Medical education has tremendous scope in developing countries after globalization, due to intelligent and dedicated manpower availability. India is presently witnessing such advantages by attracting business process outsourcing from many developed countries. Due to improvement in educational level of the citizens of the country, the awareness of high tech medical treatment is being enhanced in multi-fold manner. 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 local/global demand. In this scenario, 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 in Mangalore Taluk of Dakshina Kannada District.
The establishment of a Super-speciality Hospital with over 20 departments and an associated world class Medical College with annual intake of 150 students for MBBS and mentor at least 20 research scholars every year for deserving candidates was a dream of CA A Raghavendra Rao, President of A Shama Rao Foundation, Mangalore, and the Vice-President Mr Srinivas Rao.
Srinivas Hospital has an objective to provide affordable medical services to the community with the skill, knowledge and resources to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases. The land chosen is on the Udupi Mangalore Highway, and is ideally located to serve people from Mangalore and surrounding suburban districts. The location is easily accessible by public transport. The hospital is equipped with up-to-date medical technology and facilities to provide modern state of the art medical treatment to the poor and needy. The institute is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, and Approved by Medical Council Of India, New Delhi.