Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences
The Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences, formerly U.P. Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, is a medical school and medical research public university located at Saifai in the Etawah District of Uttar Pradesh, India. It came into being after the upgrade of UP Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (established in 2005) by Government of Uttar Pradesh under Act,15 of 2016.
|U.P. Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research|
|Type||Medical Research University|
|Location||Saifai, Uttar Pradesh, 206130, India
In 2005, U.P. Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, a state run Medical College was established in Saifai village, District Etawah, Uttar Pradesh. It was established by UPRIMS&R, Saifai, Act 2005 notified on 15 Dec 2005. It had been started as a Satellite Centre of Lucknow's Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences(SG-PGI) functioning at Saifai village, Etawah. In 2005, the Institute of Medical Sciences and Research was established by the UPRIMS&R, Saifai, Act 2005, notified on 15 Dec 2005.
In February 2015, Government of Uttar Pradesh started the process of establishing a university of medical science in Saifai, Etawah. On 4 February 2015, the state assembly passed a bill named "Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences, Saifai, Etawah Bill-2015". At 2 May 2016 the Bill was approved Governor of Uttar Pradesh (Ram Naik) and it become a university at 5 June 2016.
The University is running full-fledged Medical College, Dental College (postgraduate), Paramedical College, Nursing College, Pharmacy College, Multi Specialty 850 bedded hospital and 150 bedded trauma and burn centre. 500 bedded super specialty hospital is being established in the University by Government of Uttar Pradesh with budget of Rs. 650 crores.
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- "UP govt to establish medical science university in Saifai". Business Standard. 13 March 2015.
- "सैफई मेडिकल यूनिवर्सिटी को गवर्नर का ओके". NBT (in Hindi). 3 May 2016.