The Leirik Memorial Charitable Society (LMCS) came legally into existence in the year 1984, after due registration under the Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860 bearing No. 5736 of 1984, Manipur. Health services were almost nil in Manipur during the 1940's and Thongram Ongbi (L) Leirik Devi succumbed to her illness in 1945. This sad loss prompted the Thongram family to establish the Leirik Memorial Charitable Society in her ever loving memory and contribute services to the people of Manipur, particularly in Health and Education Sectors. The Society established two schools two schools upto XII standard affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi namely RK Sanatombi Devi Vidyalaya , Pangei, Imphal East and RK Sanatombi Devi Vidyalaya, Jiribam. Further , RK Sanatombi College of Education, Imphal was also established and duly recognized by NCTE and affiliated to Manipur University for B Ed & M Ed Courses. To take another step forward, the Society established a Nursing Institute in the year,2015 and strives to meet the demand for innovation and leadership in nursing education namely Leirik Nursing of Nursing which is duly permitted for GNM Programme with an intake of 20 seats from the academic session 2015-16 by the Indian Nursing Council vide No. 1/R/NOC/MNC/2013 dt. 13-05-2015.
The primary vision of Leirik Institute of Nursing is to improve the health and well being of society through educating nurses in academic and practice roles. This Institute will prepare nursing students to contribute to the health of individuals, families, groups and communities through nursing science and research with evidence based practice ; development of professionals with critical and ethical decision thinking.