In the spirit of its Founder, the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram is committed to provide exemplary standards of professional excellence in medical education, research and clinical care by evolving a pattern of integrating value-based medical education with accessible and affordable health care, especially to underprivileged rural communities.
The vision of the institute is to develop a replicable model of community-oriented medical education which is responsive to the changing needs of our country and is rooted in an ethos of professional excellence.
The mission and vision translate into the following objectives:
To conduct appropriate and community-based research on priority health issues
Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University) was granted the status of Deemed to be University by University Grants Commission, on 24th May, 2005. Immediately after getting the Deemed to be University status, the DMIMS(DU) has opted for inspection by National Assessment & Accreditation Council, and accordingly Peer Team from NAAC inspected the DMIMS(DU) campus and its constituent units and accredited the DMIMS (Deemed to be University) with ‘A’ Grade, in March 2007. Thereafter, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University) was conferred ‘A’ Grade status by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India amongst the Deemed Universities in the Country, in the month of May 2013.
It has been reaccredited with the ‘Grade A’ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for a period of five years, in March 2013. Thereafter, in the 3rd cycle of re-accreditation by the NAAC, the University has been re-accredited with “A+” Grade making it a unique Health Sciences University in the County to have such a unique distinction, in the 3rd cycle of its re-accreditation, in the year 2017. Subsequently, it was placed in ‘Category-I Deemed to be University’ as per University Grants Commission (Categorisation of Universities only) for grant of graded autonomy, regulations 2018. It has also been included in the list of Deemed to be Universities under 12 B of UGC act, 1956. The University is also received the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy Award for Institutional Research.
The constituent Units of Deemed University are located in a 125 acre campus in Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha about 80 kms from Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, which is the geographic centre of India. It is located away from the hustle and bustle of the city amidst serene surroundings in a self sustaining complex with an excellent academic ambience. It is very well connected by road, rail and air (via Nagpur) to all the major cities in the country and abroad.