Extensive Network of Rural Health Centres

Nitte DU has established 23 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.

Sl.No.Name of the centrePlace
1Dental wing- Sharada Dhanvanthari Charitable HospitalSringeri
2Sadananda Health CentreSubrahmanya
3Justice K. S. Hegde Dental ClinicMadikeri
4Kowdoor Srinivasa Hegde Health CentreBailur
5Nitte Rural Medical Psychiatry Centre
Justice K. S. Hegde Dental Clinic
6Nadiguthu Siddhu Shetty Health CentreMundkur
7Rev. Fr. Robert Z. M. D'Souza Health CentreNada
8Chittoor Manjayya Shetty Health CentreMaranakatte
9Rtn. B. Sundar Hegde Health CentreDabbekatte
10Thalipady Guthu Janakalyana Samithi Health CentreThalipady
11Nitte Health Centre (NMAMIT)Nitte
12Nitte Meenakshi Hegde Health CentreHejamady Kodi
13Mangalore University Health CentreKonaje
14Sevanjali Health CentreFarangipete
15Nitte Vidyadhiraja Health CentreMudipu
16Sathya Sai HospitalAlike
17Primary Health CentreNellyadi
18Sri Ramakrishna Primary & Higher Primary SchoolHarekala
19Rural Health CentreSasihitlu
20Urban Health Training CentreKadri
21Molahalli Health CentreMolahalli
22Bavabeedu Gopi S. Bhandary Rural Health Training CentreIra
23Justice K. S. Hegde Rural Health CentreShirva

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