About Us



Human development and enhancing the quality of life of the people are the ultimate objectives of all activities of the Government. The state needs a well qualified man power to handle the health related problems and promotions of positive health.

The department of medical education plays a pivotal role in developing medical, Nursing  and para-medical personal to cater to the health needs of the state. The department also has a role to play in establishment and maintenance of well-equipped teaching institutions, which are the premier referral centers from peripheral hospitals. Research is another area of activity for medical education department. The directorate facilitates a comprehensive medical education via various medical, dental and paramedical colleges in the state of Uttarakhand. on the other hand, it also provides standard medical facilities to the patients.

The department of medical education was bifurcated in the year 2013 from the department of medical health services. The separate directorate of medical Education was established in 2013. It is functioning as a separate directorate for the last 04 years. It controls Medical Colleges and attached teaching hospitals as well as Nursing and Paramedical colleges in the state of Uttarakhand.

Functions and Duties of Directorate of Medical Education

In the state of Uttarakhand Medical, Dental, Nursing  and Paramedical colleges are established for providing a comprehensive medical education. Functions of Directorate  Medical Education is as Follows :-

 1- DME important functions are to run and strengthen Medical, Dental Colleges, Nursing, Paramedical diploma, degree,  and Post Graduate  program in the State of Uttarakhand.

2- Make a arrangement of high quality research on different subjects in State medical colleges, Dental Colleges, Nursing, Paramedical colleges.

3- Provide standard medical facilities to their patients. In this way directorate provides a good educational training facilities in various medical, dental, Nursing and paramedical colleges and on the other hand, it also provides standard and latest medical facilities to the patients.


Contact us


At  Secretariat Level

                                Secretary Medical Education Uttarakhand,

                                Secretariat Uttarakhand

                                Subhash Road , Dehradun 248001


e-mail: medicaleducation82[at]gmail.com

Phone: (0135)-2714246


At Directorate Level :

                                Director of Medical Education Uttarakhand

                                107-Chander Nagar ,Dehradun

                                Uttarakhand –Pin—248001


e-mail: medicaleducation11[at]gmail.com

Fax no : (0135)-2723027