RMRC,Dibrugarh is one of the 26 Institutes and Centers of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR),under Department of Health Research (DHR) ,Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of Government of India.The various objectives they aim at achieving are:

Mission:

To develop north-eastern states of India in bio-medical research and build up scientific man power.

Goal:
The goal of Regional Medical Research Centre, NE Region is to promote biomedical research in north-eastern states of India and build up technical man power, making a network of health facilities of the region and to collect information about traditional system of medicine with a multidisciplinary approach.

Mandate:
The mandate of Regional Medical Research Centre, NE Region is to carry out biomedical research in priority areas that are fixed on the following guidelines ;

Diseases having priority in National health programme
Diseases common in two or more states of the region
Diseases unique to the region
Explore traditional knowledge