Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute,Pondicherry
About Mahatma Gandhi Medical College Research Institute,Pondicherry
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College Research Institute,Pondicherry was established in the year 2001, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College Research Institute,Pondicherry is affiliated to Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute (M.G.M.C.R.I.), , the flagship institution of Sri Balaji Educational and Charitable Public Trust (S.B.E.C.T.), is a modern medical college and hospital located in Puducherry (formerly known as Pondicherry), South India. It is the leading private sector medical centre in this area. The campus is situated in a beautiful sylvan setting at Pillayarkuppam, 14 kilometers from Puducherry city, near the town of Cuddalore. This tertiary care teaching hospital is an imposing landmark on National Highway NH-45A.
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute (M.G.M.C.& R.I), the flagship institution of Sri Balaji Educational and Charitable Public Trust (S.B.E.C.T), Chaired by Sri M.K Rajagopalan, is a modern medical college and hospital located in Puducherry (formerly known as Pondicherry), South India. The campus is situated in a beautiful sylvan setting at Pillayarkuppam, 14 Kilometers from Puducherry City, near the town of Cuddalore. This tertiary care teaching hospital, better known as Architectural Wonder of Puducherry, is an imposing landmark on National Highway NH45A. It is a leading private sector medical centre in this area providing high standard Undergraduate and Post Graduate Medical Education. The institution is recognised by the Medical Council of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of Government of India,and the Government of Puducherry. M.G.M.C.R.I was affiliated to Pondicherry University. M.G.M.C.R.I has been recognised as a deemed university by university grants commission, New Delhi,on fourth August 2008.
In building this institution, Mr. M. K. Rajagopal, the young Chairman & K.KalyanaRaman. Chartered Accountant, (NRI-Bahrain), the Vice Chairman was assisted by Prof. Rajaram Pagadala, an eminet medical teacher, an able admisitrator and an efficient clinician,as the first Director, CEO and Dean of the MGMC&RI. Prof. Rajaram had the experience of having been the Dean of three other medical schools including JIPMER in Pondicherry, College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur in Nepal and Alluri Sita Ramaraju Academy of Medical sciences (ASRAM) in Eluru in Andhrapradesh. He was decorated by the president of India as an Eminet Medical teacher of India and was awarded with Dr. B.C. Roy Award in 1993. Dr DS Dubey took charge as The Director and Dean of the institution in the year 2002. Dr Dubey, an excellent administrator, teacher and clinician, had served as Director of many institutions across India including JIPMER. He also served as an inspector to the prestigious Medical Council of India. It was during his tenure the institution took complete shape and received international reputation.The period referred to as The Golden Period of MGMCRI. He held the office till the first batch of MBBS students passed out of the institution. Dr James Gnanadoss served as the Director of the institute after the tenure of Dr Dubey.
The first batch of this college started in 2002 April. Currently the 7th batch of students are about to take their first year examinations. Post graduate teaching began in April 2007. Its alumni Association came into existence on 16 August 2007 and is known as Mahathma Gandhi Medical College Fraternity(M.G.M.C Fraternity).
In addition, Kasthurba Gandhi Nursing College (K.G.N.C) and Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences( I.G.I.D.S) are housed within the same campus.
The educational institutions run by Sri Balaji Educational and Charitable Public Trust are Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute puducherry, Sri Sathya Sai Medical college & Research Institute chennai, Bharathiyar College of Engineering and Technology karaikal, Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering & Technology puducherry, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Science puducherry, Kasturba Gandhi Nursing College puducherry, Sri Venkateshwara College of Education karaikal.
Pondy Cuddalore Main Road,
Puducherry - 607 402,
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