The Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences
(RIMS) is a Medical Institute of Ranchi University
situated in Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand
. The school is an autonomous body established under an act of Jharkhand Assembly, and is one of the most premiere medical college not only of the state but also of the country.
The premiere medical college is frequently used by Jharkhand
leaders convicted of murder, graft, abduction, etc. who present health problems and get shifted to the VIP cottages of RIMS
The institute was established in 1960
and was originally called Rajendra Medical College Hospital after Rajendra Prasad
, the first President of India
. The medical college hospital came into existence in February 1965.
Dr N.L. Mitra was the first principal of the college. He was also Professor and Head of the Department of Anatomy. Dr. K.P.Shrivastav was the first director of the institute after it was renamed.Currently RIMS is in news for its upgradation. The institute provides free medical service to the patients along with many medicines. Developments in the field of surgery is evolving and taking... Read More