Dr. John Berry White, MRCS, a British doc of the archipelago Company, was the pioneer to begin Health Education and health care in a province. He established a school of medicine called 'Berry White Medical School' at Dibrugarh, the province in 1898-99. In course of your time this school of medicine was upgraded and on third Gregorian calendar month., 1947 the province Medical school, Dibrugarh was established and it stands because the initial medical school in the province.
With increasing demands for health care and health education, the necessity for additional medical schools in province was keenly felt. The regime in 1959 headed by man. B.P. Chaliha, the then Chief Minister of the province, Mr. Fakaruddin Ali Ahmed, the then minister of finance, and Mr. Rupram Brahma because the then Medical Minister of province determined to possess a second medical school in the province. On 7th Nov., 1959 the regime found out Associate in Nursing knowledgeable committee to travel into the matter and submit their report.
The knowledgeable committee comprised of the subsequent members:
Dr. Basudev Narayan - member, Medical Council of India and
the Principal of Kakinda Medical school. He was the chairman of the committee.
Dr. A.B. Dasgupta - Medical Secretary.
Dr. B.L. Choudhury - Director of Health Services (DHS), Assam
Dr. R.I. Cunvill - Director of life scientist Institute, Shillong.
Dr. S.N. Sarma - Principal, province Medical school, Dibrugarh.
Dr. G.S. Das - M.L.A., Guwahati.
Dr. B. Bhattacharyya - Silchar.
Raisahab Apurba Dutta - Silchar.
Dr. U.C. Bardoloi - Retired Director of Health Services, Guwahati.
The province Government determined to possess each the medical schools at the same time from August, 1960. thus a second technical knowledgeable committee was fashioned on sixth Gregorian calendar month, 1960 to travel into the main points with the subsequent members:
Dr. B.L. Choudhury - D.H.S.
Dr. S.N. Sarma - Principal, province Medical school (AMC), Dibrugarh.
Dr. I. Jahan - academician. of Physiology, A.M.C., Dibrugarh.
Dr. O. Lyngdoh - academician. of Anatomy, A.M.C., Dibrugarh.
Mr. Pundarikakhya Sarma - Chief Engineer of Public Health.
After many rounds of discussions, the committee visited the sites at Ulubari, Jalukbari, Chandmari and alternative areas of the town of Guwahati and additionally totally different components of Silchar. The committee submitted its report on twenty-sixth Gregorian calendar month, 1960 stating that it had been possible to begin the Gauhati Medical school from August 1960 within the vacant Ayurvedic school buildings and also the education coaching buildings at Jalukbari, Guwahati, however, no such place was right away obtainable at Silchar to begin the Silchar Medical school. The committee suggested Ulubari for Gauhati Medical school and Ghungoor for Silchar Medical school to be the permanent sites.
So the regime determined to begin the universities with diagnosing categories within the vacant buildings of the Ayurvedic school at Jalukbari, Guwahati with sixty students for Gauhati Medical school and forty students for Silchar Medical school as a twin school. By a State Govt. order no. MM-D/275/60/45 dated twenty-sixth June, 1960, Dr. S.N. Sarma, the then Principal and Supdt. of the province and Supdt. of the province Medical school & Hospital, Dibrugarh was entrusted with the responsibility to form all necessary arrangements for beginning the diagnosing categories at Jalukbari from August, 1960 and additionally for taking necessary steps for institution of the planned medical schools at Gauhati and Silchar additionally to his duties within the AMC, Dibrugarh.
|Institute Type||Private College|
|Name of the Institute||Gauhati Medical College and Hospital - GMCH|
|Affiliated||Gauhati University - GU|