About The Founder:
Late. Dr. K. R. Ballal, doctor of General Surgery and Orthopedics, professor at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, born to family of land lords, started his career after having completed his post graduate studies from KMC, went to abroad to improve his skills, and learn from the health schemes of western countries, came back to his home town and set up a well equipped nursing home, which has carved a name for itself over the 38 years of its existence. A man of great vision, confidence, extremely kind hearted and over powering personality, he grew in his profession and family business, expanding and succeeding in all.
Late. Dr. K.R. Ballal established Vijaya Group Hospitals in the year 1966. Realizing the demands of a developing country like ours, with the foresight of growing medical industry and of supportive paramedical, nursing and physiotherapy fields, the founder Dr. K.R. Ballal started a K. Pandyarajah Ballal Institutions in the memory of his father late. K. Pandyarajah Ballal. The Institutions are now proud to be seat of post graduate teaching in all the three fields. Dr. K.R. Ballal was a man of virtues and principles, who belived in “ahimsa” and whose purity of soul reflected in his smile, has engraved in this institutional the right values and spirit, the right path that has put the institution on the road to success.