Rs 1299 Crore For New AIIMS in Haryana, AIIMS Delhi to Turn ‘World Class Medical University’


A ‘master plan’ to turn Delhi AIIMS into a medical university just got the nod while Haryana is marked for a new AIIMS.

Haryana will soon get its own AIIMS at a cost of Rs 1,299 crore, and AIIMS New Delhi will be turned into a “world class medical university” as per a Union Cabinet approval passed on Thursday.

Haryana AIIMS to add 100 MBBS seats and 750 hospital beds

The new All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) will come up at Manethi in Haryana’s Rewari district and will add 100 MBBS seats and 60 Bachelor Nursing course seats.

It will also have an AYUSH Block, auditorium, night shelter, guest house, hostels and residential facilities, apart from a medical college.

The new AIIMS will have 750 hospital beds which will include emergency/trauma beds, AYUSH beds, private beds and ICU specialty and super specialty beds in the 15-20 Super Specialty Departments.

Each new AIIMS is expected to cater to around 1,500 Out Patient Departments (OPD), said Union Minister Arun Jaitley, informing about the cabinet decision, reported IANS.

Master plan’ in process to turn Delhi AIIMS into world class medical university’

The master plan’ regarding Delhi AIIMS which got the go-ahead from the Cabinet aims to free up enough space in the institute and improve the infrastructure for the next 20 years.

The project hopes to create a world class medical university’ that can also provide highly specialised healthcare services along with space to advance research.

Moreover, it would be able to provide an integrated ‘one campus’ answer to all the investigative, physiotherapeutic, operative, rehabilitative and vocational needs of the patients along with ensuring smart mobility and accessibility for them.

It is hoped that the Delhi AIIMS can become an apex tertiary care center for the advancement of research, clinical applications, and management of patients.

(Source India Today)

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