The Indian Post has issued a stamp to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, India.
The Armed Forces Medical College is a premier medical college in India. The college is managed by the Indian Armed Forces.
The Armed Forces Medical College has multiple roles to perform. These are primarily training of medical undergraduates and post-graduates, dental postgraduates, nursing cadets and paramedical staff. Patient care forms an integral part of its training curriculum and the attached hospitals benefits from the expertise available at AFMC. The institution is responsible for providing the entire pool of specialists and super specialists to Armed Forces by giving them in service training. The college is also involved in conducting research in various medical subjects as well as those aspects which would affect the morale and performance of the Armed Forces both in war and peace.