Dr. Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College, solapur is one of the renowned and leading medical colleges of India. The college named after the founder Dr. Vishnu Ganesh Vaishampayan. The college is run by Directorate of Medical Education and Research department of State Government of Maharashtra. A medical college in a city like Solapur which has a predominant labour population was a dream seen by Dr. Vishnu Ganesh Vaishampayan. His dream came true after 20 years of dedication and hard work when in 1963 this college was started. Initially a private institution, this college was taken over by the Government of Maharashtra in 1974. At present the college has state-of-the-art facilities for undergraduate as well as postgraduate medical education.