Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences, Porompat, Imphal East (JNIMS) was started as a project of the Government of Manipur to facilitate increase patient care services and to increase the number of Doctors for better health care facility.
The Institute was permitted to admit 100 MBBS students from academic session 2010-11 vide letter No. MCI. No. 34(41)/2010-Med/907 dated 17.7.2010. Again, it was recognized as a full fledge Medical College vide Notification No. U.12012/224/2015-ME (P-II) issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, govt. of India dated 17th April 2015. Further, the Government of India has granted Letter of Permission (LOP) to start Post-Graduate courses in the following 14 different subjects.
In order to give relative freedom to the administrative process JNIMS society was formed on 18th December 2007 The name of the society shall be “Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences Society, Imphal, Manipur”. It was registered under the Manipur Societies Regulation Act, 1989 bearing registration No.312/M/SR/2007. The General Body of the society shall be known as Governing Council of the Society. The following shall be the Governing Council:
Sl. No.                      Designation
Position in the Council
1.      Hon’ble Chief Minister of Manipur                                                             President.
2.      Hon’ble Minister (Health & FW)                                                              Vice-President.
3.      Hon’ble Minister (Higher & Technical Education), Manipur                           Member
4.      Chief Secretary, Govt. of Manipur                                                                Member
5.      Vice-chancellor, Manipur University                                                              Member
6.      Administrative Secretary (Health & FW), Govt. of Manipur                           Member
7.      Administrative Secretary (Planning), Govt. of Manipur                                 Member
8.      Administrative Secretary (Works), Govt. of Manipur                                     Member
9.      Administrative Secretary (Higher & Technical Education), Govt. of Manipur  Member
10.      Administrative Secretary (Finance), Govt. of Manipur                                 Member
11.      Director of Health Services, Govt. of Manipur                                              Member
12.      Director, RIMS                                                                                              Member
13.      Medical Superintendent, JNIMS Hospital                                                      Member
14.      Director, JNIMS                                                                                Member Secretary