Hakim Syed Ziaul Hasan Govt. (Autonomous) Unani Medical College & Hospital was established by the government of Madhya Pradesh in June 1998 in the name of Late Hakim Syed Ziaul Hasan, an eminent Unani Physician of Bhopal. He was the first Chief Medical Officer of Bhopal State and the personal physician of the Nawab. This college is developed as the only model graduate college in the state having fully fledged 14 departments as per the CCIM rules. This College is spread over about 10 acres of land in a beautiful campus located near kaliyasot dame. The college is serving the state as well as the nation and creating Unani Graduates every year.
Hakim Syed Ziaul Hasan
Shifa Manzil was originally known as Madar Ul Maham Palace which means that the Prime Minister's palace. This was built in around 1850's by the then Prime Minister of Bhopal State -- Maulvi Jamaluddin. Later in 1932 it was purchased in an auction by Hakim Syed Ziaul Hasan who was the Chief Medical Officer of Bhopal State and the personal physician of the Nawab Hakim Ziaul Hasan named the palace as Shifa Manzil. Incidently, Hakim sahib's wife, the late Rabia Begum was a direct descendent of Maulvi Jamaluddin. Shifa Manzil has many memories for a large number of people who grew up here. It carries a very special place for many people who sought the medical treatment from Hakim sahib. At present the descendents of Hakim Syed Ziaul Hasan live in the building. Capt Syed Mohammed Hasan and his family. This is a very beautiful palace and has been kept in a remarkably good condition. Lately, the family lets out the house to movie makers as well as TV serial makers. The art move MAQBOOL was made in Shifa Manzil. The TV serial SHAHEEN was also made here.
Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, is a enthralling amalgam of scenic beauty, old historic city and modern urban planning situated around two lakes and is also known as the city of lakes. It is the 11th century city Bhojpal, founded by Raja Bhoj, but the present city was established by Dost Mohammed (1707-1740), one of Emperor Aurangazeb's Afghan governors. His progeny, including efficient women rulers ruled Bhopal until 1947 when the state finally joined the Indian Union. The old city with its crowded market places, fine old mosques and palaces intermingles with the new city with the broad avenues, high rise offices and exquisitely laid out parks and gardens. The city is famous for silver jewellery, exquisitely fashioned beadwork, embroidered and sequined velvet fashioned purses and cushions. Equally impressive is the new city with its verdant, elegantly laid out parks and gardens, broad avenues and streamlined modern edifices.
Bhopal is 741 km from Delhi, 789 km from Mumbai, and about 200 kms from Indore. Major Tourist attractions like Kanha, Ujjain and Sanchi are close by and well connected. Both railway station and bus stand are within easy walking distance of the main hotel area along Hamidia road.
Air: - Bhopal is connected by regular Alliance Air flights to Mumbai, Indore, Delhi and Gwalior. Sahara Airlines connect Bhopal with Delhi, Guwahati, Goa, Indore and Lucknow. Airport is 15 km from the city center.
Rail: - Bhopal is on one of the two main Delhi to Mumbai railway lines and also on the main line to the southern state capitals of Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Thiruvananthpuram. There are direct trains to Amritsar and Jammu Tawi and also to major towns in Madhya Pradesh.
Road:- There are extensive bus services (private and state) to cities within the region and interstate.