The Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, the second medical college to be established in Assam, is also a health care institution in North East India. It provides medical education at undergraduate, postgraduate and specialty levels. The Gauhati Medical College (GMC) took its start under the stewardship of Professor I. Jahan from October, 1960 to June, 1961. Professor S.N. Sarma was transferred from AMC, Dibrugarh and he took over the charge of the Office of the Principal, Gauhati Medical College on 3 June 1961. Professor S.N. Sarma was the founder Principal of the Gauhati Medical College and he took great interest in the construction of the permanent college and hospital complexes. Paraclinical and clinical departments were started in the Civil Hospital Campus at Panbazar, Ulubari Maternity Home, Emigration Hospital (later on Infectious Diseases Hospital) and T.B. Hospital at Birubari, Guwahati as and when they became available. The members of the teaching staff were brought from Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh.
|13 Kms||15 minutes||Distance from Kamakhya Junction Railway Station, Maligaon, Guwahati|
|25 kms||30 minutes||Distance from Guwahati airport|