Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka a premier Health Science University in India was established on 1st June 1996 at Bangalore by the Govt. of Karnataka through its enactment of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka Act 1994 to encompass all the existing health science colleges and institutions which were earlier affiliated to the conventional universities in Karnataka with a purpose of ensuring proper and systematic instruction, teaching,training and research in modern and Indians systems of medicine.
The phenomenal increase in the number of institutions and students admitted to various courses of medical and allied health sciences warranted the need to regulate,monitor and standardize the curricula as well as the evaluation systems. The product of medical and health science professional education was to meet the societal needs for better healthcare. Hence, RGUHS had the vision to bring in uniformity in the standards of teaching and have a common curriculum for the various courses offered in different colleges across Karnataka.
RGUHS is considered one of the top universities offering the best medical education in India with initiatives to make its syllabic for different courses of world class quality taking it to the forefront of Medical education in India. Based on the ever-changing scenario and also on the needs of the society it has been restructuring its programs and also starting new ones so that quality health care reaches the nooks and corners of the country.
Vision of para medical board
Para Medical Courses in interdisciplinary medical subjects are becoming enormously important in Health Care Systems. In the recent years, there has been a growing need for qualified and well-trained Para Medical personnel who form an integral component of medical profession.
In order to meet the increasing demand for qualified and trained Para Medical personnel it is necessary to impart the training to the eligible and interested students.
Para medical board of Karnataka
The Man Power Committee constituted by the Govt of Karnataka has emphasized that there is an acute shortage of Para Medical personnel in our State. Taking this into consideration the State Govt. has constituted this Board in the year 1997 to control and to conduct the Para Medical Courses.
The Para Medical Board formed by the Government of Karnataka is having overall control over the Govt and Pvt Institutions running Para Medical Courses in the State. The main functions of the Board are grant of affiliation, regulate admissions and control the functioning of Institutions running Para Medical courses with respect importing quality education programme and conduction of examinations.