Dr. Rajendar Prasad Government Medical College, Tanda is one of the premier institutions of Himachal Pradesh. The college was started in 1996. However, the college started functioning in 1997, when staff was posted in the college. The college got permanent recognition from Medical Council of India (MCI), in 2004. The college is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University. Located in an area of well spread campus of 46 hectares of land, Dr. Rajendar Prasad Government Medical College offers an undergraduate course in MBBS to its students. Moreover, the college also has adequate infrastructure, to provide multiple facilities to its students.The Institution has grown very fast. A number of state of the art buildings have come up viz.a 500 hundred bedded modern hospital and a fantastic, well equipped with gadgets 700 hundred seating capacity auditorium both of which were dedicated to the public by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Prof. P. K. Dhumal on 3rd Oct. 2008. In addition there are four independent hostel buildings a fully air conditioned central library, a spacious para-clinical block, a lecture theaters complex and more than 200 hundred residential units. Another block for housing Anatomy Department, additional lecture theaters and more than 50 residential quarters are in various stages of completion. Latest sophisticated equipments like 1.5 Tesla MRI, 16 slice CT Scan, Chemiluminiscence micro assay instrument, fully automatic blood chemistry analysers are available and functional apart from several routine use investigative instruments.