• /content/dam/manipal/mu/foa/Images/banners/1953.00.00 Dr Pai with PM Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri's visit to Manipal1.jpg 1953

    Dr TMA Pai with former Prime Minister Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri at the inauguration of KMC Manipal, India’s 1st pvt medical college.

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  • /content/dam/manipal/mu/foa/Images/banners/1969-kmc-history.jpg 1955

    Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore opens. Clinical facilities at the Govt Wenlock Hospital, as shown above.

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    Manipal Engineering College (now Manipal Institute of Technology), Manipal starts.


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    School of Nursing, Manipal starts. Above image shows the first batch of Diploma Nursing at the annual function, 1962.


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    Kasturba General Hospital inaugurates.

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    College of Pharmacy, now Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal starts.

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  • /content/dam/manipal/mu/foa/Images/banners/1973(1965)-history-mcods.jpg 1965

    College of Dental Surgery (now MCODS), Manipal begins. Above image shows Dr TMA Pai during one of his visits to the college.

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    Valley View International Health Club (now Fortune Inn Valley View) launches.

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  • /content/dam/manipal/mu/foa/Images/banners/12.png 1973

    Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi inaugurating the Dr AV Baliga Institute of Surgery.

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  • /content/dam/manipal/mu/foa/Images/banners/1979-kmc-history.jpg 1978


    KMC celebrates silver jubilee. Above image shows one of the scientific sessions during the year long celebration.


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    Ramakrishna Hegde, former Chief Minister, Karnataka inaugurates Dr TMA Pai Health Complex (now Dr TMA Pai Hospital), Udupi.

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    The College of Hotel and Restaurant Management Studies (CHARMS) establishes in October 1986 as a unit of the Dr TMA Pai Foundation. In August 1987, the Foundation joins hands with Welcomgroup, the Hotels division of ITC Ltd and the college gets renamed the Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA).

  • /content/dam/manipal/mu/foa/Images/banners/1987-history-tmapairh.jpg 1987

    Foundation stone laid for TMA Pai Rotary Hospital, Udupi. Also, College of Dental Surgery (now MCODS), Mangalore begins.

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    Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal begins as College of Nursing, Manipal.

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    KMC Hospital at Attavar, Mangalore starts functioning as a teaching hospital.

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    Manipal Academy of Higher Education awarded Deemed University status by GOI, and is renamed Manipal University.

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    International Centre for Applied Sciences, Manipal starts.


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    Manipal Institute of Communication (now SOC), Manipal begins. Melaka Manipal Medical College - Manipal Campus also starts.

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    School of Information Sciences, Manipal starts.

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    Dr TMA Pai's birth centenary stamp releases. MCOAHS (now SOAHS), Manipal and MIM (now SOM), Manipal establishes.

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    Manipal University Dubai Campus starts. Melaka Manipal Medical College - Melaka Campus also begins.


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    Golden Jubilee of Kasturba Medical College and Manipal Education and Medical Group.

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    School of Life Sciences, Manipal opens.


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    School of Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore starts.


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  • /content/dam/manipal/mu/foa/Images/banners/marena.png 2010

    World class indoor sports complex MARENA launches in Manipal and Faculty of Architecture, Manipal gets carved out of MIT.

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    MU Chancellor and President Dr Ramdas Pai awarded Padma Bhushan. He is also honoured with Malaysian title ‘Datuk’.


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    Renovated Museum of Anatomy and Pathology, Manipal.



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    Kasturba Medical College and Manipal Group celebrates Diamond Jubilee.

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