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VISION


Gulbarga Institute of Medical College, Kalaburagi will seek to be a centre of excellence in Medical education, training, health care and research imbued with scientific culture, compassion for the sick and commitment to serve the underserved.

MISSION STATEMENT


The institute in pursuit of its vision will provide outstanding educational experience, in all the disciplines of Medicine and allied Health Sciences, in a supportive environment of scholarship, research, integrity, critical thinking and self directed learning. It will provide comprehensive, culturally sensitive, community oriented Health care to individuals and families.

The institute will be with the objectives of
i) correcting regional imbalances in the availability of affordable and reliable tertiary healthcare services;
ii) augmenting facilities for quality medical education creating a critical mass of doctors and
iii) conducting research in the country relevant to the area.
The institution will be expected to absorb talent, provide highly trained medical and paramedical manpower for the country and conduct research in national and regional health problems.

VALUES


The vision and mission of the institute will be accomplished using the values of congeniality, openness, inclusiveness and community involvement at a local and global level.

About Kalaburagi:


Kalaburagi is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the administrative headquarters of Kalaburagi district and is the largest city in the Kalyana-Karnataka region of North Karnataka. Kalaburagi is 623km north of the state capital city of Bangalore a nd 220km from Hyderabad.

Kalaburagi city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is in Kalaburagi Urban Region.

The entire district is on the Deccan Plateau, and the elevation ranges from 300 to 750 m above MSL. Two main rivers, the Krishna and Bhima, flow through the district. The predominant soil type is black soil. The district has many tanks, which irrigate the land along with the river. The Upper Krishna Project is a major irrigation venture in the district.

Climate

The climate of the district is generally dry, with temperatures ranging from 8°C to 45°C and an annual rainfall of about 750mm. The year in Gulbarga is divided into three main seasons. The summer lasts from late February to mid-June. It is followed by the southwest monsoon, which lasts from late June to late September. This is then followed by dry winter weather until mid-January.

Demographics

As of the 2011 Indian census,Kalaburagi city has a population of 533,587. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Kalaburagi has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy is 70%, while that of females is 30%. In Kalaburagi, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.Kannada, Deccani Urdu and English are the main languages.