* World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized the Institute as collaborative centre for the health of indigenous population (WHO CC no. IND-111);
* Rajiv Gandhi Proudygiki Vishvavidyalaya (RGPV), Bhopal, Symbosis International University, Pune and Rani Durgavati Vishvavidyalaya (RDVV), Jabalpur recognizes this institute for PhD and M.Sc. dissertation;
* First Intermediate Referral Laboratory (IRL) for Tuberculosis in Madhya Pradesh;
* Apex Referral Laboratory for Dengue & Chikungunya foe Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh.