was established in November of 1969 as a dream come true for the people of Uttar Pradesh's eastern region. Baba Raghav Das, a renowned Sarvodaya Leader and close associate of Mahatma Gandhi and Acharya Vinoba Bhave, was the inspiration for the college's name. The academic programme began at a government polytechnic and then moved to college and hospital buildings, with the first batch of MBBS students enrolling in 1972.
The BRD Medical College campus is 147.6 acres in size, including all essential facilities and a built-up area of more than 12000 square metres. Administrative Block, Lecture Theatres, Examination Hall, Central Library, Auditorium, and other departments of non-clinical and paraclinical areas of medical school are among the infrastructure components. The college block consists of a three-story structure that houses the administrative office, four 150-seat lecture theatres, a 250-seat examination hall, and different pre-clinical and para-clinical departments.
The BRD Medical College Gorakhpur has a separate library block that is 1800 square feet in size. On the ground floor, there is a 250-person capacity reading room for both students and faculty. The Central Library, which has a good collection of over 16,000 books covering all aspects of medical education, nursing, and laboratory technology, is open for business. In addition, there are 12 international journals and 18 Indian journals, as well as 20 internal nodes. In addition, the library has offered students and faculty with access to the internet and a computer lab.
Nehru Hospital, the Medical College's teaching hospital, first opened its doors in 1974. The hospital now has approximately 600 beds with multi/super specialists on staff, as well as an outpatient department for a variety of medical specialties. It also provides research support in basic medical sciences and serves as a foundation for future doctors' medical careers. Various clinical departments, central registration of indoor and outdoor patients, X-ray facilities, epidemic ward with 108 beds, emergency services, intensive care unit, ART and VCTC Centre for treatment drug distribution centre, and diagnosis of HIV positive patients, DOTS and microscopy centre for diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis patients, and 1 Lecture Theatre with seating capacity of 450 are all located within the hospital complex.
BRD Medical College is located in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, close the Nepalese border and 273 kilometres east of the state capital Lucknow. Gorakhpur is the region's educational and medical centre, and it is well connected via all modes of transportation, including road, rail, and air. BRD Medical College is 9 kilometres from the city centre and is easily accessible by road. Gorakhpur has a Railway Junction, which is 9 kilometres from the campus and was once the world's longest railway station. The city has a domestic airport, Mahayogi Gorakhnath Airport, which is 15 kilometres away from the campus.