Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur
Sri Siddhartha Medical College (SSMC) Tumkur was started within the year 1988 by Sree Siddhartha instructional Society (SSMC). The Medical school and hospital is found within the outskirts of Tumkur town – six km from town. Amidst inexperienced field during a huge field of 220 acres of the aspect of city – Honnavar national main road and it's simply seventy six km from city connected by road and railway. The college was inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of Asian country, Rajiv Gandhi. Once the Medical Council of Asian country and therefore the then Karnataka regime run beneath the Chief Minister Ramakrishna Hegde had declined the permission to line up the school. The climate is comparable to city. There area unit twenty one buildings with intrinsic space of concerning seventy three,875 sq.mt at the price of concerning Rs. 20 crores, that embrace stocked quarters for staffs. There area unit separate buildings for pre and para-clinical departments, library and data center and SSMC Hospital. Sri mystic Medical school came to light-weight because of the illustrious sons lately Sri H M Gangadhariah. The sons area unit Dr G Shivaprasad (Ophthalmologist), gift Secretary and therefore the different son Dr G Parameshwara (Agricultural Scientist) and Joint Secretary.