The IIHMR University has been established by Government of Rajasthan vide the IIHMR University Ordinance, 2013 (Ordinance No 30 of 2013) promulgated on September 27,2013 by the Governor which was replaced by the IIHMR University Act, 2014 (Act No.3, of 2014) passed by the State Legislature on February 07, 2014. The Act of 2014
received the assent of the Governor on 25th day of February, 2014 and was finally notified in Rajasthan Gazette Extraordinary on February 26,2014.
IIHMR, Jaipur got 1st prize under institute building sector for the efforts for Energy Conservation for the year 2010-11. The award was given by Sh. Ashok Gehalot Chief Minister and Sh. Jitendra Singh, Energy Minister (Government of Rajasthan).