Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Kankhal [ RKMS ], situated in the picturesque city of Haridwar [ Uttarakhand ], is a
150-bed multi-specialty charitable hospital founded in 1901 to cater to the medical needs of this region. In its long odyssey spanning over a century, it has grown in size, widening the spectrum of services to meet the varied dimensions of health hazards and during this time
it has treated more than 10 million patients.
RKMS has been instrumental in presenting a road map for bridging the impoverished society – modern treatment methodology and has proved to be the lodestar for the healthcare units. It’s altruistic approach of treatment, an umbilical and hence a distinguishing feature from its inception, caught the attention of luminaries like Mahatma Gandhi, Sir J C Bose etc. who visited this centre.
This charitable hospital, spread in a sprawling campus of about 18 acres, houses Gynec and Obs, Pediatrics, ICU, NICU, Pathological lab, Blood bank, Operation Theatres etc. in addition to dairy and agricultural land the produce of which is used for the poor in-patients.