The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), an eminent medical & research institute, was established in 1962 by then Prime Minister of India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, It has been declared as an "Institute of National Importance" by an Act of Parliament of India on 1st April 1967 and is currently an autonomous body functioning directly under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. It has been ranked 2nd in the category of medical institutes in 2019 NIRF rankings in India. Besides providing high-quality care, Attain Self-Sufficiency in postgraduate medical education & community-based research. The mission of PGI is engraved in its logo which reads meaning "Service to the Community, Care of the Needy and Research for the Good of all". PGIMER has almost all specialties and super specialties departments.