Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik
In the state of Maharashtra, there is proper and systematic education, teaching, training and research in modern medicine and Indian medical systems. The University of Health Sciences was established under the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences Act, 1998 for the purpose of establishing and institutionalizing an independent university and to achieve development in the medical sciences in the state, as well as to bring uniformity in the various courses in the field of medicine. The headquarters of the university is at Nashik and the university has established departmental centers at Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Kolhapur, Latur. The area of operation of the university is the entire state of Maharashtra and almost 425 colleges are affiliated to it.
Under the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences Act, 1998 Hon. Governor is the Chancellor of the University and the Minister of Medical Education of the State of Maharashtra is the Vice-Chancellor of the University.
Other officers of the University under the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences Act, 1998 are as follows.
1. Vice chancellor
2. Active Vice Chancellor
3. The faculties founders
5. Exam Controller
6. Finance and Accounts Officer
7. Other officers in the service of the University who may be prescribed as officers of the University by the Statutes a total of 238 posts have been sanctioned by the Government to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and the posts are under the Seventh Pay Science Universities Act, 1998 for the following purposes of the University.
- Fulfilling our responsibility to create, preserve and disseminate knowledge.
- To foster discipline and intellectual curiosity and achieve the highest quality.
- To promote unity and diversity in an environment of tolerance and harmony.
- To promote freedom, secularism, empowerment and social justice enshrined in the Constitution of India and act as a driving force in socio-economic transformation by fostering the highest principles and values for national development.
- The university is closely involved in local and regional development issues and provides the benefits of knowledge and skills for individual development and social development.
- To carry out one's responsibility as a conscious and objective critic, to seek and cultivate wisdom in the individual, to create appropriate leadership in all spheres of life and to assist the new generation in developing appropriate attitudes, interests and values.
- Equal opportunities for health science education available to all.
- To provide efficient and sensitive administration, scientific management and to develop teaching and research organization.
- To promote the acquisition of knowledge in a rapidly developing and changing society and to create a network of higher education with the help of modern media and technology that is suitable for intellectual life and continuously providing opportunities to increase the quality of education, training and skills in relation to new ideas, research and discovery in all fields of human endeavor.
- To endeavor to promote competitive excellence and excellence as the sole guiding criteria in all academic and other related matters relating to students.
- To provide education and training to achieve physical, mental and spiritual health of every person.
- To create greater harmony through inter-disciplinary study and collaboration.
- To introduce and develop the Indian system of medicine to maintain the health of the healthy person and to cure the disease of the sick person.