Dr. Lydia Colaco B.A., M.D., D.G.O., F.R.C.S., M.R.C.O.G., started the COLACO HOSPITAL, a unit of I.C.M.C.H. Trust in the year 1955. She was South India’s highest qualified lady medical practitioner. The Hospital is the first private hospital of Mangalore. In her career spanning 50 years, she conducted more than 25,000 child deliveries, most of which were challenging. Her dedication, talent and fame spread across the Konkan and Malabar Coast. In her twilight years she donated the Hospital complex to the Isidore Colaco Memorial Charitable Hospital Trust. The hospital now boasts of a 250 bedded, state of the art multi speciality unit with a built up area of 40,000 sq.ft. spread over 22,000 sq.ft. of land on Bendore Main Road in the heart of the city. The main objective of the trust is to extend health services to the maximum number of people at the most reasonable rates and to spread education with special emphasis on the girl child.
To see a thousand minds bloom in a hundred acre garden campus.
To offer quality education at the lowest possible fees, to benefit the largest section of society.