Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical & Health Sciences, Dehradun was propelled to success by the present Sajjada Nashin Sri Mahant Devendra Das Ji, the successor of the highest seat of Udaseen Sect. He dedicated this institution to the name of Sri Guru Ram Rai ji Maharaj, the eldest son of the seventh Guru of the Sikhs- Sri Har Raiji. Shri Guru Ram Rai Ji established his DERA in Doon valley which later became popular as DEHRA and thus Dehradun owes its name and history to the emergence of Sri Guru Ram Raiji's "Dera" in 1676 in area now called Dehradun.
SGRRIM&HS is stretched over a gigantic 30 acres of land. Medical college got MCI approval to start MBBS course (100 seats) in year 2006 and since then two batches have been passed out. The institute has also got MCI approval to start Post graduation courses (MD/MS) in pre and paraclinical subjects and in in Anesthesia Department. Now institute is perusing for the approval of 150 MBBS seats and post graduate seats in other clinical subjects. A team of dedicated and learned faculty makes this institution a centre of excellence for medical education. Lecture theatres, laboratories, museums and dissection hall are all fitted with the utmost modern equipments to facilitate learning in students, so as to enable these apprentice doctors to deal efficiently with delicate human machinery in future. All departments comprise of computer facilities including a campus wide LAN internet system. Students have been provided with very comfortable hostel and mess facilities. They are always encouraged to avail facilities of the central library, sports and to participate in extracurricular activities of the college. Students along with faculties are also, taken to visit remote villages to impart community health services, regularly. Spacious and well ventilated residences of the faculties within the beautiful surrounding of the college campus make a contented stay.