The ambitious project of Tele-Medicine was devised by the State Health Department with the technical support from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). In the first phase, Balaghat, Mandla, Sidhi, Shahdol, Shivpurkalan, Jhabua, Mandsore, Khargon, Shajapur, Betul and Trust hospitals Padhar Betul, Yogiraj institute Mandla along with Medical Colleges of Bhopal, Jabalpur and Gwalior.
Madhya Pradesh Council for Science and Technology, which had devised the unique idea, is the nodal agency of this project. Senior MPCST Scientist Rajesh Arya, who is taking care of the project claimed that the necessary infrastructure have been installed at the various centres recently. He also claimed that these centres have started functioning on testing basis.