Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India’s first hospital to be ISO 9001:2000 certified for Clinical, Nursing, Diagnostics and Allied Areas. The hospital has been declared winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock National Quality Award 2005 in the service category. Founded 5 decades ago by Dr. T MA Pai, Physician, Educationist, Banker and Philanthropist, Manipal Group has a strong academic focus. MAHE – Deemed University at Manipal is a University Town with 3 Universities, 24 Colleges and over 20000 students from over 39 countries. Manipal Health Systems, the Hospital Management Company of the Group treats over 19 lakhs patients every year. Manipal Healthcare manages 11 hospitals, including 8 teaching hospitals. The Manipal Healthcare Group now has internationally-renowned hospitals in its ambit, such as the Manipal Hospital in Bangalore and Kasturba Hospital in Manipal.