The Rehbar Foundation (Regd.) was established in 2008 by a group of well known Doctors, Educationists & Social Figures, who were motivated by a strong spirit of social responsibilities & commitments. Apart from the Social commitments involved in aims & objectives, the ultimate aim of the society is to establish educational institutes to cater the drastic & challenging needs of the Minorities & other Weaker Sections of Society.
Keeping in view the need of the region and to contribute for meaningful employment for girls & minority section of the society & development of Medical, Nursing & Health Education in Punjab, the Foundation established "Rehbar Institute of Medical Sciences at Bhawanigarh" in the year 2008-09 with D.Pharmacy (Ayurvedic) & added GNM & ANM courses in the year 2009-10 and Rehbar Ayurvedic Unani Tibbi Medical College in 2013.
Satisfying the core aim of social welfare & responsibility, the Foundation is working for providing remarkable health services to the poor & downtrodden strata of the society specially belonging to rural Punjab. The Foundation has organized free medical check-up camps at various villages of the area and free medicines have also been distributed to the needy patients.
The Foundation is a registered society under Societies Registration Act 1960 with Registrar of Societies. Recognizing the aims & objectives of the Foundation for the welfare of the Society, the Govt. of India awarded Exemption for Donations under Section 80G of Income tax Act to the Society. The foundation has also been recognized under section 12 A of Income Tax Act by Govt. of India.