Kadapa is situated in the South Central part of Andhra Pradesh. It is located 8 km South of the Penna River and is surrounded by the hills on three sides. Kadapa was once a part of the Chola and the Kakatia Empire back in the 11 to 14th century.
R.I.M.S. Medical College & Hospital, Kadapa’ – the dream child of the then Honorable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh – Dr. Y.S. RajaSekhara Reddy garu, to Provide excellent Medical & Health services to this region, and also to impart highest level of Medical Education to the Medical Students. Permission was accorded through G.O.Ms.No.562, dt:27.10.05, to start the Institution. The Institution was formally inaugurated by Smt. Sonia Gandhi, Chair Person, UPA on 27th September-06.The RIMS Institutions are located in the plains of the hills of Palakonda Raya in a serene atmosphere most congenial for establishing a medical Institution for learning and serving in a sprawling campus of 200 acres and magnificent buildings with all the facilities & infrastructure, built in record time as per requirements of MCI. The first batch of 150 students were admitted in 2006 and subsequently followed Each year by a fresh - of 150 students. 3 more batches after obtaining the M.C.I. Permission.‘RIMS Dental College’ situated in a beautiful building with an intake of 100 Students per year and a ‘College of Nursing’ with an intake of 60 students per year are also located in this campus.
RIMS Kadapa has an excellent infrastructure for patient care.
Free transport is provided for patients , 5 buses were donated by various industrialists are very useful to poor patients. RIMS Medical College has seminar hall, Library, Laboratories with all facilities. There is a computer hall with internet facility for the students. The library is provided with latest books. There is an air-conditioned Auditorium for RIMS, which will be used for seminars and college functions.