History: Punjab Medical College PMC Faisalabad Pakistan

Published on September 11, 2009 at 4:27 am

History: Punjab Medical College PMC Faisalabad Pakistan

The emergence of two medical colleges i.e. Punjab Medical College and Rawalpindi Medical College simultaneously at the campus of University of Agriculture Faisalabad in 1973-74 was a historical event, by any stretch of imagination, in the annals of medical education. It sent a wave of happiness in the province. But with the unrestricted support and co-operation of the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, which accommodated both the medical colleges on its campus squeezing its own departmental facilities at considerable inconvenience, the growth of the two medical colleges would have been retarded and not reached the stage of development where they stand today. RMC was shifted to Rawalpindi on 5th November 1974.

Logo Punjab Medical College Faisalabad Pakistan

With a grant from the government, the structure of new buildings was completed in 1982 enabling the college to shift to its new premises spread over an area of about 158 acres. The construction of buildings and furnishing of laboratories, teaching hospital etc., continued at a fair pace and by the end of the year a sum of 460 millions had been invested on the college. It is heartening that now the college has all the facilities and infrastructure, which a modern institution can aspire in a developing country.

The first batch of graduates with M.B.B.S degrees passed out in 1978 and as on today more than 3000 graduate doctors has been produced to meet the need of the community. They are all making their mark in the social milieu.

Complements are over-due to the first 4 principals, Dr. M.H.Toosi, Dr. Fateh Muhammad Ch., M Anees Mahju, and Muhammad Zafar Ch. who worked day and out during the early formative years and overcame myriads of problems inherent in the establishment of a new medical college. Their hard work facilitated the work of their successors.

Gate Punjab Medical College Faisalabad

Note: Information provided here are for general knowledge purpose only. There is no guarantee of accuracy. For up-to-date and accurate information please visit relevant official web site.

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