Brief Description of Government Medical College, Nagpur, Nagpur
The whole college is spread in 196 acres. The building is three floored and is constructed in 84,000 square feet area built at a cost of Rupees 42 Lac. The bed strength then was 800. The current estimate is about 2000. The hospital is the biggest Medicare center for not only people of Vidarbha but also Central India.
The college originally had facilities for 100 students. In the beginning the admission was restricted due to inadequate staff. The number of students gradually rose from 80 in 1957 to150 in 1960, currently about 200 students are being admitted. Soon after few batches had passed out, the post graduate studies were stared in some departments.
The quality of teaching was and still is unmatched and unparalleled throughout India. The college is known for the abundance of clinical material and out standing clinical work. The weekly clinical meeting dates back to 12thdecember 1949.