IPH&H was established in July 1976 by (Late)Dr. Shyam Sunder Joshi, whose visionary ideals led him to envision and create an Institution that was inclusive and opened its doors to the world. It is a Co-educational Institute cantering to students from all walks of life. The Institute founder was also ahead of his time in engaging the Institute in direct service to the community viz. Community Health-Care Services, Free Rural Mobile Health Services, Free Rural Community Public School (Primary Education), Immunization Programme, Service & Rehabilitation to Disabled, HIV/AIDS Awareness Programmes, much long before such services were available.
Started with a very humble beginning, it is a premiere and oldest Paramedical and Allied Health Education Institute of the country today, backed with a legacy of 42 years of proven record. Since its inception, the Institute has been imparting life skill training in healthcare sector to create employability skills among the youth; especially the underprivileged and drop outs so that they can be groomed as force of transformation of the nation by skill building while ensuring their livelihood and a lucrative career option in healthcare industry.