Overview of Janaki medical college (JMC) Janakpur
Janaki Medical College and Teaching Hospital (JMCTH) is a medical school located in Ramdaiya-Bhawadi,Chireshwarnath municipality. The college operates two hospitals: a smaller 150 bedded hospital at Ramdaiya and a bigger 350+ bedded hospital at Bramhapuri, Janakpur, Nepal. It provides healthcare education in association with Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine and regulated by Nepal Medical Council (NMC). It is managed by Ram Janaki Health Foundation which is registered under the Nepalese company act. The college with established in 2003 with an annual intake of 80 students a year to a MBBS program.In addition to MBBS program, the college also offers nursing courses at a affordable fee structure.
On 1 January 2014 the NMC barred the college from enrolling students and Tribhuvan University stopped admissions. In July 2015, students from the college that were worried about their future protested in Katmandu. After numerous failed attempts by various managements to stabilize the college, the college was finally bought by Mr. OP Pandey with full ownership at a price of around 100 crores. At the time of purchase, Mr. Pandey assured to reopen the college and pay all outstanding salaries and dues. Soon after, both hospitals resumed regular operations and the college has since operated unimpeded with student admission reinstated by Tribhuvan University and Nepal Medical Council. To improve financial stability , the college fired more than 150 employees.