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The Governing Body

Dr. Shamanur Shivashankarappa, M.L.A
Hon. Chairman, B.E.A, Davangere
Sri S.S Mallikarjuna, M.L.A
Member, B.E.A, Davangere
Minister of Horticulture & APMC, Karnataka

Dr. Sachidananda, Director Medical Education

Shri. A.S Veerana, GB Member, BEA

Dr. S. B Murugesh, Principal, JJMMC

Dr. S. B Murugesh
Dr. H.G Gurupadappa
Director, PG studies
Dr. M.G Rajashekarappa
Director, General Administration
Dr. Alur Manjunath
Director, Research

Introduction to JJMMC

Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College, is one of the premier institutes established by Bapuji Educational Association, Davangere Karnataka, India. Bapuji Educational Association was established by a group of eminent Philanthropic people of Davangere whose main concern was the upliftment of education in and around Davangere, which is predominantly a rural town. Apart from JJM Medical College, the Association has established several educational institutions in the field of Dentistry, Engineering, Education, Law, Nursing, Pharmacy, Arts and Science, Commerce, Primary and Secondary education.

JJM Medical College, Davangere was established in the year 1965 with consensus and permission of Government of Karnataka, Medical Council of India and Central Government. India is a densely populated country with over one billion population is predominantly in the rural areas. Nearly 70% of its population live in villages and the cities. The primary and the secondary healthcare system is not available readily to the public and health awareness and its improvement takes a sideline in the minds of the public. Hence, the institution was established with a desire to develop healthcare personnel and to cater to the health needs of the local people. The vision and constant efforts of its present Hon. Secretary Sri. Dr. Shamanur Shivashankarappa the association is at its zenith and made Davangere a Mecca of education.

The goals of the Institution are to provide:

  • Comprehensive health care to a population of about 2 million.
  • To train and develop a workforce of medical faculty and para-medical personnel to meet the increasing needs of these professionals.
  • To improve the basic health amenities of the public.

Since its inception in 1965, JJM Medical College has tried and implemented the healthcare and medical education to attain the present status and fulfill the vision of its promoters. The institution has adequate facilities for training Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students and Nursing personnel. The faculty working in the hospitals attached to JJM Medical College actively participate in training the students for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree / Diploma and provide the required secondary and tertiary health care to meet the health demands of the population. It is premiere Institute of the Association imparting Allopathic Medical Education leading to Undergraduate, Postgraduate Degree and Diploma Courses. The college is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore and the Degree awarded is recognized by Medical Council of India.

Vision: To be the most ideal place in the world to build one's career.


  • To achieve excellence in healthcare services by upgrading the existing infrastructure in all broad specialties, establishing super-specialty sections by promoting research.
  • To reach and impart healthcare services to the reached sections of the society.
  • To pioneer world class health education.

Values: Quality, Health equity, Commitment, Human and healing touch.

Courses offered at JJMMC:

  • UG courses offered: M.B.B.S
  • MD/MS courses offered: M.D. Anesthesia, M.D. Dermatology, M.S. Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, M.D. Forensic Medicine, M.S. Obstetrics & Gynecology, M.S. Ophthalmology, M.S. Orthopedics, M.D. Paediatrics, M.D. Pathology, M.D. Psychiatry, M.D. Radiodiagnosis , M.D. Anatomy, M.D. Biochemistry, M.D. Community Medicine, M.D. General Medicine, M.D. General Surgery, M.D. Microbiology, M.D. Pharmacology, M.D. Physiology
  • Diploma courses offered: D.A., D.V.D., D.L.O., D.F.M., D.G.O., D.O., D’ ORTHO, D.C.H., D.C.P, D.P.M. D.M.R.D.

Present and Past Principals of JJMMC:

  • Dr. S.B Murugesh (present)
  • Dr. Manjunath Alur
  • Dr. H.R Chandrashekar
  • Dr. M.G Rajshekarappa
  • Dr. H Gurupadappa
  • Dr. M.N Channabasappa
  • Dr. A.R Govinda Rao
  • Dr. Y Appaji

Non-teaching faculty of Administration Section:

Name Designation Section
Shashidhar B.C Manager
Gopala Krishna K.N Physical Education Department Sports
Shakuntala S.B Accountant Principal Assistant
Thippeswamy D FDA Principal Assistant
Arun B.C Computer Operator EDP Section
Basavaraj H Computer Operator EDP Section
Gurumurthy N.J FDA Dispatch Section
Veeresh Alur FDA Salary Section
Siddesha G.O Sr. Laboratory Technician Establishment Section
Gayatrhri M.H FDA Leave Section
Kusuma M.S FDA Cash Section
Vidyananda M FDA Cash Section
Sujatha S Asundi FDA Accounts Section
Shivamurthy M.C FDA Accounts Section
Veerabhadra A.V FDA Accounts Section
Durgesh D FDA Accounts Section
Manju B.R SDA PG Admission, UG-Stipend & Scholarship Section
Ranjitha C.R FDA Admission UG & PG Section
Suma B.H FDA Examination PG Section
Nagraj R.M SDA Examination UG Section
Chandrashekar S SDA Examination UG Section
Shivraj S Electrician Electrical Work
Parashurama A.K Electrician Electrical Work