Based in Andhra Pradesh, India, NRIAS was founded by a group of 32 NRI physicians. These doctors developed the NRI Academy of Sciences Medical College and the 750-bed NRI General Hospital in response to a government policy requiring a minimum of one medical college in each Andhra Pradesh district. NRIAS strives to provide medical practitioners with the knowledge necessary to serve their communities.
In the scope of its work, NRIAS educates the medical workforce and delivers affordable healthcare within an academic environment. NRIAS offers a wide range of services, such as ophthalmology, pediatrics, and emergency care. At the medical college, NRIAS also pursues new medical discoveries, and pioneers innovative technologies for disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.