Extensive Network of Rural Health Centres

Nitte DU has established 21 Rural Satellite Health Centers to reach the rural population with the objective of improving accessibility, availability and affordability of health care and promoting health awareness. Nitte is providing free-of-cost comprehensive care to the patients in these underserved areas. Many of these rural centres function in collaboration with local NGO’s / philanthropists to improve acceptability and optimise utilization.

Name of the centre Place
Dental wing- Sharada Dhanvanthari Charitable Hospital Sringeri
Sadananda Health Centre Subrahmanya
Justice K. S. Hegde Dental Clinic Madikeri
Kowdoor Srinivasa Hegde Health Centre Bailur
Nitte Rural Medical Psychiatry Centre
Justice K. S. Hegde Dental Clinic
Nadiguthu Siddhu Shetty Health Centre Mundkur
Rev. Fr. Robert Z. M. D'Souza Health Centre Nada
Chittoor Manjayya Shetty Health Centre Maranakatte
Rtn. B. Sundar Hegde Rotary Health Centre Dabbekatte
Thalipady Guthu Janakalyana Samithi Health Centre Thalipady
Bellikoth Health Centre Bellikoth
Nitte Meenakshi Hegde Health Centre Hejamady Kodi
Mangalore University Health Centre Konaje
Sevanjali Health Centre Farangipete
Nitte Vidyadhiraja Health Centre Mudipu
Sathya Sai Hospital Alike
Primary Health Centre Nellyadi
Sri Ramakrishna Primary & Higher Primary School Harekala
Rural Health Training Centre Sasihitlu
Urban Health Training Centre Kadri
Primary Health Centre Natekal

Services offered

  • Free Primary Health Care Services
  • Free Primary Dental Care Services
  • Specialist Referral Services
  • Free/Subsidised Specialist Services at Teaching Hospitals for referrals
  • Ambulance Services for referrals


  • Rural communities from 21 villages
  • More than 2,50,000 beneficiaries each year