The long standing desire of the Transport Corporation
employees to have a Medical College and Hospital to provide specialised
medical treatment to people in the area and to the transport employees
and their families was fulfilled by the State Government in the year
1986. The Medical College started functioning in the campus from 1992
onwards. A 600 bedded modern Hospital was constructed and started
functioning from September 1994 onwards. This college is affiliated to
Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
The Perundurai Medical College and Hospital is located in a posh green
landscape of 327 acres, which is 20 km west from Erode on the Erode-Coimbatore
National Highway. The very location of Perundurai is in the closer
vicinity of major Industrial Estates / towns / cities like Tirupur,
Coimbatore where the possibility of having more occupational diseases.
The Institute being located in a rural setting will go a long way in
meeting out the health needs of the socio-economically downtrodden
population of the neighboring districts.