (1992), Dr (Mrs) P Narang (2002) and Dr PB Behere (2005) are recipients of the National BC Roy Award.
Sevagram, Wardha - 442012
07152-284341 to 55
Year of Establishment
Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik(MUHS)
Private - Society
How to Reach
Sevagram is located at 80 kilometers from Nagpur. The district headquarter, Wardha is ten kilometers from Sevagram. It is well connected by train, as it is at the intersection of Delhi-Chennai, as well as Mumbai-Howrah railway route.
Nearest Airport: Nagpur ( 80 Km) and Sevagram Railway station, about six kilometers from MGIMS is located on the Delhi-Chennai trunk root.
Time: 9 A.M to 7 P.M IST
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