Andaman & Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS) is the only medical institute established by Andaman & Nicobar Medical Education and Research Society (ANIMERS) under Andaman & Nicobar Administration. The primary aim of the Institute is to provide state of art Medical Education, health care and research in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The Institute being the only Medical College in these Islands is committed to uplift the health care delivery system for the people of these Islands. The G.B.Pant district hospital has been upgraded to a teaching hospital. The first inspection from Medical Council of India was done on 24thApril 2015 and permission accorded to admit 100 students videMinistry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, Letter No. MCI34(41)(E-51)/2014 MED dated 23rd September, 2014. With the initiative of the Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor of A & N Islands, Lt. General (Retd.) Ajay Kumar Singh, PVSM, AVSM, SM & VSM and the other officials of Andaman & Nicobar Administration, the institute started its academic session in 2015-16 with 100 undergraduate seats of which 90% students are from Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
The second inspection by the team of MCI, consisting of Dr. Parthapratim Pradhan, Dr. Hansa Goswami, and Dr. Sankardar Chattopadhyay, conducted the inspection of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS) on 21st April 2016for renewal of permission. The team appreciated the continuous improvement and development made by all the Departments of ANIIMS for its better and smooth functioning. The team will submit the report to the Medical Council of India (MCI) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.