Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences is a medical Institute under State Legislature Act, located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It was established in 1983 and is named after Sanjay Gandhi. The institute is on a 550 acres (2.2 km) residential campus at Raebareli Road, 15 km from the main city. The institute offers degrees which are recognised by the Medical Council of India. It also has tertiary medical care, super-specialty teaching, training and research. Degrees are provided at the DM, MCh, MD, and Ph.D. levels, and also include postdoctoral fellowships, postdoctoral certificate courses, and senior residency. It also has degree courses in nursing and paramedical.