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Rajeswari Academic Block

Rajeswari Academic Block

Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (SMSIMSR) along with the Rajeswari Academic Block was inaugurated by Honorable Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi on 25th March, 2023 in rural district Chikkaballapur, Karnataka where the doctor to patient ratio is 1:11,340 (WHO recommends 1:1000). This college will change the landscape of rural healthcare by providing free medical education to deserving rural students from underprivileged families.

The salient features are:

  • In the rural, for the rural, by the rural. Meaning-located in a rural area, for the rural healthcare, delivered by students who come from rural areas

  • 100 rural students will be enrolled annually

  • Values-based education and compassionate care training

  • Clinical training in hospitals that provide free medical services to all:

    • 360-bedded multi-specialty Sarla Memorial Hospital

    • 400-bedded multi-specialty Hospital (under construction)                                     

The Medical College as well as the affiliated hospitals are completely free of cost.
Only payback is gratitude

Key Milestones

December 2021

Land purchased for academic block and teaching hospital


Permits obtained & land surveys completed.

February 2022

Foundation work commenced


Basement completed


Intake of first batch of MBBS students

March 2023

Construction completed and PM Modi inaugurated medical college on 25th March, 2023

February 2023

NMC approval completed

Rural Students for Rural Impact
Free Education and Rural Medical Service


Selection only given to students from rural India belonging to families with poor socio-economic background.

Undergraduate medical education and rural service

5 years of education leading to an MBBS degree followed by 5 years of rural medical service.

Post-graduate medical education and rural service

3 years of speciality education leading to an MD/MS degree followed by 3 years of rural medical service


3 years of super-speciality education leading to a DM/MCh degree followed by 3 years of rural medical service.

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