Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences

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Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences, Saifai, Etawah
उत्तर प्रदेश आयुर्विज्ञान विश्वविद्यालय, सैफई, इटावा
Former name
U.P. Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (2005 to 2016)
Motto सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः
Type Medical Research University
Established
Founder Government of Uttar Pradesh
Affiliation
Vice-Chancellor Dr. (Brig.) T. Prabhakar [1] (July 2016 - present)
Dean Prof. K. M. Shukla
Medical Superintendent Dr. (Brig.) S. K. Gupta
Location Saifai, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, 206130, India
26°57′45″N 78°57′40″E / 26.962595°N 78.961019°E / 26.962595; 78.961019Coordinates: 26°57′45″N 78°57′40″E / 26.962595°N 78.961019°E / 26.962595; 78.961019
Campus Saifai
Acronym UPUMS
Website www.upums.ac.in

The Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences (Hindi: उत्तर प्रदेश आयुर्विज्ञान विश्वविद्यालय) 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.[2]

History[edit]

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 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"; it was stated that the proposed university will be known as U.P. University of Medical Sciences.[3] The Bill said that after establishment of the university, the existing U.P. Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research and the dental, paramedical, nursing and pharmacy colleges under it, will come under the proposed new university. As per the provisions, the Chief Minister would be Chancellor of this university. At 2 May 2016 the Bill was approved Governor of Uttar Pradesh (Ram Naik) and it become a university at 5 June 2016.[4]

Facilities[edit]

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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