Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences has been established under the State Legislature Act in 1983 and is named after Sanjay Gandhi. It was created by the state of Uttar Pradesh as a center of excellence for providing medical care, education and research of the highest order.
Library: The Institute has a well-equipped library with nearly 16,000 books. The library subscribes to nearly 450 scientific journals. The library provides facilities for loaning of library books and journals, photocopying, internet access for literature search, etc. In addition, the library has inter-library loan arrangements with libraries of several other scientific institutions in the city.
Computer Lab: The Institute has a hospital-wide computer network with more than 2000 computers spread all over the hospital and departments. Internet connections are available in all the departments. All faculty members, residents and students are provided with e-mail facilities. The patient care activates are computerized with implementation of Windows-based hospital information system.
Auditorium & Seminar Hall: The Institute currently has an auditorium with a seating capacity for nearly 140 persons. A larger main auditorium complex is under construction. In addition, each department had seminar room(s) for conducting departmental teaching activities.