All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh, an autonomous body is one of the Six AIIMS established under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Bill, 2012, was passed in the Lok Sabha on August 30, 2012 and in Rajya Sabha on September 4, 2012. It imparts both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in all its branches. It is described as an institute of National Importance through an Act of parliament. This ACT enabled the Rishikesh AIIMS to be an autonomous body on the lines of the existing AIIMS in Delhi.
Its main mission is to establish a centre of excellence in medical education, training, health care and research imbued with scientific culture, compassion for the sick and commitment to serve the underserved. Main objectives are to create an excellent academic and educational milieu for providing a platform for development of quality medical services, teaching and research. Other objectives are to achieve an epitome of quality in medical education delivery and training system and to render International standard quality patient care and health care development system.
Institute has envisaged to financially supporting various projects of faculty members to promote research at AIIMS Rishikesh. The financial support provided by the Institute will act like seed grants to initiate studies/or piloting new ideas.