To meet the shortfall of human resource in health, the government has implemented a Centrally Sponsored Scheme for “establishment of new medical colleges by upgrading district/referral hospitals” preferably in underserved districts of the country with fund sharing between the Central Government and States in the ratio of 90:10 for NE/special category states. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Government Medical College Chamba was established in the year 2016 by up-gradation of Regional Hospital, District Chamba with admissions of 100 students in the first batch. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Government Medical College was earlier affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University but now it is affiliated to Atal Medical & Research University, Mandi. This college was started with the objectives to increase MBBS seats, ensure availability to economically poor students, to mitigate the shortage of doctors,to utilize the existing infrastructure of the district hospital, additional human resource to meet growing population and broadcasting of medical education in the country by establishing new colleges in underserved area like Chamba H.P.Access to comprehensive quality health care services is important for promoting and maintaining health, preventing and managing the disease, reducing unnecessary disability and premature death and achieving health equity for all local residents.