Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, a Deemed University was granted this status by the University Grants Commission in 2005. It has been reaccredited with the Grade A grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for a period of five years in March 2013. Thereafter, it was included in the elite Category A by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India amongst the Deemed Universities in the month of May 2013. The University is also the recipient of the Dr. B.C. Roy Award for Research. Dr. Dilip Gode, an eminent Laprascopic surgeon is the current Vice-Chancellor of the University.
The constituents of the Deemed University are located in a 125 acre campus in Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha about 80 kms from Nagpur, Maharashtra, India which is the geographic centre of India. It is located away from the hustle and bustle of the city amidst serene surroundings in a self sustaining complex with an excellent academic ambience. It is very well connected by road, rail and air (via Nagpur) to all the major cities in the country. Nagpur has now become an international airport with direct flights from Sharjah and many more on the anvil in the near future.
The constituents of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University) are subdivided under five Faculties: -
I. FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Constituent College :
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU MEDICAL COLLEGE
Established in 1990, it is now among the best private medical colleges in the country. It also has the intake capacity of 200 students annually. Since its inception, it has grown by leaps and bounds thereby earning fame and recognition. It is recognised by the Medical Council of India, the World Health Organisation, the Sri Lanka Medical Council and also by the Maldives Quality Authority. It has recently been notified by the Medical Council of India as one of the 4 Nodal Centers in the country for the National Faculty Development Programme for the advanced training in the area of Medical education to the faculty of 15 medical colleges in the region.
The University has been included in the prestigious NMEICT project to the Ministry of HRD, Government of India and Internet connectivity of 1 Gbps has been provided.
Courses offered: M.B.B.S, B. Sc DMLT, M.D., M.S., Master in Public Health, Master in Hospital Administration & Management, M.Phil in Medical Education, M.Ch Cardiothoracic Surgery and M.Ch Cardiac Anaesthesia,PhD
ACHARYA VINOBA BHAVE RURAL HOSPITAL (AVBRH)
Is a 1,208 bedded fully equipped teaching Hospital attached to the Medical College with state of the art facilities. It motto is “ Cure with Care” and it is certainly living upto the same with the help of its dedicated team of highly qualified, skilled and experienced doctors and technicians. Inspite of it being located away from a major city, it offers super specialty treatment in the form of advanced surgeries such as Cardiac surgeries (First in the entire district), Renal Transplant (only Private Medical College Hospital in Central India), Joint replacement, Corneal transplant, Endoscopies and Laparoscopic surgeries, Neuro and Spinal surgeries, Maxillofacial and Plastic surgeries as well as Oncosurgery to name a few. It is backed by the latest medical, imaging and diagnostic equipment such as Colour Doppler, CT Scan, High precision monitors, which are upgraded periodically to keep pace with the latest advancements in the filed of Medicine. It is also equipped with an ultra modern Operation Theatre Complex with attached ICU, ICCU, Surgical ICU, Pediatric ICU and Neonatal ICUs having all the necessary equipments such as Multipara monitors, Central Monitoring System, Ventilators for providing the best possible treatment to the patient and also give the best environment to the aspiring doctors to excel in their field. Due to its expertise, this Hospital has gained lot of goodwill and has also earned the trust of the local populace which is reflected in the number of patients in the OPD and IPD. This showcases the talent and expertise of this Deemed University. This comprehensive tertiary level Hospital is fast developing into a Referral Centre of Central India. It is the only hospital in the district licensed to carry out Renal Transplants and the fully equipped Cardiac centre was also inaugurated in April 2010 which is also the only one in the District.
II. FACULTY OF DENTAL SCIENCES
Constituent College :
SHARAD PAWAR DENTAL COLLEGE
Established in 1991, it is now among the best private Dental colleges in the country. It has an intake capacity of 100 students annually in the Undergraduate level. It is recognized by the Dental Council of India and also by the Sri Lanka Medical Council. It boasts of all facilities which are on par with the best in the world. To cater to the students needs, it has well developed museums, well equipped departmental libraries, highly qualified & experienced faculty and more than 380 Dental Chairs.
The standout point of by the Dental Hospital is that it is the largest Maxillofacial Surgery setup in Central India. The students and faculty are encouraged to go in for research and this is evidenced by the various awards and laurels won by the Institute on national and international level.
Courses offered: B.D.S, M.D.S, PG Diploma in Dentistry, Certificate Course in Laser Dentistry, Certificate Course in Dental Mechanics, PhD
III. FACULTY OF AYURVEDIC SCIENCES
Constituent College :
MAHATMA GANDHI AYURVED COLLEGE
AND RESEARCH CENTRE
This College has been started in 2008 offering the B.A.M.S course (Bachelor in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) which is of 4 years duration and is followed by 6 months internship. The college is located in a sprawling campus in Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha. It has its own herbal garden spread over 2 acres of land and its hospital is providing its services to the rural populace in the region.
The Post-graduate courses in three disciplines have been started from the academic session 2013-14.
Courses offered: B.A.M.S. and MD (English medium)
IV. FACULTY OF NURSING SCIENCES
Constituent College :
SMT. RADHIKABAI MEGHE MEMORIAL
COLLEGE OF NURSING
This College was started in the year 2002 and offers all the courses related to the field of Nursing. It was included under the ambit of the Deemed University in the year 2009. It is the first private college in the state of Maharashtra to start the M.Sc Nursing programme. It is attached to the 1,208 bedded teaching hospital in the same campus. It has an annual intake of 100 students for BSc (Nursing), 50 for PBBSc (Nursing) and 25 for the MSc (Nursing) courses. We offer 100% job placements to our students. The Nursing College has a tie-up with Karlstaad University, Sweden which is working very well since the past 4 years.
Courses offered: B.Sc (Nursing), Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing), M.Sc (Nursing)
The University has now got an international appeal and is patronized by Foreign and NRI students from various countries including U.S.A., Australia, Canada, U.A.E., Kuwait, Kingdom of Bahrain, Qatar, Sultanate of Oman, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Malaysia, Bangladesh, West Indies, Singapore and Republic of Maldives.