Government Medical College, Latur is one of the premier Medical institutions in Maharashtra and India. The college, administered by the Government of Maharashtra, comprises various clinical and para/pre-clinical departments working alongside the General Hospitals. The college has an illustrious past and many alumni have excelled in medicine (in India and abroad) as well as in arts (drama, literature, cinema) and politics. It has been ranked among the Top 10 Medical Colleges in Maharashtra. Government Medical School started in 2000 by the hands of the then Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Hon. Vilasrao Deshmukh.