• 22nd Annual Conference of Uttar Pradesh Diabetes Association | 22–24 Dec 2023 | Gorakhpur

HIGHLIGHTS OF GORAKHPUR

22nd Annual Conference of Uttar Pradesh Diabetes Association
December 22–24, 2023 | Gorakhpur, India

Highlights of Gorakhpur

Welcome to the land of Mahayogi Guru Gorakshnath, Saint Kabir, and Lord Buddha. The epicentre of sanatan literature publication Geeta press. The core theme of UPDACON 2023 is "Controversies in diabetes".

GITA PRESS, GORAKHPUR

Gita Press, located in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Founded in 1923 by Jaya Dayal Goyanka, it holds the distinction of being the world’s largest publisher of Hindu religious books. Notably, in 2023, Gita Press was awarded the prestigious Gandhi Peace Prize for its significant contributions to promoting peace and spirituality through its literature. The centenary celebrations were graced by the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July 2023. Visitors to this esteemed venue can explore a diverse collection of sacred texts that cater to the spiritual needs of individuals worldwide. Gita Press remains committed to spreading knowledge and fostering harmony through its profound journey of sharing the wisdom of Hinduism.

GORAKHNATH TEMPLE, GORAKHPUR

The Gorakhnath Temple in Gorakhpur is named after the Guru Gorakhnath who learned his lessons in austerities from Matsyendranath, the founder of Nath Sampradaya (monastic group). Together with his disciple Gorakhnath, Guru Matsyendranath founded the school of Hatha Yoga, one of the schools most well known and practiced schools of Yoga. One of the popular legend associated with this temple and Guru Gorakhnath is that devotees chanting Gorakhnath chalisa 12 times are blessed with the divya jyoti or the miraculous flame.

ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, GORAKHPUR

AIIMS, Gorakhpur is one of the new AIIMS established as a part of the initiative under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY) by the Ministry of Health and family welfare, Govt. of India.

MAHAYOGI GURU GORAKHNATH AYUSH UNIVERSITY, GORAKHPUR

Mahayogi Gorakhnath University is a private university in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is established by the Uttar Pradesh Private Universities (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 (U.P. Ordinance no. 4 of 2021) along with United University and F.S. University.

BABA RAGHAV DAS MEDICAL COLLEGE, GORAKHPUR

Baba Raghav Das Medical College, Gorakhpur is a medical college in Gorakhpur, India. It is run by the government of Uttar Pradesh. The hospital affiliated to the College is the only tertiary care centre in a 300 km2 region around Gorakhpur.

SHAHEED ASHFAQ ULLAH KHAN ZOOLOGICAL PARK, GORAKHPUR

Shaheed Ashfaq Ullah Khan Zoological Park or Gorakhpur Zoological Garden commonly known as Gorakhpur Zoo is in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is named after independence activist Ashfaqulla Khan. With an area of 121 acres, it is the second biggest zoo in the state after Kanpur Zoological Park.