Uttarakhand Forest Hospital Trust is one of the best institute in Nanital which was established in the year 1997 and is affiliated to Kumaun University, Nainital.
The populace of this region has time and again made a demand for setting-up of a Medical College in Haldwani. As a result, the State Govt. (and the Trust) decided to set up a state-of-the-art Medical College in Haldwani under the auspices of the Uttaranchal Forest Hospital Trust, Haldwani. Approximately 90 acres of land have been acquired for this purpose.
The students of Uttaranchal have been long deprived of medical education because there is no medical college in Uttaranchal in the public sector. The Government of Uttaranchal decided to have their own medical college in public sector at Haldwani,
The medical college houses the departments of Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Social & Preventive Medicineand Biochemistry and the laboratories for under graduate students are on par with international standards. The Phantom head Laboratories provide space for 100 students each.
Sophisticated modern equipments and furniture have been installed, with modern library which offers computerized service and also offers computer based literature searches permitting access to data bases such as MEDLINE, Health Plan-CD, CINHAL-CD, Cancer-CD, Psyclit, AIDSLINE, ERIC, SPORT Discuss and many other CD-ROM programmes. The college will be one of the best medical college in India.