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The Department will strive to be among the top ten medical colleges in India in the spheres of medical education, research and healthcare. Added to this 1000 bed Dr.Prabhakar Kore charitable hospitals and three primary health centers and health center are epicenters post graduate and undergraduate training, where patients were treated free of charge and exclusively intended for training post graduate and under graduate in their basic knowledge and skills.
Extreme lack of medical facilities in the region, promoted KLE society to establish Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Belgaum in 1963, JN Medical College, Belgaum, stands testimony to the high professional standards and achievements of KLE Society. Under the able guidance and mature insight of the Founder Dean, the late Dr. BSJirge, was laid the foundation for the current academic huge. Outstanding medical education, tendon Dr.BS Desai and Dr. Urs M.Basavaraj led institutions as principals during the first decade.
Dr.SGDesai took over the institution in 1971 His unique time between 1971 and 1985 was marked by the achievement of high standards of discipline and decorum academic excellence.
Dr.HBRajshekhar assumed the office of rector in 1985 During his time; college so enormous growth in infrastructure and training resources. He contributed significantly in the coming KLE Hospital and MRC, Institute of Medical Educaiton, digital libraries and collaboration with the University of Illinois, USA. These ideas were conceived and realized during his term. Welfare and student support facilities were given a great emphasis by him.