VIMHANS is a living heritage of Dr. Vidya Sagar, M.D[M.R.C. Psych.] 1910-1978 Father of Indian Psychiatry. He was then Professor of Psychiatry and Superintendent of the Amritsar Mental Hospital at Rohtak Medical College until has death. During the interval when psychiatric services were in comparative infancy Dr. Vidya Sagar spent upto 18 hours a day with patients. Dr. VidyaSagar was elected as President of Indian Psychiatry Association and spent a life serving his preferred profession and patients.
Vimhans has 110 beds, with assets of significant worth. In the first area of mental health the hospital is a multispeciality institute with 5 major medical specialities that are core and their allied subjects in different areas of North India with three outreach centres.
Subjects accessible include
- Rehabilitation Medicine,
- Orthopaedics and Back,
- Mental Health and Child Development.
The VIMHANS hospital has upgraded variety of medical technology and in addition also offers an aggressive societal perspective.