Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) is a medical college in New Delhi. It is attached to the famous Safdarjung Hospital for clinical teaching. The college runs under the umbrella of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. Vardhman Mahavir Medical College was established at Safdarjung Hospital (one of the largest hospitals in India, started during the Second World War) in November 2001.
The Inauguration of the college was done by the then Honourable Prime Minister Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 17 December 2001 in presence of Sh.L.K.Advani, Sh. C. P. Thakur and Founder Principal Dr. Jagdish Prasad. The first batch of MBBS students joined the college in February 2002. More than ten batches have joined since. The college has recognition by the Medical Council of India. It is included in the World Directory of Medical Schools and the Avicenna Directory of Medicine.