R.G. Kar Medical College & Hospital
The R.G.Kar Medical College & Hospital was started in 1886 by Dr Radha Gobinda Kar, who had just returned from UK as the Calcutta Medical School. It later merged with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bengal and the Belgachia Medical College came into being in 1916. After the death of Dr RG Kar, the college was renamed after him.