NKP Salve Institute of Medical Sciences & Lata Mangeshkar Hospital

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Dr Amol Deshmukh and Dr Suchika Gupta Deshmukh are both alumni and custodians of NKP Salve Institute of Medical Sciences & Lata Mangeshkar Hospital – the well known medical college and hospital located at Nagpur. As Managing Directors of HERD Foundation they undertake all healthcare delivery commitment to the very end because of their close affiliation to the mother-body.

Begun under the VSPM banner, the trusteeship under the reigns and guidance of Shri Ranjeetbabu Deshmukh continues to be invaluable. The genesis of the institution created for ‘social’-izing education, founded this medical center in 1971, and brings back a feeling of déjà vu even as the present custodians visualize the need for its transformation into a futuristic healthcare facility.

Spread over a campus of 68 acres it houses a medical college, dental college, physiotherapy college, nursing institutes, a hospital and much more. Lata Mangeshkar Hospital (LMH) was inaugurated in the year 1990 and is attached to NKP Salve Institute of Medical Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre as its tertiary care hospital. With excellent facilities for out-door (OPD) and in-door patients (IPD) at affordable and subsidized rates, it continues in the best traditions of a charitable hospital.

The specialty units and departments of the hospital are patronized by people of all walks of life. The affordable charges and quality care have made it a favored destination since the last 25 years of its existence.  Offering excellent infrastructure, renowned faculty and the best facilities it also has all modern amenities. The steady patient influx offers a great learning curve for students.

In line with its past history, the present team of custodians is keen to define its futuristic ambitions. The visionary members managing the workings of the hospital system are seeking ways and means to come up with newfound vision for patients, physicians and the facilities. Essentially the hospital flourishes because of its inherent good faith and trust. Urged on by medical advancement and aspirations it will soon culminate into a world class establishment.

With the introduction of more efficient hospital management systems in line with modern day traditions, the institution is poised to benefit by the introduction of entrepreneurial skills of the healthcare industry. This would encourage growth and create an environment for promotion of feasible modern ways of alleviating diseases. To this end the aim is to set up the highest standard of care along with world class futuristic facilities.

The primary interest of the trust managing the hospital is now taking off into another trajectory to champion the cause of quality service and building world-class functioning. Dr Amol Deshmukh and Dr Suchika Gupta Deshmukh along with their team members are all set to change the landscape of healthcare delivery at the Institute. They visualize a thriving center of prudent and cost-effective medical facility that thinks of solutions beyond the present.

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Nagpur – Center of Learning

Education widely accepted as important for attainment of developmental goals is really the fundamental right of all children whether they are in the city, suburbs or jungles. Nagpur city located in the geographical center of India continues to be a major education hub. College of Agriculture is the oldest college in the country that was founded in 1906 by the then ruling British Government. The historic and heritage Victoria Building in Maharaj Bagh houses this College that was built in 1856 for the stay of Queen Victoria of England at Nagpur!

Nagpur University, now known as Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University was founded in 1923 and is one of the oldest in India. Nagpur with both municipal schools and private schools has emerged as a hub for education in Central India. Nagpur Municipal Corporation runs over 500 schools all over the city. There are numerous private schools run by trusts or individuals. Vidya Shikshan Prasaran Mandal (VSPM) is an affiliate partner of HERD Foundation and it is registered educational body under the Societies Registration Act 1860.

VSPM as it is better known was set up as a trust in the year 1971. The vision was to create learning centers that will allow education for all and at the same time work to eradicate social disparities causing unrest in society. 51 separate educational institutes operate under VSPM that includes a Medical College, Dental College, Physiotherapy College, Nursing Institutes, Hospitals, Degree Colleges with Arts, Commerce, Science, Business Management, Education and the schools in both urban and rural areas.

The school system follows a 10+2+3/4 plan and students have the option to enroll in junior college after 10 years of schooling and then undertake degree courses for three or four years depending on their choice of field. Nagpur can verily be said to be the nucleus for education having countless schools, colleges and higher learning centers. In hindsight it appears that astute political will has seen the emergence of educational centers across the length and breadth of the city.

There is little doubt that Nagpur will continue to grow as a bigger educational hub. Not only in the State but across the country it will have its unparalleled presence drawing countless students from all over the land and outside. Even now students from surrounding districts and states arrive in city with the aim to pursue their education. It is also evident that all these institutions attract companies to Nagpur and create jobs in various disciplines.