Vizianagaram has a great socio-cultural heritage but lacks good healthcare facilities. The district has an area of 6539 sq. Kms and a population of 22,45,103 as per 2001 census. the density of population 343 with 82% being rural with 51.82% literacy. There were 11 public and a community hospital with 836 beds, and 104 medical officers and 6 dispensaries, 51 primary health centers. There are 37 beds and 5 doctors per one lakh of population, prior to the establishment of the MIMS. It is the endeavor of MIMS to provide such services in this area. The tribal belt of Araku is not very far away and MIMS wishes to cover these areas as part of its out-reach services.
Spread across a vast area, The Maharajah's Institute of Medical Sciences consists of two blocks of 1,10,000 sq. ft. and 90,000 sq. ft. respectively. The 760 bedded Hospital occupies an area of 3,10,000 sq. ft.
Maharajah's Institute of Medical Sciences is situated in a easily accessible location on the state Highway 43, 15 Kms from the National Highway (NH-5), 5 Kms away from the Vizianagaram Railway Station and 70 Kms away from the Visakhapatnam Airport.
Details of Course Offered, Seats, Fee, Specialty & Hostel:
Organon of Medicine
NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
Maharaja's Institute of Homoeopathy Sciences, At Nellimarla, Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh
08922-244390 - 244397