The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences is a multidisciplinary Institute for patient care and academic pursuit in the frontier area of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences. The Lunatic Asylum which came into being in the latter part of the 19th Century was renamed as Mental Hospital in 1925 by the erstwhile Government of Mysore. This hospital and All India Institute of Mental Health established in 1954 by the Government of India were amalgamated on 27th December 1974, and thus was formed the autonomous National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS).
To be a world leader in the area of Mental Health and Neurosciences and evolve state-of-the-art approaches to patient care through translational research.
Establish the highest standards of evidence-based care for psychiatric and neurological disorders and rehabilitation. Develop expertise and set standards of care for diseases of public health relevance in the developing world. Work with the government and provide consultancy services for policy planning and monitoring strategies in the field of Mental Health and Neurosciences and facilitate execution of national health programme.
Vice ChancellorDr. P Satish Chandra
AddressHosur Road Bangalore - 560029, India