It was 1920, and the island city of Bombay had only one medical college, the Grant Medical College. India was under British rule and naturally the college was managed by the British. No Indian doctors were appointed irrespective of their academic background and experience.This was the time when the country was in the throes of the independence movement. Local nationalistic leaders felt that the city should have a medical college that is established only with the help of locally generated funds without taking any help from the British rulers.
Library: Medical Libraries are Essential for the organization and retrieval of the vast & continuously expanding fields of knowledge in the health science and thus, to the effective delivery of health care. Books and users are two essential components of the information system, therefore it is essential to have proper interaction between the user and information system. The service element is very important aspect of any Medical Library. In the 21st century, Medical Libraries have become increasingly concerned about their status, their changing roles in the community and appropriate recognition for their contributions to the success of the Medical Libraries. It provides one of the most important means for independent study available to the student. It also serves as the Institution’s memory which is true in case of our T.N.M.C. Library as past student alumni still remembers their student days.
Laboratories: This Department is essentially a center for the diagnosis and management of OPD patients of Nair Hospital.