Ganga Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation (GOREF)

Ganga Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation’ (GOREF) was established in August 2002 to facilitate and conduct research in all aspects of orthopaedic surgery, in both clinical and basic sciences. This organization was also awarded the recognition of Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIROs) by the Government of India, Ministry of Science & Technology, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO), New Delhi vide their letter No. 14/488/2008-TU-V dated 30th April 2009 in recognition of the high quality research performed in the last many years.

The foundation has now grown in strength and has to its credit, various activities such as supporting the academic training of the hospital staff, holding scientific meetings and conferences, funding on-going research activities of the department, providing funds for 'Project Helpline' (a project to support the surgical correction of physical deformities of poor children) and also the primary education of deserving under privileged children. The funds for the foundation are mainly donations from the family members of the Board of Directors of the hospital and philanthropists. GOREF was initiated with the mission to undertake research and development activities in all its dimensions in the field of medicine and in particular orthopaedics discipline and to do all things for this purpose including establishing research centres, Hospitals, Clinical and other research training centres. It has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Ganga Medical Centre and Hospital for cooperation and utilising the hospital premises and facilities like laboratory, radiological services, patient data, library and research assistance.