In 1960, a small but an ardent group of Mission devotees hired a room in a slum area in Murphy Town, Bengaluru. They started conducting a biweekly medical clinic for the poor and needy. When Swami Chinmayananda heard about the Murphy Town project and its volunteers, he decided to start a hospital, and the seed of Chinmaya Mission Hospital was sown. Funds were collected, land purchased, construction planned and executed, and in 1970, Swami Chinmayananda officially inaugurated Chinmaya Mission Hospital. On November 6, 1999, Chinmaya Mission Hospital extended its ceilings, floors, walls and staff. From its humble beginnings in 1970, it is now a 200-bed hospital with the most modern equipment and facilities.