Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education, (declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 ) Tumkur, was established vide MHRD GOI No. F.9-31/2006-U.3 (A) dated: 30/05/2008 of Govt. of India. Sri Siddhartha Medical College and Sri Siddhartha Dental College have been functioning as constituent colleges of Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education since 01/06/2008.
Further as per Govt. of India notification vide No. F.9-31/2006-U.3(A) Dtd. 16/12/2008, the UGC in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, included Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Maralur, Tumkur, as an off-campus constituent teaching unit of Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education, Tumkur with effect from 06/03/2009.
Shridevi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Hospital is established by Sri Shridevi Charitable Trust, Tumkur, with a dream to build a new world to provide quality based Medical education. The Trust to its fold has Shridevi Engineering college, Nursing, MBA, Paramedical Courses and other degree colleges and schools.
Medical education has tremendous scope in developing countries after globalization, due to intelligent and dedicated manpower availability. Recently, tremendous growth in the areas of Information Technology and automated medical equipment further enhanced the need of qualified Doctors. Karnataka state should not lag behind in producing competent and qualified doctors to fulfill demand. There is an ample opportunity in serving the society especially socially and economically weaker sections of the people to provide free medical facilities by a new multi-specialty Hospital and associated Medical College at Tumkur District of Karnataka State.
Shridevi Research Hospital has an objective to provide affordable medical services to the community with the skill, knowledge and resources of its highly qualified, experienced staff in all specialty and super specialty. It also has full-fledged high laboratories, radiology including CT Scan, MRI and color Doppler to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases.
The land chosen is on the National Highway-4 and is ideally located to serve people from all taluks of Tumkur, Bangalore (Rural) districts. Chitradurga, as it is situated in NH4 and Hospital, is only 300 meters from the Highway. The location is easily accessible by public transport. The hospital is equipped with up-to-date medical technology and facilities to provide a modern state of the art medical treatment to the poor and needy.
Sree Siddhartha Medical College (SSMC) was started in the year 1988 by Sree Siddhartha Educational Society (SSES). The Medical College and hospital is located in the outskirts of Tumkur city – 6 km from the city amidst green field in a vast campus of 220 acres of the side of Bangalore – Honnavar national highway and it is just 76 Km from Bangalore city connected by road and railway.
The climate is similar to Bangalore. There are 21 buildings with built-in area of about 73,875 sq. mt at the cost of about Rs. 20 crores, which include furnished quarters for staffs. There are separate buildings for pre and para-clinical departments, library and information center and SSMC Hospital
To work with motto of “Friendship, Philanthropic guide to the inherent talents of each student, to develop their skill and guide them to build all round personality with a aim of making them better citizens of the Nation”.
Sabbe Loko Hitatthaya (Let all be Happy and Prosperous)
The Medical College and hospital is located in the outskirts of Tumkur city – 6 km from the city amidst green field in a vast campus of 220 acres of the side of Bangalore – Honnavar National highway and it is just 76 Km from Bangalore city well connected by road and railway. The climate is similar to Bangalore.
There are 21 buildings with built-in area of about 73,875 sq. mt at the cost of about Rs. 20 crores, which include furnished quarters for staffs.
Separate buildings for Pre and Para-clinical departments, spacious library and information center and SSMC Hospital.