Dayanand Medical College & Hospital

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Dayanand Medical College & Hospital (DMCH) Ludhiana, Punjab, India is a 1100 bedded tertiary care teaching hospital in North India. Having an imposing complex of modern buildings, the institution is equipped with all kinds of modern facilities for providing proper care to the patients and training to the undergraduate and postgraduate students. All the clinical departments, along with the diagnostic laboratories provide round-the-clock service at the campus.

Historical Background

Motivated by a devoted personality, Dr Banarsi Dass Soni, Ex.Capt.I.M.S. with a missionary zeal for medical education and patient care, conceived the noble idea of providing much needed medical care to the general public. This bloomed in the form of Arya Medical School in 1934,started in a rented building in Civil Lines, Ludhiana.
In 1936, management of the medical school was handed over to the Arya Samaj, Saban Bazar, Ludhiana, under the aegis of Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, Punjab. A separate Managing Body was nominated by the Managing Committee of Arya High School, Ludhiana. It was shifted to its own building (now, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, College Campus) in 1937.
The institution was recognized for LSMF (Licentiate of the Punjab State Medical Faculty) in 1938. The following year, the Managing Body decided that the Ludhiana Medical School should thereafter be called “Arya Medical School” and the hospital attached to it “Dayanand Hospital”.
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