Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre is the one of the first private medical colleges in Kerala, started in 2002 with the mission ‘to work towards a Knowledge Society with life in abudance, through Science and Technology, improving Health Care for our immediate community, the state, the country and the world at large’. The rationale behind setting up of the educational institutions was to generate human resources in the field of health care. Pushpagiri had its mission rooted on the farsightedness of creating a Knowledge Society, where every working person would be a Knowledge Worker and where knowledge multiplies, when shared freely between everyone. Pushpagiri Research Centre was set up in the year 2010. A diverse range of research activities are being undertaken by the research team, constantly triggered by the need for providing quality services for successful affordable health care services and products.