All India Institute of Medical sciences Rishikesh (AIIMS Rishikesh) is one of the apex health care institutes, established by the Ministry of Health and Family welfare, Government of India as an act of Parliament in the year 2012 with the aim of correcting regional imbalances in quality tertiary level healthcare in the country and attaining self–sufficiency in graduate and post-graduate medical education and training in the country. Vision: The Government of India has launched the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi with the objective of correcting regional imbalances in the availability of affordable and reliable tertiary healthcare services and also to augment facilities for quality medical education creating a critical mass of doctors and conduct research in the country relevant to the area. 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 under-served. Mission: The Institute will absorb talent, provide highly trained medical and paramedical manpower for the country and conduct research in national and regional health problems. The Institute, which is outside the purview of the Medical Council of India, shall be allowed to experiment with innovations in medical education and serve as advisory body for making government health policies.
The Institute will create an excellent academic and educational milieu for providing a platform for development of quality training 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.